AP AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Unit 7: Review

Final Exam Structure:

  • 60 Multiple Choice questions (1 point each) in 50 minutes
  • 15 Identifications of Supreme Court cases (2 points each), and 5 Short Answer questions (2 points each) in 40 minutes
    • Five of the following short answers will appear on your semester end exam:

      1. Thomas Jefferson wrote: “The Constitution belongs to the living and not to the dead.”  Explain what Jefferson means in this quote and provide two examples to better illustrate what he is saying.
      2.  Identify three rights granted to accused persons in the Bill of Rights and explain why such rights are considered necessary.
      3. Explain the difference between and originalist judge and an activist judge. Give a specific example.
      4. Briefly explain the types of speech that are NOT protected under the First Amendment?
      5. What is the necessary and proper clause?  Why is it sometimes referred to as the elastic clause?
      6. Briefly describe and state the historical importance of the McCulloch v. Maryland decision.
      7.  Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the national government under the Articles of Confederation.
      8. Define government.  What are the major functions performed by all governments?
      9. Identify four checks that Congress has in relation to the Executive.
      10. Compare a Republic with a Democracy.  Define each and give two strengths and two weaknesses of each system.
       
FINAL EXAM COMPLETE CONTENT MAP
FINAL EXAM COMPLETE CONTENT REVIEW
FINAL EXAM REVIEW POWERPOINT
FINAL EXAM REVIEW QUESTIONS
FINAL EXAM COURT CASES
FINAL EXAM COURT CASE QUOTES
WEEK 19
12/10 - 12/15
UNIT REVIEW MATERIAL NOTES
Unit 1

Review Unit 1: Political Culture

 

Review Unit 1: Use online chapter notes, GRQs, and Textbook site practice section quizzes.

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Unit 2

Review Unit 2: Federalism

 

Review Unit 2: Use online chapter notes, GRQs, and Textbook site practice section quizzes.

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Unit 3 Review Unit 3: Congress and Political Parties

 

Review Unit 3: Use online chapter notes, GRQs, and Textbook site practice section quizzes.

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Unit 4 Review Unit 4: President and Policy

 

Review Unit 4: Use online chapter notes, GRQs, and Textbook site practice section quizzes.

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Unit 5 Review Unit 5: Judiciary

 

Review Unit 5: Use online chapter notes, GRQs, and Textbook site practice section quizzes.

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Unit 6 Review Unit 6: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

 

Review Unit 6: Use online chapter notes, GRQs, and Textbook site practice section quizzes.

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