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1 Category: AP Courses

2 Field: History & Social Science

3 Course: AP Comparative Government and Politics

AP Comparative Government and Politics

Examine the political institutions and processes of six different countries—China, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, and the United Kingdom—and compare the ways they address problems. You’ll analyze data and readings to draw conclusions about political systems.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Connecting political concepts to real-life situations

  • Comparing different political systems, institutions, processes, policies, and behaviors

  • Analyzing data to find patterns and trends and draw conclusions

  • Reading and analyzing text sources

  • Developing a claim or thesis and explaining and supporting it in an essay

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