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Ch 7: AEPA: World Politics

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Let us show you what you need to know about world politics, as you prepare for the AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes are useful tools that can help you prepare to correctly answer questions about this subject on the test.

AEPA Political Science/American Government: World Politics - Chapter Summary

The lessons found in this chapter can be used as the basis of your review of world politics, in preparation for the AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam. The videos go over all the important material you need to know, including:

  • International relations
  • Politics and globalization
  • Sovereignty in world politics
  • Power and polarity in international politics
  • Imperialism and colonialism
  • Human rights treaties, humanitarian efforts and politics
  • Modernization and development
  • Issues with less-developed nations
  • Nationalism and world politics

We use expert instructors who guide you through all the important points in a manner that is clear and interesting in preparation for the test. Our videos are brief, about 5-10 minutes each, and are accompanied by transcripts that highlight key terms for quick review. You'll also find a chapter exam to test your knowledge of world politics before the exam.

Objectives of the AEPA Political Science/American Government: World Politics Chapter

The AEPA Political Science/American Government Exam assesses your knowledge and understanding of political science terms and concepts, political thought and comparative government, international relations, and United States and Arizona government topics. You need to achieve a passing score to become licensed as a teacher in the state of Arizona. You can practice with the types of questions that will be on the test by taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with the videos.

There are 100 selected-response items on this computer-based-test. You will read passages and questions that are followed by several response alternatives. From these, you must select the single correct answer.

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: AEPA: World Politics
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What Is International Relations?

1. What Is International Relations?

The study of international relations is becoming ever more important as our world becomes more interconnected. In this lesson, you'll learn about what international relations is and some important related concepts.

Globalization & Politics

2. Globalization & Politics

The term 'globalization' gets tossed about quite a lot, but what exactly does it mean? In this lesson, you'll learn what globalization is and how it can affect states and their citizens. We'll also discuss the North-South gap. A quiz follows.

Sovereignty in World Politics

3. Sovereignty in World Politics

The primary players in international politics are sovereign states. In this lesson, you'll learn about the concept of state sovereignty in the international system and related concepts. You'll also have an opportunity to take a short quiz.

Power & Polarity in the International System

4. Power & Polarity in the International System

In the world of international affairs, international actors vie for the power to pursue their interests and stop those actors who are a threat to their interests. In this lesson, you'll learn about power, the balance of power and polarity in the international system.

Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

5. Imperialism & Colonialism in the International System

Throughout history, major political powers in the international system turned to imperialism and colonialism to increase their wealth and power. In this lesson, you'll learn more about imperialism and colonialism and the impact it has on political communities.

Human Rights Treaties, Humanitarian Intervention & Political Mindsets

6. Human Rights Treaties, Humanitarian Intervention & Political Mindsets

The international community acknowledges the existence of certain universal human rights. In this lesson, you'll learn about how the international community seeks to enforce these rights and hold sovereign states accountable for their violation.

Modernization, Development & Politics

7. Modernization, Development & Politics

The current disparity in international development, wealth and resources across the globe makes economic development an important international issue for the 21st century. In this lesson, you'll learn about development and its relation to international politics.

Less-Developed Countries & Obstacles to Development

8. Less-Developed Countries & Obstacles to Development

Most of the world's population lives in lesser-developed countries struggling to develop and rise out of poverty. In this lesson, you'll learn about some of the major hurdles facing these countries in their quest to develop.

How Nationalism Impacts World Politics

9. How Nationalism Impacts World Politics

Nationalism has the ability to provide tremendous benefits to a society, but also the capacity to wreak devastation if its power is misused. In this lesson, we'll take a look at nationalism's impact on the world stage.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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