American History

1.Get to Know Your Member of Congress

Resources: Get Connected: The Organization of Congress on p. 373 of Government in America
Follow the instructions in the text closely and use the Web sites provided to search for committee jurisdiction and to find your representative.
Address the following, along with the three bulleted questions at the bottom of p. 373:

Who is your representative?
How long has he or she served in the House of Representatives?
Did your representative hold public office before he or she was elected to the House? You may need to consult the biography on his or her Web site to find this information.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format describing the characteristics of your congressional district, your guess about the committee on which your member serves, and his or her actual committee assignment.
Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

I live in the State of TN. Can you help me find some websites that would have this information.

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  1. This site give a list of the members of Congress from Tenn.

    http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Category:Members_of_the_U.S._Congress_from_Tennessee

    By clicking on their name you can get a biography. For further information, put their name in Google, followed by the word, biography.

    This site is on APA style:

    http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

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