Boston College professor Mary Sarah Bilder gives a brief overview backgrounding the Federalist Papers
This is intended as an end-of-course review activity for practice with the argumentative essay format included on the AP United States Government and Politics exam since the 2018 redesign. Eleven practice prompts are provided. NOTE: These prompts are aligned with the modified 2020 AP Exam, so they do not ask for the final "respond to an opposing or alternate perspective using refutation, concession, or rebuttal" found on the traditional prompt, though that could easily be added in as desired by the instructor. As well, the prompts only reflect content from Units 1-3 to align with the abridged exam.
ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY PROMPT ANALYSIS