AP United States Government and Politics

Mr. Giusto's Live Sessions

Unit 1 - Constitutional Underpinnings and Federalism

Mr. Giusto's Open House Recording 8/22

Monday 8/31 and Tuesday 9/1 Recording

Wednesday 9/2 and Thursday 9/3 Recording

Friday 9/3 and Tuesday 9/8 Recording

Friday 9/11 and Monday 9/14 (Federalist 10/51 overview)

Tuesday 9/15 and Wednesday 9/16 (Brutus no. 1/Quiz prep)

Thursday 9/16 and Friday 9/17 (Sign up for AP Exams, Brutus/Marbury, and quiz)

Monday 9/21 and Tuesday 9/22 (Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Federalism)

Wednesday 9/23 and Thursday 9/24 (Concept Application and Campaign volunteer opportunities)

Friday 9/25 and Monday 9/28 (Register to vote, McCulloch v. Maryland, and test prep)

Tuesday 9/29 and Wednesday 9/30 (1st Presidential debate and Unit 1 Exam)

Unit 3 - Political Parties, Elections, and Campaigns

Wednesday 11/4 and Thursday 11/5 (Election results [incomplete] and Political Parties)

Friday 11/6 and Monday 11/9 (2020 Election results and Political Parties)

Tuesday 11/10 and Thursday 11/12 (Election stuff and 3rd Parties)

Friday 11/13 and Monday 11/16 (Election stuff and Political Parties Quiz)

Tuesday 11/17 and Wednesday 11/18 (Election lawsuits and suffrage amendments)

Thursday 11/19 and Friday 11/20 (Finals update and voting and elections)

Monday 11/23 and Tuesday 11/24 (State certification and presidential primaries)

Monday 11/30 and Tuesday 12/1 (Lawsuits (!) and the Presidential election cycle)

Wednesday 12/2 and Thursday 12/3 (Bill Barr and Campaign Finance)

Friday 12/4 and Monday 12/7 (Georgia runoffs and election documentary)

Tuesday 12/8 and Wednesday 12/9 (Unit 3 Exam)

Thursday 12/10 and Friday 12/11 (Texas lawsuit and final exams)

Unit 5 - Executive Branch, Federal Bureaucracy, and Foreign Policy

Monday 2/8 and Tuesday 2/9 Impeachment trial, civics exam, and intro to unit 5

Thursday 2/11 and Friday 2/12 Federalist 70 and Intro to the Presidency

Tuesday 2/16 and Wednesday 2/17 Informal powers of the president

Thursday 2/18 and Friday 2/19 - State of the Union and the Italy trip goes wrong

Monday 2/22 and Wednesday 2/24 CCSD Coming back???/The Federal Bureaucracy and Honeymoon Period

Thursday 2/25 and Friday 2/26 - The Argument essay and federal bureaucracy

Monday 3/1 and Tuesday 3/2 - Argument essay review and introduction to foreign policy.

Wednesday 3/3 and Thursday 3/3 - The stimulus bill and executive branch quiz.

Friday 3/4 and Monday 3/8 - Stimulus bill passes and late 20th century foreign policy.

Tuesday 3/9 and Wednesday 3/10 - AP Exams and finishing foreign policy

Thursday 3/11 and Friday 3/12 - Unit 5 exam

Unit 2 - Political Culture, Interest Groups, and Mass Media

Thursday 10/1 and Friday 10/2 (Political Culture)

Monday 10/5 and Tuesday 10/6 (FRQ Review and Political Surveys)

Wednesday 10/7 and Thursday 10/8 (VP Debate and Political Socialization notes)

Friday 10/9 and Monday 10/12 (Political Polls)

Tuesday 10/13 and Wednesday 10/14 (The Gender Gap and Demographics)

Thursday 10/15 and Friday 10/16 (Early voting, ballot questions, and Political Culture Quiz)

Monday 10/19 and Tuesday 10/20 (Early voting and introduction to linkage institutions)

Wednesday 10/21 and Thursday 10/22 (Intro to interest groups)

Friday 10/23 and Monday 10/26 (Super Pacs)

Tuesday 10/27 and Wednesday 10/28 (Media and Fake News)

Thursday 10/29 and Monday 11/2 (The Internet and Unit 2 Exam)

Unit 4 - Legislative Branch, The Budget, and Economic Policy

Monday 1/4 and Tuesday 1/5 (Welcome back!/News/and second semester)

Thursday 1/7 and Friday 1/8 (A dark day in American History)

Monday 1/11 and Tuesday 1/12 (Impeachment proceedings and Gerrymandering)

Thursday 1/14 and Friday 1/15 (President Trump is impeached again and Congressional Committees)

Tuesday 1/19 and Wednesday 1/20 ( Inauguration day and Powers of Congress)

Thursday 1/21 and Friday 1/22 (The Biden Administration and Legislative Branch Quiz)

Monday 1/25 and Tuesday 1/26 (Biden cabinet and Economic policy/budget)

Wednesday 1/27 and Thursday 1/28(First week of Biden Administration & 2008 financial crisis)

Friday 1/29 and Monday 2/1 (Stimulus Talks and Keynesian vs Supply-Side Economics)

Tuesday 2/2 and Wednesday 2/3 (Bipartisan stimulus talks and the 2008 financial crisis)

Thursday 2/4 and Friday 2/5 (unit 4 exam)

Unit 6 - Judicial Branch, Civil Liberties/Civil Rights, and Public Policy

Monday 3/22 and Tuesday 3/23 - Federalist #78 and Judicial Branch Overview

Thursday 3/18 and Friday 3/20 - Structure of the Federal court system and judicial review

Tuesday 4/6 - Big 15 Cases and finish the Judicial Branch

Thursday 4/8 & Friday 4/9 - Judicial Branch Quiz and Intro to Civil Liberties/Civil Rights

Monday 4/12 & Tuesday 4/13 - Freedom of Speech and Preparation for the AP Exam

Thursday 4/15 & Friday 4/16 - Civil Rights, Literacy Test, and AP Test Prep

Monday 4/19 & Tuesday 4/20 - SCOTUS Comparison Question and MLK's Letter from Birmingham Jail

Thursday 4/22 & Friday 4/23 - Letter From Birmingham Jail, unit 6 exam, and AP test prep materials

AP Test Prep and Financial Literacy

Monday 4/26 and Tuesday 4/27 - Unit 1 review and practice exam #1

Thursday 4/29 and Friday 4/30 - AP practice exam and more review

Monday 5/3 and Tuesday 5/4 - Watch 30 for 30 Documentary

Thursday 5/6 and Friday 5/7 - Financial Literacy Part 1: Find a place to live and furnish it

Monday 5/10 and Tuesday 5/11 - Financial Literacy Part 2: Buy a car.

Thursday 5/13 and Friday 5/14 - Financial Literacy Part 3 & 4 - bills and vacation

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