Ch 26: GACE History: 15th-18th Centuries in Asia & Africa

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We can show you the important dates and events in the 15th - 18th centuries in Asia and Africa, as you prepare for the GACE History exam. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you multiple exposures to the material so you can confidently answer the questions on the tests.

GACE History: 15th - 18th Centuries in Asia and Africa - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons contained in this chapter to aide you as you revisit the material on 15th-18th centuries in Asia and Africa, in preparation for the GACE History exam. The videos go over all the important points you need to know, including:

  • Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal Empires
  • Ming and Qing Dynasties
  • The warring states in Japan
  • Westernization of Japan during the Meiji Era
  • The Portuguese and Dutch in Southern Africa
  • The transatlantic slave trade

Our expert instructors present all the relevant dates and events so you are prepared for the tests. The information is offered in text and/or video format, so having different ways of looking at the material makes it easier to absorb and more enjoyable to study.

Objectives of the GACE History: 15th - 18th Centuries in Asia and Africa Chapter

The GACE History exam is actually two separate tests that may be taken on the same or different days. Both must be passed, however, for you to become licensed as a history teacher in the state of Georgia. The topics in this 15th-18th Centuries in Asia and Africa chapter can be found in Test I, Subarea II: World History from 1450 CE to the present, which makes up 60% of the questions on Test I. By taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with the videos, you can check up on how well you know the material, and gain practice with questions like the ones you'll see on the tests.

The questions on the GACE History exam are all of the selected-response variety. This means you will read paragraphs, passages and questions and then be given a choice of response alternatives. From these, you must select the correct answer.

6 Lessons in Chapter 26: GACE History: 15th-18th Centuries in Asia & Africa
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The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal

1. The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal

This lesson focuses on the Ottoman empire of Turkey, the Safavid Empire of Iran, and the Mughal Empire of India and Pakistan. It highlights the terms theocracy, ghazi, and God-ism.

China During the Ming & Qing Dynasties (1368-1911)

2. China During the Ming & Qing Dynasties (1368-1911)

The last two dynasties in Chinese history were the Ming and the Qing. Although quite different, they faced many of the same issues, and often the Qing copied the Ming, even in their mistakes.

The Warring States Period in Japan & China

3. The Warring States Period in Japan & China

In this lesson, read about the Warring States Period and the Tokugawa period of Japan, and the Ming and Qing dynasties in China, across the 15th to 18th centuries.

The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

4. The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

In this lesson, we explore the opening of Japan to Western trade by Commodore Matthew Perry in the mid-18th century. We'll then look at the ensuing westernization of the country in the Meiji period.

Portuguese & Dutch Exploration of South Africa

5. Portuguese & Dutch Exploration of South Africa

Why does South Africa have such a large ethnically European population? In this lesson we'll look at the roots of European heritage in South Africa and see how, when, and why European kingdoms first began exploring this southern region.

The Transatlantic Slave Trade

6. The Transatlantic Slave Trade

From the 16th through the 19th century, the transatlantic slave trade linked Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Through the bondage of millions, the trade created unprecedented wealth for Europeans and contributed to their global rise.

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