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Table Of Contents

Reverse Multiple-Choice
Multiple Multiple-Choice
Data Questions
The Free-Response Section
Starting to Write
Tackling Data Questions
Example 1
Scoring Guidelines
Sample Essay
Comments
Example 2
Comment
How to Use This Book
The Constitution
The Historical Background to the Constitution
Drafting the Constitution
The Structure of the Legislative Branch
Dealing with the Slavery Issue
Deciding How Presidents Should Be Elected
Ratification of the Constitution
Basic Principles of the Constitution
Republican Form of Government
Separation of Powers/Checks and Balances
Federal System
Practice
Answers
Disadvantages
Congress
The Power of Congress in the Constitution
Who Serves in Congress
Incumbency
Organization of Congress
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Step 1: A bill is introduced
Step 2: The bill in committee
Step 3: A bill in the House Committee on Rules
Step 4: A bill on the House and Senate floor
Step 5: A bill in the conference committee
Step 6: The bill goes to the president
Other Responsibilities of Congress
Oversight
Investigation
How Congress Votes
The Presidency
Presidential Authority
Foreign Policy/Military Powers
Legislative Authority
Appointive Powers
Inherent Powers
The Organization of the Executive Branch
The White House Office
The Executive Office of the President
The Cabinet
The Vice President, Presidential Succession, and Impeachment
Controlling the Federal Bureaucracy
The Judiciary
The Judiciary in the Constitution
The Structure of the Federal Court System
Who Serves on the Federal Courts
The Supreme Court in Action
Judicial Decision Making
The Court, the President, the Congress
Public Opinion
Measuring Public Opinion
Political Socialization
Political Ideology
Mass Media
Evolution of the Mass Media
Organization of the Mass Media
Reporting and Presenting the News
Media and Politics
Political Parties
The Development of Political Parties
Political Parties: Functions, Organization, and Responsibilities
Political Parties Today
Voting and Elections
The Expansion of Suffrage
Voter Turnout and Who Votes
Types of Elections
Running for President
The Role of the Media
The Electoral College
Financing Presidential Campaigns
Interest Groups
Types of Interest Groups
Interest Groups and Their Members
What Interest Groups Do
Regulating Interest Groups
Civil Liberties
Perspectives on the Bill of Rights
The First Amendment: Freedom of Religion
The Establishment Clause
The Free Exercise Clause
First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and the Press
The Rights of Criminal Defendants
The Right of Privacy
Civil Liberties after September 11
Civil Rights
From Slavery to Jim Crow
The Struggle for Equality
Women’s Rights
Age, Disability, and Sexual Orientation
Affirmative Action
Public Policy
The Process of Making Public Policy
The Politics of Policymaking
The Development of Regulatory Policy
Social Policy
Healthcare Policy
Economic Policy
The Goals of Economic Policy
Economic Policy in Theory
The Budget Process
Taxation and Tax Policy
Housing Collapse, Financial Crisis, and Recession
International Economic Policy
Foreign Policy
Overview of U.S. Foreign Policy
Making Foreign Policy
The Institutions of Foreign Policy
Practice Test 1
Answer Sheet
Section I: Multiple-Choice Questions
Section II: Free-Response Questions
Answer Key
Answer Explanations
Question 1
Question 2
Question 3
Question 4
Practice Test 2
Practice Test 3
Glossary of Key Terms
The Constitution of the United States of America
Preamble
Article I
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 9
Section 10
Article II
Article III
Article IV
Article V
Article VI
Article VII
Amendments to the Constitution16
The Preamble to the Bill of Rights17
Amendment I
Amendment II
Amendment III
Amendment IV
Amendment V
Amendment VI
Amendment VII
Amendment VIII
Amendment IX
Amendment X
Amendment XII21
Amendment XIII23
Amendment XIV
Section 124
Section 225
Amendment XV
Amendment XVI28
Amendment XVII29
Amendment XVIII30
Amendment XIX
Amendment XX
Section 231
Section 332
Amendment XXI
Amendment XXII
Amendment XXIII
Amendment XXIV
Amendment XXV34
Amendment XXVI
Section 136
Amendment XXVII37
Endnotes
Important U.S. Supreme Court Cases
Internet Resources for Further Study
The President
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Your complete guide to a higher score on the*AP U.S. Government and PoliticsAbout the book:IntroductionReviews of the AP exam format and scoringProven strategies for answering multiple-choice questionsHints for tackling the essay questionsFAQsPart I: Subject Area ReviewsCovers all subject areas you'll be tested onConstitutional basis of U.S. governmentPolitical beliefs and behaviorsPolitical parties, interest groups, and mass mediaStructure of governmentPublic policyCivil rights and civil libertiesIncludes sample questions and answers for each subjectPart II: AP U.S. Government and Politics Practice Exams3 full-length practice exams with answers and complete explanations
Your complete guide to a higher score on the*AP U.S. Government and PoliticsAbout the book:IntroductionReviews of the AP exam format and scoringProven strategies for answering multiple-choice questionsHints for tackling the essay questionsFAQsPart I: Subject Area ReviewsCovers all subject areas you'll be tested onConstitutional basis of U.S. governmentPolitical beliefs and behaviorsPolitical parties, interest groups, and mass mediaStructure of governmentPublic policyCivil rights and civil libertiesIncludes sample questions and answers for each subjectPart II: AP U.S. Government and Politics Practice Exams3 full-length practice exams with answers and complete explanations

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