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AP US Government and Politics
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Fond of political intrigue? Then look no further than the happenings of our nation’s capital. From its constitutional underpinnings to interest groups, public policy, civil rights and mass media, you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of how US government works. You’ll flex your critical thinking and writing skills while researching and analyzing US politics. Prerequisite: None, but successful completion of US History is recommended. This is a single semester course.

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ONE-SEMESTER COURSE
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Unit 1: Underpinnings and Documents of American Government
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  • Constitutional Beginnings
  • American Documents
  • American Federalism
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Unit 2: Political Beliefs and Behaviors
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  • Political Parties and Voting Behavior
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Unit 3: Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media
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  • Political Parties and Voting Behavior
  • Elections
  • The Executive Branch
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Unit 4: Institutions of National Government; the Congress, the Presidency, the Bureaucracy, and the Federal Courts
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  • The Legislative Branch
  • The Executive Branch
  • The Bureaucracy
  • The Judiciary
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Unit 5: Public Policy
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  • The Legislative Branch
  • The Bureaucracy
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Unit 6: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
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  • Civil Liberties: The Bill of Rights Today
  • Civil Rights