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AEPA: Arizona State Government - Chapter Summary
This chapter reviews the pieces of the Arizona Constitution to refresh your memory of some key subject matter dealing with the state's government. Once you finish this chapter, you'll additionally be ready for any items on your AEPA Political Science/American Government exam associated with:
- The makeup of Arizona's executive branch
- The organization of the judicial branch in Arizona
- How Arizona's legislature is set up
- The link between different levels of government in Arizona
- What qualifies citizens to run for office in the state
You can brush up on each of these major issues in roughly 5 minutes at a time via the engaging video lessons. Use the video tags to easily return to any segment for more review.
AEPA: Arizona State Government Chapter Objectives
The AEPA Political Science/American Government exam's questions collectively determine whether you meet the subject-knowledge requirements set for teachers in Arizona. When you're asked anything about Arizona's state government on the exam, it'll be through a multiple-choice question. The exam subarea (United States and Arizona Government) that generates questions dealing with this chapter overall makes up about 58% of the test.
1. Components of the Arizona Constitution
The Arizona state constitution is the main governing document for Arizona. In place since Arizona was granted statehood in 1912, it includes several unique provisions. This lesson looks at some of the major components of Arizona's constitution.
2. Organization of the Arizona Legislature
The legislative branch of each state is organized in a unique way and the Arizona State Legislature is no different. This lesson will discuss how the Arizona State Legislature is arranged and managed.
3. Structure of the Arizona Executive Branch
Arizona has an executive branch of government just like the federal government does, but it is not structured the same way. In this lesson, you'll learn about how Arizona's executive branch is structured and the various parts of it.
4. Arizona Judicial Branch: Structure & Jurisdiction
The Arizona judicial branch is made up of several types of courts, including limited jurisdiction courts, superior courts, appellate courts and the Arizona Supreme Court. This lesson explains the structure and jurisdiction of Arizona's courts.
5. Relationship Between Arizona's State & Local Governments
Arizona is a major state in the American Southwest, and today we are are going to look at how the state is governed, as well as the relationship between governments within it.
6. Citizen Participation in Arizona's Government
In this lesson, we'll show how you can participate in government if you are living in Arizona, as well as ways you may already be participating. We'll discuss voting, campaigning, public service, petitions, and running for office.
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