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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering the changes in the modern United States will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about recent changes that have occurred in the modern US. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding what has changed in the modern US.
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning history (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about modern United States changes
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra history learning resources
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- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Changes in the Modern United States chapter exam.
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- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a changes in the modern US unit of a standard AP US history course. Topics covered include:
- Reasons behind the migration of Latin Americans to the US
- Demographic shifts and world population migration in the 21st century
- Cultural imperialism and how globalism impacts culture
- Popularity, use and purpose of social media and online communities
- Pros and cons of technological revolutions
1. Technological Revolutions: Advantages & Disadvantages
In this lesson, we explore a few of the technological innovations that have helped create the 21st-century world and will likely change our world throughout the century.
2. Social Media and Online Communities: Popularity, Use & Purpose
In this lesson, we explore the new and ever-changing environment of social media platforms, as well as detailing some of its uses and some of its purported dangers.
3. 21st Century Population Migration in a New World
In this lesson, we broadly explore the current demographics and economic realities of the world and the driving engines behind the likely migrations which will occur in the 21st century.
4. Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States
This video examines the causes of Latin American migration to the United States. In particular, we look at 5 theories of Latin American migration and highlight them with examples of different kinds of Latin American migration.
5. A Global Transformation in Culture & Cultural Imperialism
In this lesson we explore the concepts of globalization and cultural imperialism, two important issues that have only just begun to shape the 21st-century world.
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