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Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics, 8th Edition

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US Government & Politics

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Overview


Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    Using the Book
    The Structure of the Test
    Study Strategies
    Multiple-Choice Questions
    Free-Response Essay Question Strategy
    Data-Based Free-Response Essay Question Strategy
    A Summary of the Free-Response Answer Section
  • Part One: Constitutional Development
    The Theory of Modern Government
    Constitutional Foundations
    The Constitution
    Federalism
    The Bill of Rights and Civil Liberties
    Civil Rights: Equal Protection Under the Law
  • Part Two: The Institutions of Government
    The Congress
    The Presidency
    The Judiciary
    The Bureaucracy
  • Part Three: The Political Process and Political Beliefs
    Political Parties and Political Action
    Nominations, Campaigns, and Elections
    Voting Behavior: The Impact of Public Opinion and the Media
    Special Interest Groups—Lobbyists and PACs
  • Part Four: Public Policy Issues
    The Economy, the Federal Budget, Social Welfare and Entitlements
  • Part Five: Model Exams
    Model Exam 1
    Answer Key
    Model Exam 2
    Answer Key
  • Glossary
  • Index
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438002798
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2014
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 886
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
    Using the Book
    The Structure of the Test
    Study Strategies
    Multiple-Choice Questions
    Free-Response Essay Question Strategy
    Data-Based Free-Response Essay Question Strategy
    A Summary of the Free-Response Answer Section
  • Part One: Constitutional Development
    The Theory of Modern Government
    Constitutional Foundations
    The Constitution
    Federalism
    The Bill of Rights and Civil Liberties
    Civil Rights: Equal Protection Under the Law
  • Part Two: The Institutions of Government
    The Congress
    The Presidency
    The Judiciary
    The Bureaucracy
  • Part Three: The Political Process and Political Beliefs
    Political Parties and Political Action
    Nominations, Campaigns, and Elections
    Voting Behavior: The Impact of Public Opinion and the Media
    Special Interest Groups—Lobbyists and PACs
  • Part Four: Public Policy Issues
    The Economy, the Federal Budget, Social Welfare and Entitlements
  • Part Five: Model Exams
    Model Exam 1
    Answer Key
    Model Exam 2
    Answer Key
  • Glossary
  • Index
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