The AP Comparative Government and Politics Examination: What You Need to Know complements and supplements the material found in comparative government and politics textbooks. It is an impressive tool to use while preparing for the AP exam. Using it thoughtfully might help you earn college credit.

What You Need to Know provides a thorough review of all six countries in the Advanced Placement curriculum.

In addition, it provides helpful summaries of comparative government theory, briefings on the European Union, other international organizations, and the USA, in a comparative context.

Chapters are organized around the six major topics of the course outline. That structure helps you prepare for the examination.

What You Need to Know also explores the distinctions between the editorial approaches of the most popular textbooks and coaches students on learning styles and offers useful test-taking strategies.


*AP and Advanced Placement are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved with the production of and does not endorse this book.

Table of Contents - 188 pages
  1. How You Learn
  2. The AP Curriculum
  3. The AP Exam
  4. Comparative Government Theory
  5. The USA
  6. The United Kingdom
  7. Russia
  8. The Peoples Republic of China
  9. Nigeria
  10. Mexico
  11. Iran
  12. International Organizations
  13. The Exam
    • How to Think About the Exam
    • Practice Multiple-Choice Exam with Annotations
    • Sample Free-Response Questions with Annotations

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