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Ch 50: Early Russian and Turkish Civilization - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy

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Learn about early Russian and Turkish civilization in this chapter of the MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy exam study guide. Prepare for exam day with video lessons and self-assessment quizzes covering everything you need to know about Russian and Turkish history.

MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy: Early Russian and Turkish Civilization - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter explore Russian and Turkish early civilization, including the rise of the Russian Empire, the Turkish impact on Islam, and Seljuk battles. The Russo-Turkish War, the Russian Revolution, and decolonization and nationalism are also reviewed. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • The rise of the Russian Empire
  • The rise of the Turks and their impact on Islam
  • Seljuk battles with the crusaders & the Mongols
  • The Russo-Turkish war
  • The Russian Revolution
  • Decolonization and nationalism in Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Pakistan

Short, engaging video lessons thoroughly explain each concept, and knowledgeable instructors are available to answer any questions you may have. You can revisit key moments of each video lesson using the jump feature under the Timeline tab. Stay organized by tracking your progress on your Dashboard.

Early Russian and Turkish Civilization Chapter Objectives

The Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) measure competency in various subjects, in compliance with state teacher licensing requirements. The MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy exam covers political philosophy, U.S. government and civics, comparative government and international relations, history, geography and economics.

The material covered in this Early Russian and Turkish Civilization chapter of the study guide is tested in the history section of the exam, which comprises about 20% of the entire test. The exam includes 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response questions.

6 Lessons in Chapter 50: Early Russian and Turkish Civilization - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy
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The Rise of the Russian Empire

1. The Rise of the Russian Empire

In this lesson, you will discover how Russia was transformed into an empire and explore the long history leading to that development. Then, you can test your understanding with a brief quiz.

The Rise of the Turks & Their Impact on Islam

2. The Rise of the Turks & Their Impact on Islam

In this lesson, you will explore the history of the Turks and discover the dramatic impact they had on the spread of Islam. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Seljuk Battles with the Crusaders & the Mongols

3. Seljuk Battles with the Crusaders & the Mongols

In this lesson, you will explore the history of the powerful Seljuk Turks as they battled Crusaders and Mongols for the fate of the Anatolian Peninsula. Then, you can test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Trouble in the Ottoman Empire: The Russo-Turkish War

4. Trouble in the Ottoman Empire: The Russo-Turkish War

This lesson explains the importance of the Russo-Turkish War of the late 19th century. In doing so, it highlights some of the conflict in the Balkans, as well as the treaties of San Stefano and Berlin.

The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

5. The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will examine the Russian Revolution. We will see what events led to the revolution, and we'll learn how the revolution impacted Russia's involvement in World War I.

Decolonization and Nationalism in Indonesia, Vietnam, India & Pakistan

6. Decolonization and Nationalism in Indonesia, Vietnam, India & Pakistan

In this lesson, we explore the nature of nationalism in the colonial world and its various manifestations in South and Southeast Asia during the second half of the 20th century.

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