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5 Steps to a 5 AP U. S. Government and Politics, 2008-2009 Edition

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A PERFECT PLAN FOR THE PERFECT SCORE

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your ...

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Overview

A PERFECT PLAN FOR THE PERFECT SCORE

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with



  • Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test

  • All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score

  • Your choice of three customized study schedules-so you can pick the one that meets your needs

The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:

Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program

Step 2: Determine Your Readiness

Step 3: Develop the Strategies

Step 4: Review the Knowledge

Step 5: Build Your Confidence

*AP, Advanced Placement Program, and College Board are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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Pamela K. Lamb teaches AP U.S. government and politics at Del Rio High School and is a reader of AP tests in history, government, and economics.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction: The Five-Step Program
STEP 1: Set Up Your Study Program
Chapter 1. What You Need to Know About the AP U.S. Government and Politics Exam
Chapter 2. How to Plan Your Time
STEP 2: Determine Your Test Readiness
Chapter 3. Take a Diagnostic Exam
STEP 3: Develop Strategies for Success
Chapter 4. Section I of the Exam: How to Approach the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 5. Section II of the Exam: How to Approach the Free-Response Essay
STEP 4: Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High
Chapter 6. Architecture and Development of U.S. Government
Chapter 7. Federalism
Chapter 8. Political Culture
Chapter 9. Political Parties
Chapter 10. Voting and Elections
Chapter 11. Interest Groups and the Mass Media
Chapter 12. The Legislative Branch
Chapter 13. The Executive Branch and the Bureaucracy
Chapter 14. The National Judiciary
Chapter 15. Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Chapter 16. The Politics and Public Policymaking
STEP 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence
Appendix
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