My Max Score AP U.S. Government & Politics: Maximize Your Score in Less Time

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THE MOST VALUE IN AP TEST PREP- 3 GUIDES IN 1
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Overview

THE MOST VALUE IN AP TEST PREP- 3 GUIDES IN 1
The AP test prep guide you are holding is:

  • A complete, long-term review maximizing your time and tracking your progress
  • The perfect cram session companion, boosting your score with strategies that work
  • The best source for practice tests that save time and make a big difference
  • All of the above

With its customized programs and full, clear test topic reviews, My Max Score sifts through the clutter and gives you everything you really need-no more, no less-to help make your Max Score a 5.

My Max Score will help boost your score if you have:

  • A few days
  • A few weeks
  • A few months
  • All of the above

It's never too early to start a complete review, but it's also never too late for a score-boosting crash session.

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New Jersey-based Franz is a former social studies teacher and has worked in the field of test prep for the past 17 years. His latest test-prep text provides a practical resource for high school students taking the AP US Government and Politics Exam. Recognizing that students approach AP test preparation in various ways, for varied reasons, the text is organized into three sections to accommodate a range of users: a last-minute study guide to use the week before the test, a comprehensive review for those with more than a week to prepare, and a long-term study plan for students preparing well in advance. Included are a topic review section with questions, answers and explanations, and a practice test with answers and explanations.
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"New Jersey-based Franz is a former social studies teacher and has worked in the field of test prep for the past 17 years. His latest test-prep text provides a practical resource for high school students taking the AP US Government and Politics Exam. Recognizing that students approach AP test preparation in various ways, for varied reasons, the text is organized into three sections to accommodate a range of users: a last-minute study guide to use the week before the test, a comprehensive review for those with more than a week to prepare, and a long-term study plan for students preparing well in advance. Included are a topic review section with questions, answers and explanations, and a practice test with answers and explanations." - Book News
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402243141
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Series: My Max Score Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 204,692
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

The Essentials: A Last-Minute Study Guide 1

The Big Ideas of AP U.S. Government and Politics 5

Basic Test-Taking Strategies 31

The Main Course: Comprehensive Strategies and Review 39

Mastering the Multiple-Choice Section 43

Mastering the Free-Response Section 51

Key Terms of AP U.S. Government and Politics 55

Topic 1 The Constitution and the Basic Principles of American Government 85

Topic 2 Federalism 95

Topic 3 Congress: The Legislative Branch 103

Topic 4 The President and the Executive Branch 115

Topic 5 The Supreme Court and the Federal Judiciary 129

Topic 6 Civil Liberties 137

Topic 7 The Struggle for Equal Rights 147

Topic 8 Political Parties and Elections 155

Topic 9 Interest Groups 167

Topic 10 Political Culture and the Mass Media 175

Topical Review Answers and Explanations 183

The Big Picture: How to Prepare Year-Round 193

AP U.S. Government and Politics Practice Exam 203

About the Author 255

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