Discuss how contemporary activities of these two branches of the U.S. government compare and contrast with the intentions of the founders. Use specific examples, and include support from at least 3 sources, 1 of which can be your textbook. Your examination of the topic should include information about the following:
Structure and makeup of Congress
Differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate
Powers granted to Congress and the President under the Constitution
Checks and balances of power, considering Congress and the President
Roles and responsibilities of the President
Evolution of presidential power