Add this little gem to your exam prep toolbox and kick your studying into high gear! With critical content from the latest print edition, this app will get you where you need to be. Providing 500 separate questions and detailed answers based closely on the material in the current AP US Government & Politics exam, this app is a comprehensive tool designed to test your current knowledge and master any unfamiliar material.
The questions and corresponding explanations are organized according to 23 major topics, allowing for closer focus on weak areas. Feeling confident about your test readiness? Then take a practice test where you select the number of random questions included, from 5 to 500. Need more review of, say, Federalism or Civil Rights? Then select these categories for intensive review.
· Influences on the Formulation and Adoption of the Constitution
· The Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances
· Theories of Democratic Government
· Beliefs That Citizens Hold About Their Government and Its Leaders
· Learn About Politics
· The Nature, Sources, and Consequences of Public Opinion
· Voting Tendencies and Political Participation
· Political Beliefs and Behaviors
· Political Parties and Elections
· Interest Groups, Including Political Action Committees(PACs)
· The Mass Media
· Arrangements of Power
· The Relationship Among the Four Institutions and the Following: Public Opinion and Voters, Interest Groups, Political Parties, the Media, and State and Local Governments
· Linkages Between Institutions and the Following: Public Opinion and Voters, Interest Groups, Political Parties, the Media, and State and Local Governments
· Policymaking in the Federal System
· The Formation of Policy Agendas
· The Role of Institutions in Enacting Policy
· Courts in Policy Implementation and Interpretation
· Linkages Between Policy Processes and the Following: Political Institutions and Federalism, Political Parties, Interest Groups, Public Opinion, Elections, and Policy Networks
· Civil Rights and Civil Liberties by Judicial Interpretation
· Rights and Liberties
· Development of Rights and Liberties
By incorporating both short-response questions as well as traditional multiple-choice, the app closely parallels the content, format and degree of difficulty of the actual AP exam. It also allows you to personalize your study plan by flagging problem questions and creating timed, customized quizzes to track your progress. Peruse detailed analytics including scoring history and category strengths and weaknesses for targeted test prep.
Whether you have months, weeks, or just days to review, the app provides a critical analysis of key information, ensuring success on exam day!
The book's author, William Madden, is a history teacher who has taught AP classes in U.S. government and comparative government for the last several years. Prior to becoming a history teacher, he was a senior account executive for a health care public relations agency in New York City, where he became familiar with government regulation and media. A graduate of Rutgers University, he holds degrees in political science and English.
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- February 25, 2016 Initial release