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AP US Government

United States Government Advanced Placement encompasses the following major themes: The American Constitution; The executive, legislative, and judicial branches of national government; The institutions of American political life (political parties, elections) Political socialization; Functions of both formal and informal political groups; The decision-making process; The ideals and realities of the American political system; The political process (individuals and groups) Political and legal theories; Comparative political, legal, and economic systems. This course prepares the strongly motivated, academically accelerated college-bound student for the College Board’s AP national exam. This course fulfills the district and state requirement.