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- Available Lessons: 153
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryConsult this convenient help and review course to improve your understanding of middle level social studies concepts. The course's short lessons and quizzes offer you a quick way to bring up your grades, catch up in class, get ready for exams or simply refresh your social studies knowledge.
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About This Course
This Middle Level Social Studies: Help & Review course offers short, informative and engaging lessons about the history of Western civilization, as well as political science concepts, historical research methods, the effects of populations on the environment and much more. You can access these lessons on any computer or mobile device, and the accompanying self-assessment quizzes help you solidify your understanding of topics like colonialism, congressional powers, the Middle Ages and American constitutional democracy.
The course can be used for a variety of academic, independent learning and professional purposes.
- Students can use the course's short lessons and quizzes for exam preparation and homework help. The resources can also help students catch up in class and bring up their grades.
- Social studies teachers can incorporate the course's lessons and assessments into their lesson plans. The course lessons can be assigned as homework or screened during class.
- Casual learners can access the course at any time to engage their curiosity about important social studies concepts.
- Professionals who may need to refresh their understanding of U.S. history and government concepts for work can study the course whenever they have free time in their schedule.
- The rise of the Roman Republic
- The fall of the Roman Empire
- The early, high and late Middle Ages
- The Age of Enlightenment
- Political science fundamentals
- America's constitutional democracy
- Federalism in the United States
- U.S. civil liverties
- Legislative bodies
- Presidential and congressional powers, processes and elections
- The U.S. federal judicial system
- The environmental effects of the human population
- Settlement patterns
- Ethnicity issues
- Collecting and organizing historical research
- Post-1945 Western civilization history
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