Ch 58: HiSET: Civic Ideals & Citizenship

About This Chapter

This Social Studies HiSET prep chapter focuses on civic ideals and citizenship, using short, engaging video lessons to make studying accessible and fun.

HiSET: Civic Ideals & Citizenship - Chapter Summary

Use the entertaining videos in this lesson to study civic ideals and citizenship. As you work through this chapter, you will learn about:

  • The concept of human society
  • Citizenship and ideas about civil society
  • Political organizations and their power
  • Methods and traditions that establish social control

Each lesson includes a video, a companion transcript highlighting key terms, and a short quiz to let you practice using the information you've covered. If you have any questions about the material, don't hesitate to reach out to our instructors.

Objectives of the HiSET: Civic Ideals & Citizenship Chapter

Civics and government questions make up 38% of the Social Studies subtest of the HiSET high school equivalency exam. Use the lessons in this chapter to study the civic ideals and citizenship topics you can expect to find on the exam. The other three HiSET Social Studies question topics are history (38%), economics (18%) and geography (6%).

The Social Studies HiSET is 70 minutes in length and includes 50 multiple-choice questions. Use the lesson quizzes in this chapter to practice answering HiSET-formatted questions before taking the real thing.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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