Taylor Swift made an look on this yr’s AP Government examination and everybody kinda beloved it
Taylor Swift is understood for dropping clues, hints, and Easter eggs about upcoming music and different massive bulletins, however Swift actually outdid herself this week when she confirmed up on the nationwide AP U.S. Government and Politics examination. Teens all around the U.S. had been delighted by the shock Swift cameo of their in any other case boring AP U.S. gov examination.
The Swift query appeared on the May 3, 2021 model of the 2021 AP US Government and Politics examination in a immediate about voter turnout, asking examiners to make use of Swift’s 2018 Instagram publish urging her followers to vote within the midterms as a leaping off level to research voter registration legal guidelines and procedures that may have an effect on civic participation, equivalent to voter turnout.
Shoutout to the College Board for linking civic engagement, voter suppression, and Taylor Swift in a single eloquent AP query that may truly radicalize much more younger folks to vote. Who had all that on their 2021 bingo card?
— AP for Students (@APforStudents) May 5, 2021
Needless to say, the web was pleasantly shocked and tons of teenagers had been tweeting about their expertise as quickly as they exited that examination room.
“ok you may now start the FRQ portion of the ap gov exam”
Question 1: Taylor Swift- pic.twitter.com/OzLQCPzV6a
— wilbursb1tch (@wilbursb1tch) May 3, 2021
hear when i walked into my ap gov check this morning i didn’t anticipate to write down about taylor swift
— elodie²² ⚢ | 4 | 15 (@tolerateitmp3) May 3, 2021
taylor swift on the ap gov examination pic.twitter.com/ql23H9kXpI
— angelina 🏕 (me! apologist) (@angnickelodeon) May 3, 2021
how i felt opening up my ap gov check and seeing that the primary query was about how Taylor Swift elevated youth voter turnout pic.twitter.com/HFtqKro5p3
— briannacris ☆ (@briannacris1123) May 3, 2021
ap gov (taylor’s model)
— isabelle kennedy (@isabelleannek) May 6, 2021
YOURE TELLING ME THE YEAR IM FORCED TO DROP AP GOV (AND I REALLY WANTED TO TAKE THAT CLASS) THEY HAD A TAYLOR SWIFT QUESTION ON THE EXAM
— sandra 💛💛 (@scndraaa) May 4, 2021
The Taylor query is not going to seem on the upcoming AP Government examination dates, although the scholars that did take the check all advised CNN they had been fairly excited by the examination immediate, and like, when have you ever ever heard a highschool pupil say that about an AP check?
“I am a huge Taylor Swift fan. I’ve been a fan for my whole life,” a junior in North Carolina advised CNN. “That question sort of boosted my confidence and helped me write a stronger free response.”
“I opened the free response questions, and the first question was about Taylor Swift, and I was just laughing,” a senior in Texas added. “I thought it was pretty cool.”
“I have been anxiously awaiting the moment when I can show you all what made all of my classmate’s eyes instantly look to me when we started our AP Gov test,” a Swiftie shared on Reddit after taking the check.
Jerome White, a spokesperson for the College Board who administers the check, advised CNN that it was a no brainer to incorporate the Taylor query on this yr’s examination.
“We’re delighted to hear that AP students could relate what they’ve learned in their AP course to what they experience in their daily lives — and in this case, what they’ve read on their Instagram feeds,” White defined.
Not solely does Taylor Swift seamlessly hop between musical genres, launch a number of albums in a pandemic, single-handedly take down predatory musical giants like Scooter Braun, however she’s additionally a political genius and topic of an AP authorities lesson. Wow, a residing legend.