CliffsNotes AP U.S. Government and Politics (2nd Edition with CD-ROM) : Your complete guide to a higher score on the AP U.S. Government and Politics exam. Covers all subject areas you'll be tested on: public policy; constitutional basis of U.S government; civil rights and civil liberties; political beliefs and behaviors; structure of government; political parties, interest groups, and mass media. Reviews the AP exam format and scoring. Provides hints for tackling the essay questions. Proven strategies for answering multiple-choice questions. Includes 3 full-length practice exams with answers and complete explanations. CD includes the book's 3 exams plus 2 bonus exams. Searchable subject review content on the CD-ROM.