2015/2016

Advanced Placement

 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
SCHEDULE

UNIT TITLE CHAPTER

UNIT ONE
The Preamble: American Political Culture

Unit 1 Content Map

  Political Theory 1, 4
  Political Culture 7
simulation: *Castaway*  
  Test Date 9/4

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UNIT TWO
Articles IV, V, VI, and VII: Fundamentals of American Federalism

Unit 2 Content Map

  The Federalist Papers and the Constitution 2
  The Federal System 3
simulation *Whose Problem is It?*  
  Assessment Date 9/22

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UNIT THREE
Article I:  Congress

Unit 3 Content Map

  Poltical Parties 6
  Campaigns and Elections 8
  Congress: Purpose, Powers, and Organization 10
simulation *Redistricting*  
  Assessment Date 10/13

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UNIT FOUR
Article II: The Executive

Unit 4 Content Map

  Campaigns and Elections 8
  The Presidency 11
  Public Policy and the Bureaucracy 12
simulation *Electoral College Competition*  
  Assessment Date 11/3

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UNIT FIVE
Article III: The Judiciary

Unit 5 Content Map

  The Judicial Branch 13
simulation *iCivics: Arguing the Case*  
  Assessment Date 11/17

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UNIT SIX: 
The Amendments: The Bill of Rights

Unit 6 Content Map

  Amendments 1 - 9: Civil Liberties 15
  Amendments 13, 14, and 15: Civil Rights 16
simulation *Incorporation Presentation*  
  Assessment Date 12/7 - 12/11

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THE FINAL EXAM

Assessment Date:    12/15-12/17

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