AP United States Government and Politics          

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Exam Day 2016

Tuesday May 10, 08:00 AM

Exam Format

Section I: Multiple Choice
45 minutes
60 Questions

Section II: Free Response
1 hour and 40 minutes
4 questions

Exam Topics
  • Constitutional Underpinnings of United States Government (5%–15%)
  • Political Beliefs and Behaviors (10%–20%)
  • Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Mass Media (10%–20%)
  • Institutions of National Government: The Congress, the Presidency, the Bureaucracy, and the Federal Courts (35%–45%)
  • Public Policy (5%–15%)
  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (5%–15%)

Books

BookPublisherEditionPublishing DateISBNPrice
AP® U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course Book + OnlineREADecember 4, 2009978-0738608099$8.41
Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics ExamPrinceton Review2016November 10, 2015978-1101882344$14.99
Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics ExamPrinceton Review2016November 10, 2015978-1101882344$14.99
United States Government: Democracy in ActionMcGraw-HillJanuary 22, 2009978-0078799822$116.52
The AP Comparative Government and Politics Examination: Just the Facts!AcceptedJune 7, 2016978-1941743744$17.50
5 Steps to a 5 AP US Government & PoliticsMcGraw-Hill2016July 30, 2015978-0071850544$10.42

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