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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 25. Why Do Wyoming and California Have the Same Number of Senators?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43585


This chapter is designed to examine our understanding of the functions of the U.S. Senate over time, why each state has two Senators, and what this fact means for understanding the role of the U.S. Senate today.

Chapter Contributors

  • Benjamin Kassow ( - bkassow) 'University of North Dakota'