AP United States Government and Politics Course

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AP U.S. Government and Politics is a challenging course that will give learners an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States.  This course includes both the study of general concepts used to interpret U.S. politics and the analysis of specific examples.  It also requires familiarity with the various institutions, groups, beliefs, and ideas that constitute U.S. politics.  Political theory and everyday practice that direct the daily operation of our government and shape our public policies will be explored.  This course is taught at a college level and requires a substantial amount of reading and preparation for every class.  The purpose of this course is to prepare the students for the AP Exam in U.S. Government and Politics.