AP Gov

 AP Gov students…This page will include many different resources for you throughout the year.  Visit if you need review materials, practice exams, the syllabus, or links to other websites.  The page will be updated throughout the year…

AP GOV EXAM REVIEW MATERIALS:  Below are lots of materials for you to study during our review…some will be assigned – others are for your use.

AP Gov Nuts and Bolts – An overview of court cases, acts, vocabulary and other things to know for the AP Exam.

2002 FRQ2003 FRQ2004 FRQ2005 FRQ2006 FRQ2007 FRQ2008 FRQ2009 FRQ,

2010 FRQ2011 FRQ2012 FRQ

Practice Exams/Questions:

Practice Test 1, #1-4,  Practice Test 1, #5-16,  Practice Test 1, #17-28,  Practice Test 1, #29-43,  Practice Test 1, #44-53,

Practice Test 1, #54-60,  Practice Test 1, FRQs

Practice Test 2, #1-11,  Practice Test 2, #12-21,  Practice Test 2, #22-30,  Practice Test 2, #31-40,

Practice Test 2, #41-49,  Practice Test 2, #50-58,  Practice Test 2, #59-60 and FRQs

Links:

AP US Government and Politics College Board Page

Sparknotes Review Page

CHAPTER/TOPICAL SUMMARIES – AP GOVERNMENT – TEST REVIEW

UNIT 1

CONSTITUTIONAL UNDERPINNINGS

FEDERALISM

CIVIL LIBERTIES

CIVIL RIGHTS

UNIT 2

POLITICAL CULTURE

POLITICAL PARTICIPATION and POLITICAL PARTIES

ELECTIONS AND CAMPAIGNS – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 10

INTEREST GROUPS – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 11

MASS MEDIA – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 12

Unit 3

THE CONGRESS – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 13

THE PRESIDENCY – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 14

          Unit 3 Practice Quiz – Congress and the Presidency

Unit 3 Practice Quiz WITH ANSWERS

THE FEDERAL BUREAUCRACY – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 15

THE JUDICIARY – Student Textbook Outline, Ch. 16

Unit 4

POLICYMAKING

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Policymaking Group Project – This is your assignment for this topic.  In groups, you will research, create a presentation, and argue to class about the details and solutions to one of four major policy subjects within the United States today.  Be prepared for questions from both students and teachers following your presentation.

Groups and Directions for Policymaking Assignment – Check this out for your group, and more complete directions on the project – including the date of presentations.

Student complete projects through this last unit related to policy and will present to class and teachers.

Student Presentations:  Foreign and Military Policy    Environmental Policy    Economic Policy

Test Prep…coming soon!  See Unit 2 Practice Exam above.

Practice FRQs

Practice M/C

Links to Explore

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