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
I have spent a great deal of time reviewing the previous released exams for the Government HSA LSN test. This two page study guide represents what I think are the most commonly referred to concepts, terms and Supreme Court cases that show up on
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:
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
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
A detailed lesson plan including a dynamic warm-up with web link, a short article by Trevor Noah on political moderation with web link to article and a task involving political party platforms with a web link to platforms.
This lesson should help
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
Document gives instructions to students on how create a short poem that describes where they are from in the world – including their family, culture and history. It also shows examples to help get the students started.
A 15 question Legislative Branch Vocabulary Quiz that includes key terms: constituents, implied powers, Reapportionment, United States census, Incumbent, Limited Government, Lobbyist, Impeachment, Veto, Speaker of the House, Expressed powers,