Government in America AP® Edition has been thoroughly revised to cover key political and policy developments in the areas of healthcare, budgeting, immigration, environmental protection, and the war on terrorism, to name but a few. The 2016 presidential and congressional elections, including the rise of Donald Trump as the standard-bearer of the Republican Party, have been fully integrated, along with the latest round of Supreme Court decisions, the legacy of the Obama presidency, and recent events with significant political implications.

Built for Success

  • Pearson’s AP United States Government program has been thoroughly revised to fully support the revised curriculum for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • The new correlation to the course framework can be viewed here.
  • New! Test Prep Workbook for AP®—fully revised and rewritten with new exam style practice to prepare students for the AP Exam.
  • AP Exam Style Test Bank is a downloadable resource for teachers within MyLab.
  • Includes access to MyLab® Political Science with Pearson eText.


MyLab Political Science with Pearson eText is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system that improves results by helping students better master concepts and by providing educators with a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class performance. 

  • Organized to the contents of each textbook and includes interactive Pearson eText.
  • Supports the College Board’s course update with resources including revised correlations, a complete list of Supreme Court cases and their holdings as related to the Enduring Understandings PLUS an AP Exam Style Test Bank for educators.
  • Provides personalized learning to reach every student.
  •  Engaging multimedia, animations, videos, and more!

Discipline: Social Studies, AP® Honors & Electives

Copyright: 2018

Grade(s): 9 - 12

Delivery Method: Blended (Print & Digital)

Device: Computer

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS

Funding Sources: SSAE Grant

Government in America: People, Politics and Policy 2016 Presidential Election Edition 17th Edition ©2018 with MyLab® Political Science with Pearson eText, Edwards et al,