The Legislative Branches powers are enumerated in Article I of the United States Constitution. But their main power is to make laws as identified in Sections One and Seven. How do they do this? How does the Senate and the House of Representatives pass laws for the entire nation? Using the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and C-SPAN videos as an example, students will identify and analyze the process of how a bill becomes a law. Students will be able to explain and order seven basic steps for how a bill becomes a law.
Link to Lesson Plan: How A Bill Becomes A Law