AP US GOVERNMENT & POLITICS ON-LINE RESOURCES Library of Congress - Thomas Thomas for Teachers: http://www.thomas.gov Legislation Document Center: http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/legishis.html Links to other resources (congressional votes, legislative histories, lobby groups, etc) Washington Post – Post Politics http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/politics/congress/ Congressional coverage, current events and historical info on congressional debates, etc see also: CNNpolitics Democracy in America: http://www.learner.org/courses/democracyinamerica/ Interactive critical thinking activities, readings with questions, links to other online sources and FREE video clips (20-30 minutes but broken down unto smaller segments) http://www.apcentral.collegeboard.com Information about course audit; article on “CLUES”; FRQs from 1999-2010 including rubrics and sample student answers; discussion board. http://www.streetlaw.org Information on contemporary U.S. Supreme Court cases categorized by issue http://www.choices.edu Foreign policy options using “choices” strategy. http://www.crf-usa.org Sign-up for free subscription to “Bill of Rights in Action” Access past issues which include articles, discussion questions and activities pertinent to many units. www.pbs.org/teachers/_files/pdf/PBS_AP-US-Gov-Politics.pdf Links to PBS videos on topics in AP US Government and Politics Betsy Newmark’s website: http://www.raleighcharterhs.org/faculty/bnewmark/APGOP.html Organized by unit with readings, questions, assignments (including summer reading) and links to websites (uses Wilson text) http://youthleadership.net Sign-up free and access information! http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/Ftrials/conlaw/home.htm Substantive factual information about the Court (Unit IV) and rulings on federalism issues (Unit I) and civil liberties and civil rights issues (Unit VI) www.teachablemoment.org Downloadable activities for teaching high school students about current issues. www.livingroomcandidate.org Presidential election campaign commercials from 1952 – 2008. Teacher resource link with lesson plans. www.electionstudies.org Resource for data. www.billofrightsinstitute.org www.people-press.org Political typology.