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AP United States Government and Politics


Spring 2022

Monday, January 24, 2022 – Friday, May 13, 2022

Nicolas Shump

University of Missouri – Kansas City


United States History (may be taken concurrently)


Advanced Placement

This course is the equivalent of a college-level introductory American Government course. Students will explore the key political concepts, ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the constitutional system and political culture of the United States. They will engage with source materials such as Supreme Court decisions, foundational documents, and other texts, read and interpret data, and form arguments on the basis of evidence. On successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit the AP United States Government and Politics exam.


Subject Area



Advanced Placement