🗳️ 2023 AP Comparative Government Study Plan

Welcome to this plethora of resources that cover everything! This toolkit is constantly being updated with more resources! AP Comparative Government is an introductory college-level course in comparative government and politics. In this course, you will explore topics like power and authority, legitimacy and stability, democratization, internal and external forces, and methods of political analysis.

🚨 All you need to know about the 2023 AP Comparative Government Exam!

The AP Comparative Government Exam

A breakdown of the exam by percentage.

Unit Exam Weighting (Multiple-Choice Section)
Unit 1: Political Systems, Regimes, and Governments 18%–27%
Unit 2: Political Institutions 22%–33%
Unit 3: Political Culture and Participation 11%–18%
Unit 4: Party and Electoral Systems and Citizen Organizations 13%–18%
Unit 5: Political and Economic Changes and Development 16%–24%

Disciplinary Practices

By taking this course, you’ll be able to develop critical thinking skills in the following areas:

Skill Description
1. Concept Application Apply political concepts and processes in authentic contexts.
2. Country Comparison Compare political concepts and processes among the course countries (China, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, and the United Kingdom).
3. Data Analysis Analyze and interpret quantitative data represented in tables, charts, graphs, maps, and infographics.
4. Source Analysis Read, analyze, and interpret text-based sources.
5. Argumentation Develop an argument in essay format.

Study Guides for Every Unit

👑 Unit 1: Political Systems, Regimes, and Governments

⚖️ Unit 2: Political Institution

🙋🏽‍♀️ Unit 3: Political Culture and Participation

💂🏽 Unit 4: Party and Electoral Systems and Citizen Organizations

🔏 Unit 5: Political and Economic Changes and Developments

AP Comp Gov MCQs & FRQs

  • ❓AP Comp Gov Multiple Choice Questions: A complete breakdown of the multiple-choice process, including tips and advice from previous AP Comp Gov students.
  • ✍🏽 AP Comp Gov Free Response Guide: A complete breakdown of the free-response section, including tips and advice from previous AP Comp Gov students.
  • 🤯 AP Comp Gov FRQ Help: A complete breakdown of the writing and thinking process of the FRQ, including tips and advice from previous AP Comp Gov students.

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