Ch 47: FTCE Middle Grades Social Science: International Relations

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These lessons are about the history and functions of the United Nations, OPEC, American Red Cross, European Union and the Organization of American States. Use them to prepare for related questions on the FTCE Middle Grades Social Science exam.

FTCE Middle Grades Social Science: International Relations - Chapter Summary

Use these lessons to prepare for questions on the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) Middle Grades Social Science exam regarding some of the different international organizations and their parts in maintaining international relationships. These lesson videos are taught by our expert instructors and are mobile-device compatible so that you may have an effective and portable way to study the:

  • History and purpose of the United Nations and the American Red Cross
  • Aftermath of World War II and the founding of the United Nations (UN)
  • Structures of the UN and its place in international politics
  • History and role of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
  • Purpose and origins of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
  • Formation and expansion of the European Union (EU)
  • History and purpose of the Organization of American States (OAS or OEA)

After you've completed these videos, take the quizzes to clarify topics you don't understand. Once you are done with all the lessons and quizzes of this chapter, take the practice chapter exam to assess your overall understanding of the material. If you find topics in this chapter that confuse you, be sure to ask our professional instructors for assistance via the teacher tabs.

6 Lessons in Chapter 47: FTCE Middle Grades Social Science: International Relations
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What is the United Nations? - Definition, History, Members & Purpose

1. What is the United Nations? - Definition, History, Members & Purpose

This lesson will discuss the United Nations. You will not only learn what the United Nations is, but you'll also gather information about its history, members, and purpose.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF): History & Purpose

2. United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF): History & Purpose

It may be cliche, but children really are our future, and the majority of the world's children are threatened by poverty, malnutrition, disease, discrimination, and violence. In this lesson, you'll learn about UNICEF and its efforts to fix this problem.

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): History & Purpose

3. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): History & Purpose

Oil is an indispensable and scarce commodity required for energy and modern products. A world without it would look drastically different. In this lesson, you'll learn about the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, including its history and purpose.

What is the American Red Cross? - Role, Structure & Purpose

4. What is the American Red Cross? - Role, Structure & Purpose

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that works within the United States and throughout the world. Learn more about the structure and activities of the organization in this lesson.

European Union Expansion: Events & Timelines

5. European Union Expansion: Events & Timelines

In this lesson, we briefly explore the piecemeal formation of the EU and discuss the nature of the Union today and its role as the political authority for most of Europe.

Organization of American States: History & Goals

6. Organization of American States: History & Goals

Today's lesson will focus on the Organization of American States' (OAS) past and present. The lesson will highlight the OAS's ties to the Cold War, as well as its pursuit of economic prosperity for those living in the Western Hemisphere.

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