Mr. Santana
U.S. History and A.P. U.S. History
Southwest High School

AP GOVERNMENT
DAILY CHECK IN FORM

AP GOV SUPPLEMENTS
AP ECON
SECTION 1 Basic Economic Concepts
SECTION 2 - Supply and Demand
SECTION 3 - Measurement of Economic Performance
SECTION 4 - National Income and Price Determination
SECTION 5 - The Financial Sector
SECTION 6 - Inflation, Unemployment, and Stabilization policies
SECTION 7Economic Growth and Productivity
SECTION 8The Open Economy: International Trade and Finance
AP GOV

UNIT 1: FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

Chapter 1 - American Gov. Roots

Chapter 2 - Constitution

Chapter 3 - Federal System


UNIT 2: INTERACTION AMONG BRANCHES

Chapter 6 - The Legislative Branch

Chapter 7 - The Executive Branch

Chapter 8 - Executive & Federal Bureaucracy

Chapter 9 - The Judicial Branch


UNIT 3: CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS

Chapter 4 - Civil Liberties

Chapter 5 - Civil Rights


UNIT 4: AMERICAN POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES AND BELIEFS

Chapter 10 - Public Opinion & Political Socialization

Chapter 15 - Social & Economic Policy

Chapter 16 - Foreign & Defense Policy


UNIT 5: POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

Chapter 11 - Political Parties

Chapter 12 - Campaigns, Elections, & Voting

Chapter 13 - News Media Chapter 14 - Interest Groups

AP GOV "Required Reading"
15 Supreme Court Cases (CASE BRIEFS: oyez.org)
  1. Marbury v. Madison (1803)

  2. McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)

  3. Schenck v. United States (1919)

  4. Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

  5. Baker v. Car (1961)

  6. Engel v. Vitale (1962)

  7. Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)

  8. Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)

  9. New York Times Co. v. United States (1971)

  10. Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972)

  11. Roe v. Wade (1973)

  12. Shaw v. Reno (1993)

  13. United States v. Lopez (1995)

  14. McDonald v. Chicago (2010)

  15. Citizens United v. Fed. Election Commission (2010)

ONLINE BOOK
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: ROOTS AND REFORM
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