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APGAP - DeSantis

AP Government and Politics (APGov)

Updated 2-21-2018


Wilson Text Links

Practice Tests


Study Outlines

Web Links for Text


Main Objectives



U.S. Interactive Map

Wilson Textbook PDF
23MB Download

Other Links

Printing at AHS from
your own device
CLICK HERE


College Board Website
General Class Information

College Board Released
Exams
Troy City Council Meetings
(Always call ahead to verify)

Open Office
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
download from OpenOffice.org


Troy School Board Meetings
(Always call ahead to verify)


Downloads

Class Syllabus


Opposing Viewpoints


Court Cases


Current Event Evaluation

U.S. Presidents Download


Presidential Powers

Class PowerPoints


Meeting Agenda Sheet

Crash Course PDF


Opposing Viewpoints
Presentation Order (Pro/Con) Click Below


Hour 2 Hour 5

Score Sheet (Rubric) for Pro/Con


Current Events Presentation Order Click Below
Hour 2 Hour 5

Current Event Evaluation




Homework Calendar

January/February


Week Number
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

1/22
Week 1

Topic:
The Constitution and Federalism

Wilson Chapters:
1, 2, 3

Woll Readings:
Locke 1

Outline Notes
1,2,3

Power Points
APGAP Ppts
Constitutional Principles,
Federalism, Necessary and Proper Debate
(Others: Modern Fed, Politics of Fed)

Video
The Constitution

Introduction
to Class

Distribute Books

Current Events Order
Pick Wednesday
1/23

Opposing Viewpoints Topics
Pick Monday 1/29

Assign Woll Reading:
Locke 1
Due Thursday 1/25


City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet
Begin
DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

Assign Chapters 1,2,3
DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes


Current Event Format
Assign CE Order

CE Presentations Begin
on Monday 1/29
Woll Reading Due
Locke 1

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes
DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

1/29
Week 2

Topic:
The Constitution and Federalism

Current Event
Evaluation
Hour 2
Hour 5

Wilson Chapters:
1, 2, 3

Woll Readings:
Roche 2
Due Tuesday 1/30

Beard 3
Due Friday 2/2

Tribe and Dorf 5
Due Monday 2/5

Outline Notes
1,2,3

Power Points
APGAP Ppts
Constitutional Principles,
Federalism, Necessary and Proper Debate
(Others: Modern Fed, Politics of Fed)

CEs Begin

Opposing Viewpoints Topics
Pick Topics 1/29

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Summary/Opinion/2 Qs
DUE Monday 2/5

Woll Readings:

Roche 2
Due TODAY 1/30

Beard 3
Due Friday 2/2

Tribe and Dorf 5
Due Monday 2/5

Laptops in Class
Opposing Viewpoints
Topics

Early Release Day
Dismissal 11:10AM


Constitution Quiz
(Articles 1-7,
Amendments 1-10)

Laptops in Class
(if necessary)
Opposing Viewpoints
Topics

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

CEs Continue
Woll Readings:
Beard 3
Due TODAY 2/2

Tribe and Dorf 5
Due Monday 2/5

John Adams
The DoI

February/March


Week Number
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

2/5
Week 3

Topic:
The Constitution and Federalism

Current Event
Evaluation
Hour 2
Hour 5

Wilson Chapters:
1, 2, 3

Woll Readings:
Tribe and Dorf 5
Due Monday 2/6

Madison and Anti-Federalist
Hamilton 53
Due Thursday 2/8

Outline Notes
1,2,3

Power Points
APGAP Ppts
Constitutional Principles,
Federalism, Necessary and Proper Debate
(Others: Modern Fed, Politics of Fed)


AP TEST

REGISTRATION STARTS TODAY
ENDS 2/23
CLICK HERE
AP United States Government and Politics


Woll Reading:
Tribe and Dorf 5
Due TODAY 2/5

STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS
Summary/Opinion/2 Qs
DUE TODAY 2/5

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet

Discuss
Roche and Beard
(if time permits)

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

Discuss
Roche and Beard
Constitution Quiz
(Amendments 11-27)

Begin
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 1
2nd Hour
5th Hour

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes
Madison and Anti-Federalist

Hamilton 53
Due TODAY 2/8

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes


Discuss Tribe and Dorf
DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

Woll Readings:
McCulloch 12
Gibbons 13
Due Tuesday 2/13
2/12
Week 4

Topic:
The Constitution and Federalism

Current Event
Evaluation
Hour 2
Hour 5

Wilson Chapters:
1, 2, 3

Woll Readings:
McCulloch 12
Gibbons 13
Due Tuesday 2/13

Outline Notes
1,2,3

Power Points
APGAP Ppts
Constitutional Principles,
Federalism, Necessary and Proper Debate
(Others: Modern Fed, Politics of Fed)

AP TEST

REGISTRATION
ENDS 2/23
CLICK HERE
AP United States Government and Politics

Second Hour
DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

Discuss Madison, Anti-Federalist, and Hamilton

Fifth Hour
Laptops in Class
Declaration of Independence


Woll Readings:
McCulloch 12
Gibbons 13
Due TODAY 2/13

Second Hour
Laptops in Class
Declaration of Independence

Fifth Hour
DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

Discuss Madison, Anti-Federalist, and Hamilton

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 2
2nd Hour
5th Hour

DOI, Constitution, BoR
Notes

Discuss
McCulloch
Gibbons

DUE TODAY
Declaration of Independence
John Adams
Federalists/Anti-Federalists


2/19
Week 5

Topic:
The Constitution and Federalism

Current Event
Evaluation
Hour 2
Hour 5

After Test
Topic:
Political Culture
Public Opinion
Rise of Electorate

Wilson Chapters:
4 - American Political Culture
7 - Public Opinion
8 - Political Participation

