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AP Government Course Handouts(click on below)
AP Government Syllabus and Grading
AP Government Course Assignments and Dates
AP Government Grading and Assessment Rationale
Westfield Government Team Semester Alignment
AP Test Tips
AP Test Essays From Previous Tests
Advanced Placement Government Information 2008-2009
Edwards Text - Government in America - Online Study Guide
Hauss Text - Comparative Politics Domestic Responses to Global Challenges - Online Study Guide

AP Comparative Government Assignment
AP Comparative Government Assignment Guidelines
AP Comparative Government Assignment Review Guide 1st Quarter
AP Comparative Government Assignment Review Guide 2nd Quarter
AP Comparative Government Assignment Review Guide 3rd Quarter

AP GOVERNMENT QUARTER PROJECTS
Westfield Civic Service Project
Westfield Civic Service Project Scoresheet
Westfield Civic Service Project Forms

AP Government 1st Quarter Project
AP Government Campaign "2008" Project One
2008 YLI Mock Election Directions for Virginia Voters
AP Government Campaign "2008" Project One Grading Sheet

AP Government 2nd Quarter Project
AP Government Project Two - Civic Service Project
AP Government Civic Service Project Scoring Guidelines

AP Government 3rd Quarter Project
AP Government - Project Three - "E"- Congress Research Project and Bill
AP Government E - Congress Research Project Scoring Guidelines

AP Government 4th Quarter Project
AP Government Project Four - Model Supreme Court
AP Government Project Four - Model Supreme Court Justice Scoring Guidelines
AP Government Project Four - Model Supreme Court Lawyer Scoring Guidelines
AP Government Project Four - Model Supreme Court Case Docket 1st Period
AP Government Project Four - Model Supreme Court Case Docket 4th Period

AP Government Woll Homework Assignments
AP Government Woll Homework Check 1
AP Government Woll Homework Check 2
AP Government Woll Homework Check 3
AP Government Woll Homework Check 4
AP Government Woll Homework Check 5
AP Government Woll Homework Check 6
AP Government Woll Homework Check 7
AP Government Woll Homework Check 8
AP Government Woll Homework Check 9
AP Government Woll Homework Check 10
AP Government Woll Homework Check 11
AP Government Woll Homework Check 12

AP Government Unit Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts
AP Government Essay Rubric for Unit Tests
AP Government Unit 1 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 1st Quarter
AP Government Unit 2 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 1st Quarter
AP Government Unit 1 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 2nd Quarter
AP Government Unit 1 State Government Essays 2nd Quarter
AP Government Unit 2 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 2nd Quarter
AP Government Unit 1 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 3rd Quarter
AP Government Unit 2 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 3rd Quarter
AP Government Unit 2 Test In-Class Assignments Feb 20 to Feb 27 3rd Quarter
AP Government Unit 2 Test In-Class Assignments Schedule and Lab Rooms 3rd Quarter
AP Government Unit 1 Test Essay Topics and Key Terms/Concepts 4th Quarter
AP Government Final Exam

Links to News Sources

The Washington Post
The Washington Times
The New York Times
USA Today
Fairfax Times Community Paper
Fairfax Connection Newspaper
Fairfax Journal Newspaper
Nettizen- Online Directory of Newspapers
Internet Public Library - Newspapers from around the World
Roll Call Newspaper
The Hill Newspaper
CBS News
ABC News
NBC News
CNN
C-SPAN
MSNBC
PBS
Newsweek
Time Magazine
U.S. News and World Report
Political Cartoon Index
New York Times Political Cartoon Index
Washington Post Political Cartoon Index

Links to Political Sources

FirstGov Official US Government Web sites
Politics1
Project Vote Smart
Political Information
Sabato's Crystal Ball about Politics
RealClear Politics
SpeakOut on Politics
ABC News - The Note
NBC News - First Read
Political Science Weblinks
Citizens Against Government Waste
Common Cause & Soft Money Donations
Political Money Line
Opensecrets - Money in Politics Data

