Ch 57: HiSET: American Political Culture, Opinion & Behavior

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll delve into the traditions and values of American political culture. The video lessons in this chapter and their accompanying quizzes are a fun and engaging way to prepare for civics/government questions in the social studies portion of the HiSET exam.

HiSET: American Political Culture, Opinion & Behavior - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can sharpen your understanding of the political culture in America, including how political traditions, customs and beliefs are transmitted between individuals and groups throughout the country. This set of video lessons can help you answer the following kinds of civics/government questions in the HiSET Social Studies exam section:

  • The principles of American political culture, including freedom and equality
  • The process of political socialization
  • The effect of peers, family and friends on political values
  • The different types of political participation in the U.S.
  • Essential foundations of the American political system, such as democracy and limited government

By watching the video lessons in this chapter, you'll be prepared for any HiSET Social Studies questions on the essentials of American political culture. Our expert instructors have crafted these lessons with only your success in mind, and they're here to answer any questions that come up while you're studying.

Objectives of the HiSET: American Political Culture, Opinion & Behavior Chapter

The social studies portion of the five-part HiSET high school equivalency test assesses your understanding of common secondary-level social studies topics, including history, politics, sociology, economics and more. This chapter on American political culture, opinion and behavior can help you prepare specifically for civics/government questions. What's better, each video lesson in this chapter concludes with a self-guided quiz, and the questions therein are modeled on actual questions you'll see on the HiSET.

Of the 50 total questions you'll need to answer in the HiSET Social Studies sub-test, 38% focus on civics or government-related concepts. The entire sub-test consists of multiple-choice questions, and you'll have 70 minutes to complete all of them.

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