AP GOVERNMENT
POWER POINT CLASS NOTES


Unit 1:

Constitutional Principles Federalism Modern Federalism
The Constitutional Convention Federalist/Anti-Federalists 1 Federalist/Anti-Federalists 2
Federalism - Necessary and Proper Debate Politics of Federalism

Unit 2:

Political Culture - Changing Values Rise of the American Electorate Voting Behavior
Political Culture - Mistrust of Government Public Opinion Reasons for Low Voter Turnout
Factors That Influence Political Attitudes


Political Parties

Development of Political Parties Historical Development Functions
Political Spectrum Why a Two Party System Structure Today
US Parties as Broad Coalitions Woll Readings - Ppt Political Ideology
Third Parties


Unit 3
Interest Groups - History and Formation Interest Groups - How They Work Interest Groups in Action
Interest Groups - Types Political Parties and PACs Primaries and Caucuses 2012
Elections and Campaigns - Money Elections and Campaigns - Reform The Media 1
Elections and Campaigns - Nominating Conventions Elections and Campaigns - Road to the Presidency The Media 2


Unit 4
How Congress Works The Presidency - Powers Judiciary
President and Congress - War Powers The Presidency - Limits Supreme Court
Federal Bureaucracy


CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE CLASSES BELOW

APUSH SEMESTER 1
APUSH SEMESTER 2
AP GOVERNMENT
AP COMPARATIVE
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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AP US History - Semester Two