Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics with Online Tests
ISBN: 1438011687
EAN13: 9781438011684
Language: English
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics with Online Tests

Book Overview
This book has been completely rewritten to reflect the new AP U.S. Government and Politics curriculum and exam that will be implemented in the 2018-2019 school year. Advanced Placement students will appreciate the in-depth preparation they will get in this must-have manual that includes two full-length model AP U.S. Government and Politics exams with answer keys and explanations; extensive subject review of the branches of federal government, political parties, and more; updated content including recent Supreme Court decisions and the 2016 Presidential election; and newly revised free-response questions with rubrics. BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book or package will also get FREE access to three additional full-length online AP U.S. Government and Politics test with all questions answered and explained.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover Table of Contents: Barron's Essential 5 Preface Introduction Using the Book A Guide to the Redesigned Course and Exam Skills Needed to Succeed How the Test Is Scored Study Strategies Newly Redesigned Course Outline Multiple-Choice Questions Free-Response Questions 1 Foundations of American Democracy (Unit 1) Big Ideas: Constitutionalism, Liberty and Order, Competing Policy-Making Interests Key Terms Students Must Know Required Primary Documents Students Must Know Required Supreme Court Cases Students Must Know Key Concept 1.a: Evolution of Representative Democracy Key Concept 1.b: Origins of the Constitution Key Concept 1.c: The Constitution Key Concept 1.d: Federalism Review Multiple-Choice Questions 2 Interactions Among the Branches of Government (Unit 2) Big Ideas: Constitutionalism, Competing Policy-Making Interests Key Terms Students Must Know Required Primary Documents Students Must Know Required Supreme Court Cases Students Must Know Key Concept 2.a: The Legislative Branch Key Concept 2.b: The Executive Branch Key Concept 2.c: The Judicial Branch Key Concept 2.d: The Federal Bureaucracy Review Multiple-Choice Questions 3 Civil Liberties and Civil Rights (Unit 3) Big Ideas: Liberty and Order, Constitutionalism, Competing Policy-Making Interests, Civic Participation in a Representative Democracy Key Terms Students Must Know Required Primary Documents Students Must Know Required Supreme Court Cases Students Must Know Key Concept 3.a: The Bill of Rights Key Concept 3.b: The Fourteenth Amendment Key Concept 3.c: Equal Protection Under the Law and Selective Incorporation Key Concept 3.d: Civil Rights Key Concept 3.e: The Supreme Court Interprets Civil Rights Issues Review Multiple-Choice Questions 4 American Political Ideologies and Beliefs (Unit 4) Big Ideas: Methods of Political Analysis, Competing Policy-Making Interests Key Terms Students Must Know Key Concept 4.a: Demographics and Political Socialization Key Concept 4b: Polling Key Concept 4c: Political Philosophies and Political Party Ideology Review Multiple-Choice Questions 5 Political Participation (Unit 5) Big Ideas: Civic Participation in a Representative Democracy, Competing Policy-Making Interests, Methods of Political Analysis Key Terms Students Must Know Required Supreme Court Case Students Must Know Key Concept 5a: Voting Key Concept 5b: Linkage Institutions Key Concept 5c: Elections as Linkage Key Concept 5d: The Media as Linkage Review Multiple-Choice Questions Practice Test 1 Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions Section 2: Free-Response Questions Answer Key Answers Explained Test-Analysis Worksheet Practice Test 2 Section 1: Multiple-Choice Questions Section 2: Free-Response Questions Answer Key Answers Explained Test-Analysis Worksheet Glossary Appendix Required Unit 1 Foundational Documents Required Supreme Court Cases Index