Barron's AP United States Government & Politics (Google eBook)

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Barron's Educational Series, May 14, 2014 - 458 pages
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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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Contents

The Theory of Modern Government
33
Constitutional Foundations
49
The Constitution
65
Federalism
85
The Bill of Rights and Civil Liberties
105
Civil Rights Equal Protection Under the Law
127
THE INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT
147
The Presidency
149
Voting Behavior The Impact of Public Opinion and the Media
271
Special Interest GroupsLobbyists and PACs
297
PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
315
The Economy The Federal Budget Social Welfare and Entitlements
317
Foreign Policy and the National Defense
347
MODEL EXAMS
357
Model Exam 1
361
Answer Key
376

The Congress
171
The Judiciary
191
The Bureaucracy
207
THE POLITICAL PROCESS AND POLITICAL BELIEFS
223
Political Parties and Political Action
225
Nominations Campaigns and Elections
245
Model Exam 2
395
Answer Key
410
Glossary
427
Index
443
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