AP Test Prep

Balance of Power Between Congress and the President

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Three branches of government help create a system of checks and balances. A helpful resource provides a series of articles regarding the balance of power between the legislative and executive branches of government. Historians answer several questions following each article to gauge their understanding of the material. The resource also includes key vocabulary to provide additional support. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have pupils work in small groups to create a summary of each resource
  • Create a diagram to illustrate the balance of power between Congress and the president 
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource is designed for Advanced Placement (AP) learners 
Pros
  • The material is appropriate for both regular and AP lessons
  • Resource can be used as a whole or broken down into individual articles 
Cons
  • None