Why was the 1295 Parliament called a 'Model Parliament'?
They were called the model parliament because they were the first actual parliament. ...
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What is the function of the US Parliament?
There is no US "parliament". Parliament is the legislative body in Great Britain and in some other countries as well, but not in the United States. In the United States the legislative body is called Congress. The function of Congress is primarily to make laws governing the nation. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Politics and Government, US Constitution, Australia Politics and Society
What is the senate and the house of representives called?
In the US this is known as Congress. In Australia, they make up the Federal Parliament. ...
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How does the function of the US Congress differ from a parliament?
The function of the US Congress differ from a parliament because the function of the parliament represent a certain jurisdiction of citizens while Us congress do not. ...
Asked in Word Games, Buildings, Ottawa
What is the tower in the centre of the Parliament Buildings called?
The one on Canada's Parliament building is called the Peace Tower. Not sure about British Parliament, sorry. ...
How many MP's are there in the House of Parliament in the USA?
The US does not have a Parliament, but instead it has a 100 member Upper House called the Senate, and a 435 memmber Lower House termed the House of Representatives. ...
What are the houses of parliament called in the Australian Capital Territory?
The Australian Parliament uses the US names for the houses of the legislature: the Senate and the House of Representatives. As of 2016, there are 76 senators and 150 representatives. ...
Asked in Politics and Government, Europe
What is the Parliament of Europe called?
Europe does not have a parliament as such. Europe consists of over 50 countries, each of which has its own Parliament. There is an organisation called the European Union, which has 28 of Europe's countries as members. It has a parliament which is simply known as the European Parliament. ...
What is the lower house of parliament called in India?
The lower house of Parliament in India is called the Lok Sabha.