How are political parties and legislative leadership related in state government? A) Legislative branches use a lottery system of the most senior party members to see who leads committees. B) The party with the fewest people is allowed to determine committee leadership in the legislature. C) The party with the most people in a legislative branch chooses who will lead the committees. D) Political parties and legislative leadership are in no way linked in state government.
The party with the most people in a legislative branch chooses who will lead the committees. Committee leadership is important because those leaders determine what issues are considered to be most important in that particular house of the legislature.
Why was a Union victory at Vicksburg so important for the North
The victory of Union at Vicksburg is significant for the North because it helped the North to control the Mississippi River. The siege of Vicksburg occurred after the Battle of Gettysburg, also lost by the confederates (the South). Vicksburg is necessary for Union because it was a river port for the South, through which they were sending supplies in the West. By capturing Vicksburg, the North would isolate the Western rebel states like Taxes, Louisiana, and Arkansas from the South.
What policy did "jim crow" laws put in place?
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States. Enacted by white Democratic-dominated state legislatures in the late 19th century after the Reconstruction period, these laws continued to be enforced until 1965.
What was a focus of the constitution of 1824