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Debates in Politics for A2 Edexcel: USA

6 exam-relevant articles for A Level Edexcel Unit 3C: Representative Processes in the USA!
The electoral college is in dire need of reform
The Republicans are far more divided than the Democrats
US pressure groups are far more important than US political parties
Third/minor parties and independents are never successful in US elections
Pressure groups are neither beneficial nor essential to democracy
Is affirmative action really needed in the USA any more?


6 exam-relevant articles for A Level Edexcel Unit 4C: Governing the USA!
The US Constitution is no longer fit for purpose
As an institution, Congress is more effective than it gets credit for
Congress is without doubt the most powerful branch of government
The Supreme Court has more power than was envisaged by the Founding Fathers
The Supreme Court is very effective in protecting the Constitutional Rights of the citizens of the USA
The president's power is constrained whether or not he is popular

Inject new pace and variety into your lessons with 12 unique head-to-head debates, 6 for each unit, specifically recorded for A Level Edexcel.

Each debate includes:

  • A recorded debate on CD – great for auditory learners
  • A written transcript on debate topics from across the specification – all topics frequently raised in exams
  • Followed by consolidation, analysis and evaluation questions – all in exam style for perfect practice!
  • Detailed mark schemes for every question – great AfL

Flexible resource

  • Inspire students at the start of each topic
  • Homework – great independent learning; a focused and fun revision activity

Listen to the 'The Supreme Court has more power than was envisaged by the Founding Fathers' debate right now for free!

You can also view an inspection copy of the printed articles for Topic 3C here.
You can view an inspection copy of the printed articles for Topic 4C here.