Ch 42: CLEP Social Sciences and History: The United States Government

About This Chapter

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Social Sciences and History is administered to assess a student's knowledge on college level social science and history. The video lessons in this chapter will help you prepare for this test by covering the principles and values of the United States government and the nature of modern democracy in the United States.

CLEP Social Science and History: The United States Government - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In the video lessons of this chapter expert instructors prepare students by explaining the different types of governments, the United States government, and modern democracy. After watching these engaging video lessons you can further reinforce your understanding of the material by completing worksheets and lesson quizzes. Once you have completed this chapter you should have a mastery of:

  • The roles of governments
  • Concepts of monarchy, theocracy, oligarchy, dictatorship and representative government
  • Core principles and systems of the United States government
  • U.S. core values

Video Objectives
Government: Definition, Purpose & Types Learn about the roles of government, and how different governments work.
Principles & Values of the United States Government Explore the workings of the United States government.
The New American Democracy: Definition and History Discover how advancements in modern technology have affected the way public officials are elected.
Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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