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U.S. Government Credit


I have a great resource list for those who want to teach U.S Government course this year that lines up with CLEP.

These resources are MORE THAN ENOUGH to DIY a full-year program ending in CLEP. If you only want to do 1 semester, you’ll have to pick and choose.

Beyond high school credit, the CLEP American Government exam yields 3 college credits.

NOTE: if your teen has already taken AP American Government test or a college class called American Government, the CLEP will likely duplicate those credits- meaning a college won’t award credit twice for the same course.

8-page downloadable Vocabulary Booklet

2-page downloadable list of Court Cases

Modern States Free Online Prep Course – complete this and receive a voucher that pays for your CLEP exam

13-hour video course on The Constitution (free)

Sparks Notes for American Government / Politics

Khan Academy AP US Govt. Video Course (you can use this for CLEP!)

Official website of the USA Government

DSST: The Civil War & Reconstruction

In this post, I’m going to feature the exam “The Civil War & Reconstruction” from DSST. With a passing score, this exam can yield 3 college credits. EXAM INFORMATIONThis exam was developed to enable schools to award credit to students for knowledge equivalent to that learned by students taking the course. This examination includes the…

Breaking News: CLEP at Home!

This is the post I’ve been dying to write! Since COVID-19, the #1 most asked question is “will we ever get to take a CLEP at home?” College Board just made history and is allowing you to take your CLEP exam at home!!! The College Board announced this month that remote (at home via webcam)…


Executive Director of Homeschooling for College Credit

2 thoughts on “U.S. Government Credit

  1. This was the only one I couldn’t get to work:
    13-hour video course on The Constitution (free)

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