Links to 1st Quarter Topics


Ideology
Thinking on the Web - What's Right and What's Left?
The Pew Research Center - Where do You Fit In?
The Political Compass
Party Matchmaking Quiz
PartyMatch
Politopia
World's Smallest Political Quiz

Conservative Sites
Conservative Politics
American Enterprise Institute
Conservative News Service
The Federalist Patriot
The Heritage Foundation
Media Research Center
National Review
The Weekly Standard

Liberal Sites
U.S. Liberal Politics
Turn Left
ACLU
The American Prospect
The Brookings Institution
Center for Economic and Policy Research
Economic Policy Institute
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting
The Institute for Policy Studies
The Nation
People For the American Way
The Progressive
Progressive Review
Truth Out
Z Net

Polls
Center on Policy Attitude
The Gallup Organization
The Polling Report
The Roper Center
RealClear Politics

Interest Groups
AARP
ACLU
AFL-CIO
American Bar Association
American Conservative Union
American Farm Bureau
American Israel Public Affairs Committee
American Medical Association
Americans For Democratic Action
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
The Business Roundtable
The Center for Equal Opportunity
Christian Coalition
Council on American-Islamic Relations
Eagle Forum
EMILY's List
Environmental Defense Fund
Greenpeace
Independent Women's Forum
NAACP
NARAL
National Association of Manufacturers
National Organization for Woman
Natural Resources Defense Council
National Right to Life
NEA
NRA
PETA
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America
Public Citizen
Sierra Club
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Veterans of Foreign Wars

Elections and Voting
DemocracyNet
U.S.Elections Atlas
Open Secrets - Campaign Donations
League of Woman Voters - Fairfax
Fairfax County Electoral Board and Voting Information
Virginia State Board of Elections
Federal Election Commission
Federal Voting Assistance Program

Links to 2nd Quarter Topics


The Constitution
The Founders' Constitution
FindLaw - Constitution
The U.S. Constitution Online
Famous Constitutional Cases
Federalist Papers Online
AntiFederalist Papers
James Madison - Father of the Constitution?
Constitution Trivia Quiz
Constitution Society
National Constitution Center

Federalism
FindLaw Tenth Amendment Cases
Cases and Materials on American Federalism
The Federalism Project
Center for the Study of Federalism
Publius: The Journal of Federalism

Presidency
President Bush's Cabinet
U.S. Government Manual
Potus: Presidents of the United States
Federal Executive Branch
Grolier's American Presidency
How the Electoral College Works Today
Resources on the Electoral College
FAQ about the Electoral College

Links to 3rd Quarter Topics


Economic, Social and Defense Policies
The National Budget Simulation
The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal

Congress
The U.S. House of Representatives
The U.S. Senate
THOMAS: Library of Congress Information on Congress
YourCongress
Today in Congress Schedule
Thurgood Marshall Law Library - Congressional Research Service Reports
University of Washington School of Law Congressional Research Service Report Links
Center for Politics - Youth Leadership Initiative - E-Congress
Indiana University Center for Congress

Links to 4th Quarter Topics


Supreme Court
Supreme Court Cases
Cornell Supreme Court Site
FindLaw Supreme Court Site
Washington Post Supreme Court Site
JURIST Supreme Court Site
Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism On the Docket Supreme Court site
Supreme Court of the United States
Oyez site for the Supreme Court of the United States

Civil Liberties, Civil Rights and Rights of the Accused
FindLaw First Amendment Cases
FindLaw Second Amendment Issues
FindLaw Fourth Amendment Cases
FindLaw Fifth Amendment Cases
FindLaw Sixth Amendment Cases
FindLaw Eighth Amendment Cases
FindLaw Fourteenth Amendment Cases
Street Law

Virginia State and Local Government
Virginia State Government Website
Fairfax County Government Website
Virginia State Bar Publication - So You're 18

Links to other sites on the Web

Fairfax County Public Schools
Westfield High School Webpage
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