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REA's Crash Course for the AP® U.S. Government & Politics Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® U.S. Government & Politics exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?

If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® U.S. Government & Politics is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know

The Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP® U.S. Government & Politics course description outline and actual AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time. Our easy-to-read format gives you a crash course in the major ideas and concepts in government and politics, including constitutional underpinnings of the U.S. government, political culture, federalism, civil rights/civil liberties, elections & campaigns, congress, the presidency & the executive branch, and more.

Expert Test-taking Strategies

Written by a former AP® teacher, the authors question-level strategy and advice explains how to handle the multiple-choice and free-response questions so you can raise your overall point score!

Key Terms You Must Know

Mastering AP® vocabulary terms is an easy way to increase your total score. Our AP® expert gives you the key terms all AP® U.S. Government & Politics students must know before test day.

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After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our free practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.

Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® U.S. Government & Politics student must have.

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CRASH COURSE FOR THE AP* U.S. GOVERNMENT & POLITICS EXAM - GET A HIGHER SCORE IN LESS TIME Late getting started? Facing too many AP* tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time! Study Only What You Need to Know

REAs Crash Course for the AP* U.S. Government & Politics exam is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced Placement* U.S. Government & Politics exam and actual AP* test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your study time. Expert Test-Taking Strategies

Developed by an Advanced Placement* teacher with many years of classroom experience, this U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and free-response questions. By following the authors expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the AP* U.S. Government & Politics test. Key Terms You Must Know

Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your AP* score. Our expert advice includes the key terms you need to know before taking the AP* U.S. Government & Politics exam. Free Practice Exam

Our full-length online U.S. Government & Politics practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the actual exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. Helpful diagnostics pinpoint where youre strongest and where you need to focus.

About the Author

Larry Krieger earned his B.A. and M.A.T. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his M.A. from Wake Forest University. In a career spanning more than 35 years, Mr. Krieger has taught a variety of AP* subjects including American History, World History, European History, American Government, and Art History. His popular courses were renowned for their energetic presentations, commitment to scholarship, and helping students achieve high AP* exam scores. All of Mr. Kriegers students scored above a 3, with most students scoring a 4 or a 5. In 2004 and 2005, the College Board recognized Mr. Krieger as one of the nations foremost AP* teachers.   
 

Mr. Kriegers success has extended far beyond the classroom. He is the author of several widely used American History and World History textbooks, along with REAs Art History test preparation guide. In addition, he has spoken at numerous Social Studies conferences and conducts SAT* and AP* workshops around the country.

 

Table of Contents

AP U.S. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS CRASH COURSE  

TABLE OF CONTENTS  

 
 
About This Book 

About Our Author 

Acknowledgments 

 

Introduction  
Chapter 1: Seven Keys for Success on the AP U.S. Government and Politics Exam 

Chapter 2: Key Terms 

Key Content Review  

Chapter 3:  The Constitution 

Chapter 4:  Federalism 

Chapter 5:  Political Beliefs and Public Opinion 

Chapter 6:  Voters and Voter Behavior 

Chapter 7:  Political Parties 

Chapter 8:  Interest Groups 

Chapter 9:  The Mass Media 

Chapter 10:  Congress 

Chapter 11:  Presidential Elections and the Presidency 

Chapter 12:  The Federal Bureaucracy 

Chapter 13:  The Federal Court System 

Chapter 14:  The Federal Budget and Social Security 

Chapter 15:  Civil Liberties 

Chapter 16:  Civil Rights 

Key Themes and Facts  

Chapter 17:  The Top 30 Supreme Court Cases 

Chapter 18:  The Top 10 Acts of Congress 

Chapter 19:  The Top 20 Topics 

Test-Taking Strategies  

Chapter 20:  Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Questions 

Chapter 21:  Strategies for the Free-Response Questions 

 
 
 
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738608099
Author:
Rea
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Author:
Krieger, Larry
Author:
Krieger, Larry S.
Author:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Civics & Citizenship
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Subject:
AP
Subject:
U.S. Government and Politics
Subject:
Crash Course
Subject:
AP US Government and Politics
Subject:
US Government and Politics Crash Course
Subject:
AP Government and Politics Crash Course
Subject:
AP U.S. Government & Politics
Subject:
US Government & Politics Crash Course
Subject:
AP Government & Politics Crash Course
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 11 to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.65 lb
Age Level:
16-17

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CRASH COURSE FOR THE AP* U.S. GOVERNMENT & POLITICS EXAM - GET A HIGHER SCORE IN LESS TIME Late getting started? Facing too many AP* tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time! Study Only What You Need to Know

REAs Crash Course for the AP* U.S. Government & Politics exam is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced Placement* U.S. Government & Politics exam and actual AP* test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your study time. Expert Test-Taking Strategies

Developed by an Advanced Placement* teacher with many years of classroom experience, this U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and free-response questions. By following the authors expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the AP* U.S. Government & Politics test. Key Terms You Must Know

Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your AP* score. Our expert advice includes the key terms you need to know before taking the AP* U.S. Government & Politics exam. Free Practice Exam

Our full-length online U.S. Government & Politics practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the actual exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. Helpful diagnostics pinpoint where youre strongest and where you need to focus.

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