Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics, 9th Edition

Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics, 9th Edition


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Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics, 9th Edition by Curt Lader, M.A.

In-depth preparation for the AP U.S. Government and Politics exam features:

  • Two full-length model AP exams with answer keys and explanations
  • An extensive subject review covering constitutional development, the branches of federal government, political parties, social welfare, foreign policy, and more
  • Updated content includes recent Supreme Court decisions
  • Newly revised free-response questions with rubrics

The manual can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM that presents two additional full-length practice tests with automatic scoring and fully explained answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438007441
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 1,194,027
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Curt was a former AP Government and Politics teacher at Northport High School, located in Suffolk County in New York. He is a frequent guest lecturer at law related conferences; and teaches Inside Politics at the CW Post Hutton House lecture series. Curt lives in Smithtown, NY and has Graduate degrees from Queens College and St.John's University.

Table of Contents

Barron's Essential 5
Using the Book
The Structure of the Test
How the Test Is Scored
Study Strategies
Multiple-Choice Questions
Free-Response Questions
Data-Based Questions
Part One: Constitutional Underpinnings
The Theory of Modern Government
Constitutional Foundations
The Constitution
Part Two: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
The Bill of Rights and Civil Liberties
Civil Rights: Equal Protection Under the Law
Part Three: The Institutions of Government
The Congress
The Presidency
The Judiciary
The Bureaucracy
Part Four: Political Parties, Elections, Political Beliefs, The Media, And Special Interest Groups
Political Parties and Political Action
Nominations, Campaigns, and Elections
Political Beliefs and the Media
Special Interest Groups—Lobbyists and PACs
Part Five: Public Policy Issues
The Economy, the Federal Budget, Social Welfare and Entitlements
Part Six: Model Exams
Model Exam 1
Answer Key
Model Exam 2
Answer Key

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