Over the last century, privatization has been a hot topic of debate. America has been
doing it for a while, and previously socialist and communist countries such as Russia, China, and
even India h
1. How much money was in question?
2. Did Nixon admit to taking the money? If so, what for?
Yes, for helping out with some expenses.
3. How does the discussion of Congressional expenses fit in to his overall discussion?
(why does he include
Question 1: Electoral College A significant feature of the Electoral College is that
most states have a winner-take-all system.
(a) Describe the winner-take-all feature of the Electoral College.
The winner take all system states that whoever gets the most
Terms and Questions
public policy- a law, rule, statute, or edict that expresses the
government's goals and provides for rewards and punish-ments
to promote those goals' attainment
public goods- goods or services that are provided by the government becaus
1. What were the Federalist Papers? Who wrote them, why were they written, and where were
They were a compilation of articles written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John
Jay in New York promoting the ratification of a United Sta
1. Who is your Representative?
My representative is Tom Price.
2. Who are your US Senators?
My senators are John Isakson and David Perdue.
3. How much did that person bring in and spend?
4. Who contributed the most and how much was it?
5. What PAC's contr
AP US GOVERNMENT TERMS & QUESTIONS
For each term, give a clear definition (which can be from a glossary) AND explain the
significance (in your own words). Add/expand rows as necessary.
Significance (in your own words)
Founding fathers who
AP Government- Theories of Government Free Response
Out of the four types of government, Pluralism is the best at representing the
majority of the people. Pluralism says that all the multiple groups in the country
must compromise to get what
Caucus- a normally closed political party business meeting of citizens
or lawmakers to select candidates, elect officers, plan strategy, or
make decisions regarding legislative matters
commander in chief- the role of the president as commander of the
1. What age group votes the most frequently in all elections?
The 30-50 age group votes very frequently.
2. Does one gender tend to vote more than the other?
Usually, females vote more than males.
3. Does race impact voting? Which race tends to vote more
a. Kings tone is much more soft and peaceful, while Malcolm Xs tone is more powerful
and threatening in a way.
b. King preaches for non-violent protests and that all blacks and whites should live together
in harmony. Malcolm X is willing to do an
In this survey you are going to be asked to make some tough choices. Read each item carefully and
choose your best response.
How would you describe your political beliefs?
_ Strong conservative
_ Moderate conservative
AP Government Free Response- The Constitution
When this country was first started, the original constitution did an excellent job to protect and serve the
American people. However, it has been more than 200 years, and I believe that there are some aspects
Bill Clinton was a democrat who served as the 42 nd president of the United States, from 1993 to 2001.
The Clinton government was a time of economic prosperity due to a balanced budget and the rise of
technology and advancements.
1. Hamilton refers to energy as a characteristic that the executive branch
must have in order for a successful government. It is the basis for a
strong and vital institution. He believes energy in the executive is
composed of unity, duration, adequate pro