AP Government Final Exam Test Review (Comprehensive)
The Multiple Choice section of the Final Exam will consist of 60 comprehensive questions from
all 6 units. You will have 45 minutes to complete the Exam. The topic
A major economic policy issue is how to maintain stable economic growth without falling into either
excessive unemployment or inflation (rising prices). Key concept: Inflation, a sustained rise in the general
The cost of healthcare
American health care costs are both staggering and soaring
American spend on average $2.5 trillion per year on healthcare
Healthcare is one of the largest component of America's econ
Test Review Unit 4: Bureaucratic Agencies (30 points)
1. Why was the original spoils system replaced by a merit system? How was this accomplished?
a. The original spoils system was Andrew Jacksons way of appointing his friends into positions
Name of Department: Department of Justice
1. What is the primary function of the department/agency?
a. To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according
to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to
2016 Presidential Race Profiles
Who are they?
Assignment: Profile the 2016 Presidential candidates. What are their
educational/career/political backgrounds? What are their platforms (what
issues are important to them, why should people vote for them)? How
The American Independent Party was founded in 1967 with headquarters in
Marysville, California. It is a far right party with a history of anti-immigration sentiments and
paleoconservatism. It attracts hardcore right wing Republicans with a strong affiliat
Supreme Court Webquest: 2015 2016
Directions: Using Google, Youtube, etc. you will investigate the docket of the Supreme Court
over the past 2 years. Make sure to cite the source where you got your information.
1. Summarize 3 Supreme Court case rulings fr
Practice FRQs for Unit 2
What are some criticisms of the Electoral College?
Candidates do NOT need a majority to win and they can lose the
popular vote. Electors from the electoral college can go against the will
of the people and vote for other can
Chapter 3: Federalism
What Is Federalism?
Federalism A system of shared power between units of government for formal
authority of the same people and land.
Unitary Government Organization of government so that all power lies with the