By Lauren Dee
House of Representatives Election and Term of Office
The Representatives must be be 25 years or older.
Division of Representatives Among the States
Only 3/5 of a state's slave population was to be counted in determining the number of representatives elected by the state. Native Americans were not counted at all.
The "enumeration" refereed to is the census, the population count taken every 10 years since 1790.
How Bills Become Laws
The Speaker is the leader of the majority party in the House. They are responsible for choosing the heads of the various House committees. "Impeachment" means a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime, or bringing charges against an official.