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Course SummaryGet ready for your upcoming AP Comparative Government and Politics exam with this test prep course. Take the multiple-choice quizzes before or after you review the lessons to get an idea of how you'll do on the exam and find out what areas you may be unfamiliar with.
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Our engaging test prep course is designed to assist you as you work to get a great score on the AP Comparative Government and Politics exam. Learn about the histories and structure of various types of governments, including absolute monarchies and democracies, along with overviews of specific governing styles in several countries. These brief video lessons, taught by experts in the field, make it easy for you to learn at your own pace, with video tags that allow for quick review of difficult topics.
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This course was last updated in 2019.
Syllabus & Course Information
You'll find lessons on a variety of subjects here that you'd find on the AP Comparative Government and Politics exam. These include types of government, political institutions, judiciary branches of the government and the difference between the governments of the U.S. and Great Britain. Once you complete this course, you should be ready to:
- Discuss political culture, socialization and communication
- Define belief systems as a source of legitimacy
- Explain parliamentary and presidential systems
- Outline types of legislatures
- Identify forces of political and economic change
- Discuss the government of the U.S.A.
- Understand fiscal, trade and economic policy in the U.S.
- Detail U.S. foreign and defense policy
- Outline the governments of Germany, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia and Iran
- Identify U.S. social, environmental and public policies
- Examine the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
When you access this test prep course, you'll find 29 chapters and 203 lessons you can access any time for review. Ahead of the test, use the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to ensure you're prepared.
AP Comparative Government and Politics Exam Information
Taking the AP Comparative Government and Politics exam helps you to test the knowledge you gained in your AP Comparative Government and Politics course and may earn you college credit or advanced placement depending on your score.
- Number of Questions: 63
- Question Type: 55 multiple-choice questions, eight free-response questions
- Time Limit: 2 hours and 25 minutes
- Exam Cost: $94
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