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Required Founding Documents
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🏛 Unit 1: Foundations of American Democracy
1.5Ratification of the U.S. Constitution
1.7Relationship Between States and the Federal Government
1.8Constitutional Interpretations of Federalism
⚖️ Unit 2: Interactions Among Branches of Government
2.0Unit 2 Overview: Interactions Among Branches of Government
2.2Structures, Powers, and Functions of Congress
2.4Roles and Power of the President
2.8The Judicial Branch
2.11Checks on the Judicial Branch
✊ Unit 3: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
3.2First Amendment: Freedom of Religion
3.6Amendments: Balancing Individual Freedom with Public Order and Safety
3.7Selective Incorporation & the 14th Amendment
3.8Amendments: Due Process and the Rights of the Accused
3.11Government Responses to Social Movements
🐘 Unit 4: American Political Ideologies and Beliefs
🗳 Unit 5: Political Participation
🧐 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
✍️ Free Response Questions (FRQ)
AP Gov FRQ: Argument Essay Review (2020)
FRQ: Conceptual Analysis
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isabela padilha vilela
June 8, 2020
Economy is an important factor for the citizens when deciding who to vote for in the next elections. Depending on the economic situation of the country, citizens express their support or dissatisfaction with the economic policies.
Most Democratic economic policies favor the idea that the government should have a great interference in these issues. On the other hand, Republicans think that the less interference, the better! Due to this disparity in economic beliefs, each political party follows a different approach to economic issues.
It is the way that the government manages the economy through taxes, borrowing and spending money. Democrats usually support a progressive tax policy, whereas Republicans want to decrease the amount of tax citizens pay.
The way the government influences the economy through money supply and interest rates.
Theory created by Adam Smith that states that the government should have the least amount of interference in the economy.
Consists on stimulating growth in order to stabilize the economy. Government spending should increase during slumps.
Some economic issues are still topics of debate among parties, such as the minimum wage. Throughout the years, it is possible to affirm that the Republican party is very opposed to increasing the minimum wage, whereas the Democrats are mostly in favor of raising it. 💰💸
Watch AP Gov teacher Allison Powell review this key topic here.
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