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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® American Government

Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve.

CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass the CLEP® exam and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs.

Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.

There are many different ways to prepare for the CLEP® exam. What's best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. Our test prep for CLEP® American Government and the free online tools that come with it, will allow you to create a personalized CLEP® study plan that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge.

Here's how it works:

Diagnostic exam at the REA Study Center focuses your study

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most.

Most complete subject review for CLEP® American Government

Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exam and includes a glossary of must-know terms.

Two full-length practice exams

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the CLEP® American Government topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer-so you'll be prepared on test day.

REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP® preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP® titles available. Our test preps for CLEP® exams help you earn valuable college credit, save on tuition, and get a head start on your college degree.

Synopsis:

CLEP* AMERICAN GOVERNMENT Everything you need to pass the CLEP* American Government exam and get the college credits you deserve.

CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* American Government exam and includes a glossary of must-know American Government terms. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter># 

Synopsis:

REAs CLEP American Government Test Prep with Online Practice Exams

Earns You College Credits! If youre looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP American Government exam? CLEP American Government test prep with online practice is the latest addition to REAs CLEP library. Our CLEP test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. Our comprehensive review covers all the CLEP American Government topics you need to know for exam day: institutions and policy processes, the federal courts and civil liberties, political parties, interest groups, and the content and history of the Constitution. Start your study by taking our diagnostic practice test online. This timed test includes automatic scoring and feedback, so you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. The book includes two full-length practice tests that mirror the actual exam, allowing you to become familiar with the test format before taking the CLEP American Government exam. Each practice test comes with detailed explanations of answers to help you identify areas in need of improvement and be prepared on test day. Both of the books practice tests are also available online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. A study schedule and test-taking strategies round out this complete test prep package. What is CLEP?

CLEP is the College Boards credit-by-examination program for 33 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. REAs CLEP test preps will help you earn valuable college credits, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

About the Author

Dr. Preston Jones has been a Fulbright scholar and a fellow of the Pew Program in Religion and American History. He received his doctorate in History from the University of Ottawa (Canada) in 1999 and an M.A. in History from California State University at Sonoma in 1995.

Dr. Jones has taught courses in European, American, and world history at the secondary and university levels. He also teaches Latin. He has published over 200 articles in scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. Currently he teaches at John Brown University in Arkansas.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS About the Author

About Research & Education Association

Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1

Passing the CLEP American Government Exam

Getting Started

The REA Study Center

An Overview of the Exam

All About the CLEP Program

Options for Military Personnel and Veterans

SSD Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities

6-Week Study Plan

Test-Taking Tips

The Day of the Exam

Online Diagnostic Test

CHAPTER 2

Background to American Government

What Democracy Means

Theories of Democracy

Historical Background of the Constitution

Philosophical Background of the Constitution

Beginnings of a National Government

Ratification of the Constitution

Alteration of the Constitution

CHAPTER 3

Political Parties and Voting Patterns

The Role and Nature of Third Parties

The Major Third Parties

Benefits of a Two-Party System

Dissension Within Parties

Campaign Finance

What Party Identity Means

How Candidates Are Selected

Who Votes&#8212;and Why

The Electoral College Vote

CHAPTER 4

Congress: Powers and Organization

Congress and the Unwritten Constitution

Stated Powers of Congress

How Legislation Works

Election of Members of Congress

Apportionment of House Seats

Organization of the House and Power of Impeachment

Organization of the Senate

CHAPTER 5

Congress: Rules and Operations

Congressional Rules and Committees

Lobbyists and Discipline

Forms of Discipline

Operations of Congress

Types of Taxes

Collection of Taxes and Payment of Debt

Powers Congress Does Not Have

CHAPTER 6

The Presidency

Presidential Power and Responsibility

Additional Presidential Powers

The Executive Branch of Government

Response to Crises

Presidents and Public Approval

The Vice Presidents Duties

The First Ladys Role

CHAPTER 7

Federal Bureaucracy and the Media

Bureaucracy Defined

What Bureaucracies Do

The Politicized Bureaucracy

The Media

Government and the Media

CHAPTER 8

Federal Courts and Civil Liberties

The Supreme Court

Lower Federal Courts

Selection of Federal Judges

The Courts and Controversy

Protection of Civil Liberties

The Second Amendment: The Right to Bear Arms

Criminal Rights and Social Order

The War Against Terrorism CHAPTER 9

The States: Civil Rights and Federalism

What Federalism Means

The Womens Movement

What Cooperative Federalism Means

Immigration

The New Federalism

CHAPTER 10

Public Opinion and Political Socialization

Public Opinion

Political Socialization

Factors Related to Political Opinions

An Election About Trust

Practice Test 1

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 2

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738610382
Author:
Jones, Preston
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Subject:
Reference-Test Guides
Subject:
CLEP (College-Level Examination Program)
Subject:
CLEP American Government
Subject:
Test Prep
Subject:
American Government practice tests
Subject:
CLEP test prep
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
CLEP Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 14
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
10 x 6 in 0.95 lb
Age Level:
from 16

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CLEP* AMERICAN GOVERNMENT Everything you need to pass the CLEP* American Government exam and get the college credits you deserve.

CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass their CLEP* exams and earn college credits while reducing their tuition costs. DIAGNOSTIC EXAM TO FOCUS YOUR STUDY

Our online diagnostic exam pinpoints your strengths and shows you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most. MOST COMPLETE SUBJECT REVIEW

Our targeted review covers all the material youll be expected to know for the CLEP* American Government exam and includes a glossary of must-know American Government terms. TWO FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE EXAMS

The online REA Study Center gives you two full-length practice tests and the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer&#8212;so youll be prepared on test day. Access the REA Study Center at: #LINK<www.REA.com/StudyCenter># 

"Synopsis" by ,
REAs CLEP American Government Test Prep with Online Practice Exams

Earns You College Credits! If youre looking for an easy and inexpensive way to earn college credit, why not take the CLEP American Government exam? CLEP American Government test prep with online practice is the latest addition to REAs CLEP library. Our CLEP test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit. Our comprehensive review covers all the CLEP American Government topics you need to know for exam day: institutions and policy processes, the federal courts and civil liberties, political parties, interest groups, and the content and history of the Constitution. Start your study by taking our diagnostic practice test online. This timed test includes automatic scoring and feedback, so you can pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. The book includes two full-length practice tests that mirror the actual exam, allowing you to become familiar with the test format before taking the CLEP American Government exam. Each practice test comes with detailed explanations of answers to help you identify areas in need of improvement and be prepared on test day. Both of the books practice tests are also available online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. A study schedule and test-taking strategies round out this complete test prep package. What is CLEP?

CLEP is the College Boards credit-by-examination program for 33 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP titles and software available. REAs CLEP test preps will help you earn valuable college credits, save on tuition, and get a college degree.

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