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AMSCO®
Advanced Placement®
United States Government & Politics, 3rd Edition

By David Wolfford | Grades 10-12 | Lexile 1220

All-new edition structured and written to follow the current AP® Course and Exam Description

Features

  • Flexibly designed to use in a one-semester or one-year course.
  • Units and topics  aligned to the AP® Course and Exam Description 
    • Unit 1—Foundations of American Democracy (9 topics) 
    • Unit 2—Interactions Among Branches of Government  (15 topics) 
    • Unit 3—Civil Liberties and Civil Rights  (13 topics) 
    • Unit 4—American Political Ideologies and Beliefs  (10 topics) 
    • Unit 5—Political Participation  (13 topics) 
  • Required Supreme Court Cases and Foundational Documents 
    • 15 Required Supreme Court Case features provide an in-depth look at the case and the Supreme Court’s ruling 
    • 9 Foundational Document features detail the philosophical basis and political values of U.S. government and their application to recent events 
  • Questions based on AP® Exam formats 
    • 180 multiple-choice questions 
    • 66 free-response questions 
    • 5 argumentation essay questions 
    • 1 complete practice test modeled on the AP® Exam   
  • Features to develop skills tested on the AP® Exam 
    • 60 Think as a Political Scientist features focus on disciplinary practices and reasoning processes 
    • 60 Reflect on the Essential Question features review key learning objectives  
    • Write as a Political Scientist features build writing skills for answering the argumentation essay question 
    • “Think Tank” resource for the civic engagement project 
  • Answer Key correlates each question to College Board Curriculum Framework. 

Answer Key is sold only to educators and shipped to school or district addresses only. A verified classroom set purchase of the student edition (print or digital) is required. Please contact Customer Service at (800) 831-4190 to order by credit card.


Author

David Wolfford
As an experienced teacher of AP® U.S. Government and Politics at Mariemont High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, David Wolfford has also served as an AP® Reader. He has conducted historical research projects on school desegregation and American political history. David has published in historical journals, such as Ohio Valley History and Kentucky Humanities and has written on government, politics, and campaigns for national magazines and Cincinnati newspapers. He is a James Madison Fellow, a National Board Certified Teacher, and a regular contributor to Social Education.


Advanced Placement® is a trademark registered and/or owned by the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, these products.


 

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  1. Advanced Placement: United States Government and Politics, 3rd edition

    Advanced Placement: United States Government and Politics, 3rd edition

    Student Edition Ebook (1-Year License)

    T3202D
    Cover all the essential content and prepare students for the AP® U.S. Government and Politics exam by exploring the foundations of American democracy, branches of government, civil liberties/rights, political ideologies/beliefs, and political participation. The text includes all nine required foundational documents, the complete text of the United States Constitution, and Supreme Court case descriptions. Track student progress with unit reviews, assessments, and a full-length AP® Government and Politics practice exam modeled on the new course and exam descriptions. Learn More

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  2. Advanced Placement: United States Government and Politics, 3rd edition

    Advanced Placement: United States Government and Politics, 3rd edition

    Student Edition

    T320201
    Cover all the essential content and prepare students for the AP® U.S. Government and Politics exam by exploring the foundations of American democracy, branches of government, civil liberties/rights, political ideologies/beliefs, and political participation. The text includes all nine required foundational documents, the complete text of the United States Constitution, and Supreme Court case descriptions. Track student progress with unit reviews, assessments, and a full-length AP® Government and Politics practice exam modeled on the new course and exam descriptions. Learn More

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    T3791B
    Cover all the essential content and prepare students for the AP® U.S. Government and Politics exam by exploring the foundations of American democracy, branches of government, civil liberties/rights, political ideologies/beliefs, and political participation. The text includes all nine required foundational documents, the complete text of the United States Constitution, and Supreme Court case descriptions. Track student progress with unit reviews, assessments, and a full-length AP® Government and Politics practice exam modeled on the new course and exam descriptions. Learn More
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