Comparative / US Government

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Comparative / US Government

AP Comparative Government and Politics introduces students to the rich diversity of political life  outside the United States. The course uses a comparative approach to examine the political structures; policies; and the  political, economic, and social challenges among six selected countries: Great Britain, Mexico,  Russia, Iran, China, and Nigeria. Additionally, students examine how different governments solve  similar problems by comparing the effectiveness of approaches to many global issues. This course  may be used to meet only elective course requirements for state graduation. Students are expected  to take the AP exam.------AP United States Government and Politics introduces students to key political ideas, institutions,  policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the political culture of the United States. The course examines politically significant concepts and themes, through which students learn to apply disciplinary reasoning assess causes and consequences of political events, and interpret data to develop evidence-based arguments. This course may be used to meet the course requirement in Government for state graduation. Students are expected to take the AP Exam.

 

For more information please contact 

Diedre Brady

bradyd@pearlandisd.org

 

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