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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
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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?
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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
Passing the CLEP American Government Exam
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
The Day of the Exam
Online Diagnostic Test
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
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
What Party Identity Means
How Candidates Are Selected
Who Votes—and Why
The Electoral College Vote
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
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
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
Federal Bureaucracy and the Media
What Bureaucracies Do
The Politicized Bureaucracy
Government and the Media
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
The New Federalism
Public Opinion and Political Socialization
Factors Related to Political Opinions
An Election About Trust
Practice Test 1
Detailed Explanations of Answers
Practice Test 2
Detailed Explanations of Answers
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