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\nTechnically "congress" means the coming together or meeting. It's a meeting of the representatives of different congressional districts around the n…ation.\n.
\n Joke \n"If the opposite of PRO is CON, is the opposite of PROGRESS, CONGRESS? (MORE)
Congress is the legislative, or lawmaking, branch of our nationalgovernment. It shares power with the president and the SupremeCourt. The writers of the U.S. Constitution thou…ght Congress was soimportant, they listed it first! Congress has two parts, the Senateand the House of Representatives. There are 100 Senators, two fromeach state. The House of Representatives has 435 members. Thenumber of Representatives each state gets is based on the state'spopulation. States with large populations have morerepresentatives. For example, California has 52 Representatives,while North Dakota has just one. (MORE)
The US Congress, which is made up of two separate bodies, the House of Representative and the Senate, makes all federal law. These laws determine the amounts of taxes, set up …means for collecting them , determine how tax money is spent, establish the criminal code and provide for setting up the machinery for enforcing the laws. (MORE)
A congress is a formal meeting of representatives from different countries (or by extension constituent states ), or independent organizations (such as different trade u…nions ). .
The term Congress was chosen for the United States Congress to emphasize the status of each state represented there as a self-governing unit. Subsequently to the use of congress by the US legislature, the term has been adopted by many states within unions, and by unitary nation-states in the Americas , to refer to their legislatures. (MORE)
the continental congress was for the delegates of the thirteen colonies because they thought that they were the entire continent and the congress is only for america not the r…est of the continent (MORE)