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I provide Psychology (AQA) and Politics (Edexcel) A-Level revision notes by topic, both of which I have an A* in. These notes helped me get it and they can help you too! Although the Politics notes are the 2008 specification, the examples are all up to date and relevant for an assessment of American politics. I'm currently studying at Durham and I achieved 3A* at A level in Biology, Politics, and Psychology.

I provide Psychology (AQA) and Politics (Edexcel) A-Level revision notes by topic, both of which I have an A* in. These notes helped me get it and they can help you too! Although the Politics notes are the 2008 specification, the examples are all up to date and relevant for an assessment of American politics. I'm currently studying at Durham and I achieved 3A* at A level in Biology, Politics, and Psychology.
Psychology A-Level AQA 7181/7182 (New) - Paper Three ALL notes
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Psychology A-Level AQA 7181/7182 (New) - Paper Three ALL notes

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These are all the topics covered in Paper three for the new psychology specification (obviously subject to the options I covered), Relationships, Eating, Addiction, and Issues in Psychology. Save 30% by buying them as one. I dropped just 3 marks in this paper, using only these notes.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Racial and Ethnic politics Long Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Racial and Ethnic politics Long Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Racial Politics’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all the long answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of: political measures designed to promote racial equality, the issue of Race in US politics, and the role of affirmative action. This is equipped with relevant examples e.g. the Black Lives Matter movement, the 2016 election and racial equality in Congress.
Edexcel Government and Politics -  US Pressure Groups Short Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Pressure Groups Short Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Pressure Groups’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all short answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of: if pressure groups are good for democracy, the role of pressure groups in dispersing political power, the influence of pressure groups, the role of membership size in pressure group success (compared with money, policy, agenda, and countervailing ideas). This includes examples from groups such as the ACLU, the NAACP, the NRA, and NFU.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Pressure Groups Long Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Pressure Groups Long Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Pressure Groups’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all long answer mark questions ever asked, split into an analysis of: if pressure groups are good for democracy, the role of pressure groups in dispersing political power, the influence of pressure groups, the role of membership size in pressure group success (compared with money, policy, agenda, and countervailing ideas). This includes examples from groups such as the ACLU, the NAACP, the NRA, and NFU.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Political Parties Long Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Political Parties Long Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Political Parties’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all long answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of: the overlap between the main parties, which parties are more internally divided, the theory of party decline, the role of moderate conservatism in the GOP, the role of moderate liberalism in the Democrats, and an assesment of polarisation. All are equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 election.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Political Parties Short Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Political Parties Short Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Political Parties’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all short answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis and assesment of: how liberal the Democrats are, how conservative the Republicans are, the limited impact of third parties, the main ideas behind the Republican Party, the main ideas behind the Democrat party, the issues creating divisions between the two parties, how ‘Republican’ Trump is, and divisions within each party. All are equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 election.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Elections and Voting Long Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Elections and Voting Long Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Elections and Voting’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all long answer questions ever asked. Each plan provides a balanced answer to the question, colour coded in ‘for’ and ‘against’. This includes an analysis of reforming the nomination process, reforming the electoral college, the role of participation in the nomination process, the role of incumbency in the election campaign, and an assesment of the roles of money, policy, and personality in a sucessful campaign.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Elections and Voting Short Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Elections and Voting Short Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Elections and Voting’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all short answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of: the nomination process (the invisible primary, the primaries, the national party conventions) the election campaign (key features, why Trump won, campaign finance issues, the impact of the Electoral College), and voter demographics (with an emphasis on latino voting, african american voting, LGBTQ voting). All are equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 election.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Supreme Court Short Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Supreme Court Short Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Supreme Court’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all short answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of each of the key principles the Court, including: the Appointment Process and it’s controversy, the role of judicial review, the role of judicial activism, the role judicial restraint, and limits on the court’s power. This also includes two plans specifically about the current Robert’s Court and significant decisions made in relation to the Bill of Rights.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Federalism Short Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Federalism Short Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Federalism’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all short answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of each of the key principles of New Federalism, Federalism in the Constitution, and recent expansion of the Federal Government. No long answer question has ever been asked on Federalism’s role, but examples from here are pertinant in other topics. All are equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 election.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Constitution and President Long Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Constitution and President Long Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Constitution and President’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all long answer questions ever asked. Each plan provides a balanced answer to the question, colour coded in ‘for’ and ‘against’. Each point is equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 Election. Including: an assesment of if the Constitution fit for purpose, the transformation of the Constitution, and the obstacle proposed by checks and balances.
Edexcel Government and Politics - US Constitution and President Short Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Constitution and President Short Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Constitution and President’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all short answer questions ever asked, split into an analysis of each of the key principles of the US constitution, including concepts such as the Seperation of Powers, Checks and Balances, the Amendment Process. This also includes plans for questions about the President, such as assessing the Formal and Informal Powers of the president, the power of the veto, and methods the President has to influence legislation (with a plan for each method and an assesment of it) All are equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 election.
Edexcel Government and Politics -  US Congress Long Answer Essay Plans
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Edexcel Government and Politics - US Congress Long Answer Essay Plans

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These are A* essay plans for the ‘Congress’ unit in Edexcel Politics for all long answer questions ever asked. Each plan provides a balanced answer to the question, colour coded in ‘for’ and ‘against’. Each point is equipped with up to date examples from the 2016 Election. Including: what most concerns members of Congress (e.g. money, the ‘folks back home’, or leadership?) an assessment of whether Congress functions more effectively when houses are united or divided, an assessment of leadership in Congress (looking at the role of the Speaker, the Minority Leaders in the House and Senate (and the de facto majority leader of the Senate)) and, of course, an assessment of the oft-quoted idea that Congress is the ‘Broken Branch’ in comparison to the Executive and the Judiciary.
Psychology A-Level AQA 7181/7182 (New) - Research Methods Notes
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Psychology A-Level AQA 7181/7182 (New) - Research Methods Notes

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These are A* grade Paper One notes for social influence including A01 and A03 equipped for 16 mark essays and short answer questions. Each essay topic is covered with 4 evaluation points in P-E-E style and references. This is the additional content which is now covered in the A-level paper, along with the other notes.