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Welcome to AP Government and Politics
Personal Political Profile

The Personal Political Profile in one of your quarterly projects. It puts you in the position of both subject and political scientist as you analyze yourself as a political scientist would. You will learn more about yourself as a political person. Your personal political profile is due on Thursday October 31, 2019. You may share on Googe docs.

Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist

Capture the ideas of Federalists and Anti-Federalists as expressed in Federalist No.10, Federalist No.51 and Brutus No.1

Current Events Briefing

Develop your argumentative skills based around recent political events. You can work with one or two other people (groups of 2-3) or individually. Sign up in class.

Unit Planners

Unit planners provide key terms and concepts, due dates and pages for notes, and the dates of quizzes and exams. Quarterly projects are included, along with a due date, in the unit they correspond to. This section also contains readings that in place of the textbook. Notes are required to be completed from these  readings accrording to the dates on the unit planner


This link provides powerpoints from the current unit.  Powerpoints or portions of powerpoints may be used in class, but not always. Powerpoints are supplemental to taking notes from the text. Some students find it helpful to use the powerpoints to add to their notes.

Seminar Readings

Seminars occur on a frequent basis in AP Government. This link provides the current, upcoming seminar readings and instructions for preparing for seminar.

Course Description and Syllabus

This link provides the AP course description, current year syllabus and course outline.

Study Tools and Exam Review

In this link you will find resources for studying throughout the course and to review for the exam.