Woll Reading:
DUE AFTER TEST
Woll Reading:
Madison 30
Summary, Opinion, 2Qs
Due Tuesday 2/27

Schattschneider 31
Questions
Due Thursday 3/1

Mayhew 34
Online Reading
Ignore test link @ the end
Due Monday 3/5

Online Notes:
Chapters 4, 5, 6
(same topics as Wilson Text, but web site has different numbered chapters)

Power Points
APGAP Ppts
Political Culture - Changing Views
Political Culture - Mistrust of Govt
Public Opinion: Factors that Influence Public Opinion
Public Opinion














City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet

No School















No School








Counselors/Scheduling
for Juniors today

Review all Woll Readings

Selective Incorporation
Notes


John Adams
Federalists/
Anti-Federalists
(if necessary)











TEST DAY 1
Short Answer/
Short Essay

TEST DAY 2
Multiple Choice

Multiple Choice
70 Questions
1-60 from Wilson Text
61-70 from Woll Reading Multiple Choice Qs

Terms - Chapters 1,2,3
DUE TODAY

AP TEST
REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY
2/23
CLICK HERE
AP United States Government and Politics

The next unit consists of Chapters 4, 7, 8
Terms for those Chapters will be due on the day of the test.

Madison 30
Due Tuesday 2/27
Summary/Opinion
+2 Questions
(1 page approx)

2/26
Week 6

Topic:
American Political Culture
Public Opinion
Political Participation

Current Event
Evaluation
Hour 2
Hour 5

After Test
Topic:
Political Culture
Public Opinion
Rise of Electorate

Wilson Chapters:
4 - American Political Culture
7 - Public Opinion
8 - Political Participation

Woll Reading:
DUE AFTER TEST
Woll Reading:
Madison 30
Summary, Opinion, 2Qs
Due Tuesday 2/27

Schattschneider 31
Questions
Due Thursday 3/1

Mayhew 34
Online Reading
Ignore test link @ the end
Due Monday 3/5

Online Notes:
Chapters 4, 5, 6
(same topics as Wilson Text, but web site has different numbered chapters)

Power Points
APGAP Ppts
Political Culture - Changing Views
Political Culture - Mistrust of Govt
Public Opinion: Factors that Influence Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 3,4

The next unit consists of Chapters 4, 7, 8
Terms for those Chapters will be due on the day of the test.

Notes on Ch 4, 7,8
Political Culture/Public Opinion/Rise of Electorate

Troy School Board Meeting
7PM
Services Building
4420 Livernois Troy, MI 48098
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet

Madison 30
Summary, Opinion, 2Qs
Due TODAY 2/27

Notes on Ch 4, 7,8
Political Culture/Public Opinion/Rise of Electorate

Early Release Day

Dismissal 11:10AM

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 5
2nd Hour
5th Hour
Schattschneider 31
Questions
Due TODAY 3/1

Notes on Ch 4, 7,8
Political Culture/Public Opinion/Rise of Electorate
Notes on Ch 4, 7,8
Political Culture/Public Opinion/Rise of Electorate

March


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
3/5
Week 7

Topic:
American Political Culture
Public Opinion
Political Participation


City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet

Mayhew 34
Online Reading
Ignore test link @ the end
Due TODAY 3/5


Test
Wilson Chapters
4,7,8
(multiple choice only)
Terms Due Today
(TENTATIVE)
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 6
2nd Hour
5th Hour
Evening Parent-Teacher
Conferences
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 7
2nd Hour
5th Hour
3/12
Week 8

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 8
2nd Hour
5th Hour

3/19
Week 9

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet
Troy School Board Meeting
7PM
Services Building
4420 Livernois Troy, MI 48098
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 9
2nd Hour
5th Hour

3/26
Week 10



Opposing Viewpoints
Topics 10, 11
2nd Hour
5th Hour

End of Third
Marking Period


Government
Meetings DUE





No School




No School

April/May


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

4/2

No School - Spring Break
4/9
Week 11

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet
Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 12
2nd Hour
5th Hour
4/16
Week 12

Opposing Viewpoints
Topic 13
2nd Hour
5th Hour

4/23
Week 13

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet

Early Release Day

Dismissal 11:10AM

Opposing Viewpoints
Topics 14, 15
2nd Hour
5th Hour

4/30
Week 14

May/June


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
5/7
Week 15

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet
AP United States Government and Politics Test
May 10th AM
5/14
Week 16


5/21
Week 17

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet

5/28
Week 18

No School

June


Week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
6/4
Week 19

City Council Meeting
7:30PM
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083
248-524-3300
(Always Verify)
Meeting Agenda Sheet
6/11
Week 20

Final Exams
Hours 1-2
Final Exams
Hours 3-4
Final Exams
Hours 5-6

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AP GOVERNMENT
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CRIMINAL LAW

ADDRESS
Troy Athens High School
4333 John R. Road
Troy, MI 48085

CONTACT
Email: mdesantis@troy.k12.mi.us

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