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Another Difference between the Senate and the House of Representatives w - Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America: Historical-Critical Edition, vol. 1 
Democracy in America: Historical-Critical Edition of De la démocratie en Amérique, ed. Eduardo Nolla, translated from the French by James T. Schleifer. A Bilingual French-English editions, (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2010). Vol. 1.
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Another Difference between the Senate and the House of Representativesw
The Senate named by the provincial legislators.—The representatives, by the people.—Two levels of election for the first.—A single one for the second.—Length of the different mandates.—Attributions.
The Senate differs from the other chamber not only by the very principle of representation, but also by the mode of election, by the length of mandate and by the diversity of attributions.
The House of Representatives is named by the people; the Senate, by the legislators of each state.
The one is the product of direct election; the other, of indirect election.
The mandate of representatives lasts only two years; that of the senators, six.
The House of Representatives has only legislative functions; it participates in judicial power only by accusing public officials. The Senate participates in the making of laws; it judges political crimes that are referred to it by the House of Representatives; it is, in addition, the great executive council of the nation. Treaties, concluded by the President, must be validated by the Senate; his choices, to be definitive, need to receive the approval of the same body.15
[w. ] In the manuscript: “other differences between . . .”
[15. ]See Federalist, Nos. 52-66, inclusive. Story [Commentaries (ed.)], pp. 199-314. Constitution, sect. II and III.