AP Government and Politics
Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics is based on an introductory level college course in Political Science. Emphasis is placed on a broad knowledge of U.S. History and U.S. Politics and Government. A primary purpose of the course is to prepare the student for the Advanced Placement test in which they may receive college credit if they receive an adequate score. This course is targeted for the highly motivated academic student who is interested in pursuing college level study. Content includes the formation of the American government, political beliefs and behaviors, political parties, mass media and public policy. Students will be expected to evaluate public policy, compare and contrast political philosophies, and critically evaluate landmark cases of the Supreme Court. Students are expected to take the Advanced Placement Government and Politics Exam in May.
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