Ch 44: HiSET: Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century (1700-1799)

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Get ready for the social studies subtest of the HiSET examination by watching the online video lessons in this chapter. Examine European military conflicts as well as the tensions between the American colonies and European nations during the 18th century.

HiSET - Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century (1700 - 1799) - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter contain information that teaches you about the dissention between Eastern and Western Europe during the 18th century. Examine the details of major battles while learning about the economic and social conditions in Europe. Let this material prepare you to answer questions on the social studies subtest of the HiSET examination. Watching the videos could help you with:

  • Learning about 18th century society, culture and economic trends
  • Understanding the ramifications of the Peace of Ultrecht
  • Explaining the origins of the War of Austrian Succession
  • Describing the effects of the Seven Years' War

Let these fun and entertaining online video lessons familiarize you with the concepts you'll find on the social studies portion of the HiSET examination. The lessons are taught by experienced instructors, and they contain several helpful learning tools. You can use the video tags to skip to a specific point in the video, and take the quizzes to test your understanding of the information. A transcript is available for each of the videos. Submit any social studies questions you have to the lesson instructors.

HiSET - Empire and Expansion in the 18th Century (1700 - 1799) Objectives

The social studies subtest of the HiSET examination ensures that you can properly evaluate and process related topics and is one part of the HiSET high school equivalency exam. Watching the video lessons and taking the quizzes in this chapter can prepare you to answer related questions in the history section of the HiSET Social Science subtest, which makes up 38% of the exam. You will be allowed about 70 minutes to answer 50 multiple-choice questions. The examination will assess your ability to understand the limitations of certain procedures and to discern the validity of conclusions.

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