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AP U.S. Government and Politics Crash Course (Rea) (Test Preps)by Larry Krieger
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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, policymaking, 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.
Take REA's FREE Practice Exam
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.
When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement* exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP* U.S. Government & Politics!
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
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
Chapter 20: Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 21: Strategies for the Free-Response Questions
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