Here are the links to each of this year's PowerPoint slides:









Ch 15- 16        Ch.17-19        
Click here to link to the College Board
website, where you can find
information about the national A. P.
Government & Politics Test on
Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the
morning.
The week of November 27th we shall continue our
study
of Ch. 15, our civil liberties as defined by the
U. S. Supreme Court's interpretation of the
Constitution through landmark decisions.  We shall
primarily focus on the First and Fourth
Amendments.  On Friday we shall continue our
weekly discussion of current events (see the p
ink
box, below.)
A. P. Government
and Politics--1st
and 6th Periods.
Click here to view a
presentation showing
the CA standards for
Government
Click here to view a
presentation
showing the CA
standards for
Economics
Weekly current events rotation for December 1, 2017 (Pink
groups)
: Know Nothings: National; Frank Matthews Party:
I
nternational; Federalists: State/Local; Peace and Freedom
Party: C
artoon;   Not used: OPED
Click here to view an MS Word document that shows the
general day-by-day lesson plan, with homework assignments,
by month for the 2017-2018 school year--previous months,
current month and future months
Click here to view online information about our textbook
Stanislaus County Library Website
Weekly Current
Events Reports
are due this
Friday.
Click here
for an example of
a current events
report.
NO Vocabulary
reports are due
this week.  Click
here for a WVR
example from AP
Psych
Here are some websites that complement our in-class and textbook learning.
Here are some general websites for the year.
Click here to learn more about Presidents of the United States.
Click here to learn more about the U. S. House of Representatives
Click here to learn more about the U. S. Senate
Click here to access the website of the Library of Congress--an excellent
sourse for issues on government and economics
Click here to learn more about the Executive Branch
Click here to learn more about the United States Supreme Court
Click here to learn more about the government of the State of California.
Click here to learn more about general economics.
Click here to learn more about the Federal Reserve Board and its powers and
responsibilities        
Click here to see the New York Stock Exchange Website
Click here to find free stock quotes    Click here for the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Click here to visit the website for the Securities  & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Click here to visit an excellent website that helps define economics terms
apgov.ch1and2.2011.website.ppt
apgov.ch3-4.2011.website.ppt
apgov.ch5.2011.ppt
apgov.ch6.media.2012.ppt
apgov.ch7.interestgroups.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch9.parties.2012.ppt
apgov.ch10.elections.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch11.congress.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch1213.presidency.2012.website.ppt
apgov.ch14.courts.2012.website.ppt
Click here to view an MS Word document that provides the
course syllabus, including the course outline, grading criteria
and classroom rules. Click here to view model term paper 1
and here to view model term paper 2
.  
Connect to Mr. Simoncini's Columbia
College Political Science Course page
Back to Mr. Simoncini's home page
Click here to view common term paper errors--errors you
should avoid.
Click here for the Ch. 15-16 questions for AP
Gov