Teaching AP Government in a Shortened Semester-Unit Two Resources for the Presidency

Enduring Understandings:

  • The presidency has been enhanced beyond its expressed constitutional powers.

Related Posts:

Congress and the President

The American Presidency

AP Writing Skills:

  • Concept Application
  • Data Analysis
  • Argumentative Writing

Required Documents:

  • Federalist 70
  • 22nd Amendment

Key Vocabulary:

Part II: President

  1. Cabinet member
  2. Ambassador
  3. White House Staff
  4. Appointment Powers
  5. Expressed Powers 
  6. Implied Powers
  7. Inherent Powers
  8. Executive Order





Other resources:

  • Expansion of Presidential Power (AP Login)
  • Win the White House (iCivics game)
  • Executive Command (iCivics game)

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