AP US Gov. & Politics

AP United States Government and Politics introduces students to key political ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the political culture of the United States. The course examines politically significant concepts and themes, through which students learn to apply disciplinary reasoning assess causes and consequences of political events, and interpret data to develop evidence-based arguments.

Credits:  Full (1.0) Credit Course
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-36 weeks

 Dual Credit Available
 NCAA Approved

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Missouri Learning Standards

Unit 1: Foundations of American Democracy
Unit 2: Interaction Among Branches of Government
Unit 3: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Unit 4: American Political Ideologies and Beliefs
Unit 5: Political Participation
Unit 6: Review for AP Exam & Civics and Constitution Test

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