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AP® US Government & Politics

Party people, come on down.


If all you know about the United States government is that there exist three things called the "legislative branch," the "executive branch," and the "judicial branch," you're already halfway there. Go the distance with Shmoop's online guide to all things (American) government.

In this guide, you'll learn

  • why you should focus your studying on the three branches of government.
  • whether it's possible to write four whole essays—in a row—without passing out in the middle of the test. (Short answer: yup.)
  • more useful government stuff…promise.

Come find your polling place (a.k.a. testing room) and get your AP on.

What's Inside Shmoop's Online AP U.S. Government & Politics Test Prep

Shmoop is a labor of love from folks who love to teach. Our Test Prep resources will help you prepare for exams with fun, engaging, and relatable materials that bring the test to life.

Inside Shmoop's AP U.S Government & Politics guide, you'll find

  • a diagnostic exam to figure out where you're struggling before you even begin.
  • three-full length practice exams that mimic the look and feel of the exam
  • answer explanations to help figure out where you went wrong…or right.
  • test-taking tips to help you break down a lengthy exam
  • loads of practice drills.
  • review of constitutional foundations, presidential elections, federalism, and more.

We have online Test Prep for each and every AP Exam!

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