Unit 2 - Political Beliefs and Behaviors

2. Political Beliefs and Behaviors 10-20% of test

About 15% of the AP exam will cover material from Unit 2

Test Review Question

_____2. The term gender gap refers to the idea that

A.     Women tend to be more educated than men

B.     Women tend to be more liberal than men

C.     Women tend to be proportionally over represented in the US Congress

D.    Women tend to be less religious than men

E.     Women tend to vote in much higher numbers than men in national elections

Unit Practice

Make a chart outlining the main beliefs of American Conservatives, Liberals, and Libertarians

Silly Analogy

Take a movie series like Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, The Hunger Games, or one of your choosing. Think about the major beliefs of American political ideologies like liberalism and conservatism. Explain which characters from the movie franchise represent liberalism and which characters represent conservatism and which are moderates.