Barron's AP United States Government & Politics (Google eBook)
Barron's Educational Series, May 14, 2014 - 458 pages
This manual 's general review of U.S. government and politics is focused to reflect the most-often-asked questions on recent Advanced Placement exams. Topics covered include Constitutional development, the branches and institutions of the federal government, political parties and processes, special interest groups, the media, bureaucracy, and public policy issues as they relate to the economy, the federal budget, social welfare, foreign policy and the national defense. Two full-length model exams follow the manual 's subject review, and are provided with answer keys.
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Voting Behavior The Impact of Public Opinion and the Media
Special Interest GroupsLobbyists and PACs
PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
The Economy The Federal Budget Social Welfare and Entitlements
Foreign Policy and the National Defense
Model Exam 1
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