Ch 28: AEPA: Arizona State Government

About This Chapter

Check out this chapter to make sure that you have a good handle on the state government of Arizona. Each lesson's practice quiz shows you how well you'd do on similar AEPA Political Science/American Government exam questions.

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.

6 Lessons in Chapter 28: AEPA: Arizona State Government
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Components of the Arizona Constitution

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.

Organization of the Arizona Legislature

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.

Structure of the Arizona Executive Branch

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.

Arizona Judicial Branch: Structure & Jurisdiction

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.

Relationship Between Arizona's State & Local Governments

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.

Citizen Participation in Arizona's Government

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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