1. How is LBJ described when he is a Senator?
LBJ is described as a senator who is ruthless and does anything to be on the winning side of an issue. LBJ is an actor with confidence and raw power.
2. What is the Senate responsible for?
The Senate is responsible for restraining the Executive Branch of government. The Senate approves office appointments, reviews potential impeachments in the House, and advises on treaties.
3. How does the Seventeenth Amendment effect Senators?
The Seventeenth Amendments effects Senators in that this piece of legislation requires Senators to be elected by popular vote. This amendment is signed in 1913 and prior to this, new Senators win their seats by appointment from their state legislatures. This Amendments is put in place under the presidency of Woodrow Wilson in the hopes that Senators act in accordance to the needs and desires of the people they represent.
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