It has been estimated that about one third of all of the multiple choice questions on the AP Government and Politics exams come from just 20 topics. This is a quiz that focuses on questions from these crucial topics. This can be used as a
Included are three readings on case studies involving federalism. The topics included are: Federalism and Gun Control Laws, Federalism and Tobacco Advertising Laws, and Federalism and Air Pollution Laws.
Each reading briefly describes the issue
This revised version now includes changes to the Maryland Government LSN curriculum that now specifies additional Supreme Court Cases not previously included, I have spent a great deal of time reviewing the previous released exams for the
A 15 question vocabulary quiz with answer key on Public Policy. Quiz was made with AP government in mind but is also suitable for other Government classes working on a public policy unit. Important terms are part of the quiz including: 1.
AP government teachers often use past essay exam questions to prepare their students. These questions are easily available on the web at
Students however can also
Government, U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
A 20 question vocabulary quiz to correspond with Unit 2 of the AP Government and Politics Curriculum. Public Opinion, Voting Behavior & Elections. Also suitable for other government classes working on this topic. Answer key included.
A complete lesson plan that follows the format of Charlotte Danielson's framework for teaching. Includes essential questions, aligned objectives from standards, Lesson objectives, a warn up, guided practice an independent task. and a closing.
Time saving vocabulary quiz that includes 15 key terms and an answer key. Words and terms include: Original Jurisdiction, Fourteenth Amendment, Indictment, Felony, Misdemeanor, Judicial review, Civil case, Precedent, Double jeopardy, Out of court
This document includes 25 short answer questions on many of the key topics covered in the first half of the AP Government and Politics curriculum. The topics covered include pluralism, judicial review, due process, checks and balances, the
This assignment asks students to fill in information for 9 landmark Supreme Court Cases including Plessy V Ferguson, Marbury v Madison, Brown v Board of Education, Baker v Carr, Miranda v Arizona, Tinker v Des Moines, Roe V Wade, U.S. V Nixon, New
This worksheet and handout reviews the many roles of members of congress including 1. Local Representation 2.Constituency Service 3. National Policy-Making 4. Committee Work 5. Oversight and Investigation 6. Floor Work 7. Congressional Leadership 8.
This is a homework hand out assignment that asks students to define and give examples of six key government principles. The principles included are: Popular Sovereignty, Limited government, Federalism, Separation of Powers, Checks and Balances and
A short newspaper article entitled "People hate Congress. But most incumbents get re-elected. What gives?" with five discussion questions.
Easy to read and understand thought provoking article that examines the paradox of low approval ratings for
This document includes fourteen thought provoking quotes about the United States Supreme Court. The quotes include statements on 1) Judicial Activism 2) Judicial restraint 3) Originalism 4) Living Constitution. Some quotes are about Supreme court