Ch 34: Imperialism (1800s-1900s) - MTEL Political Science/Political Philosophy

About This Chapter

Examine this chapter to learn more about the policy of imperialism throughout the 1800s and 1900s as part of your studies for the MTEL Political Science/ Political Philosophy exam.

Imperialism (1800s-1900s) - MTEL Political Science/ Political Philosophy - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you study for the MTEL Political Science/ Political Philosophy exam by reviewing the practice of imperialism conducted by America and European countries in the 1800s and 1900s. These lessons will address the following:

  • Motives of European imperialism
  • Causes and timeline of American imperialism
  • African colonization
  • Consequences of European imperialism in China

Each of these brief video lessons is accompanied by a full transcript that enables you to progress at your own speed and make note of important vocabulary. If you have any questions as you work your way through the lessons, you may contact our specialists for assistance.

Imperialism (1800s-1900s) - MTEL Political Science/ Political Philosophy Chapter Objectives

The purpose of the MTEL Political Science/ Political Philosophy exam is to determine your candidacy for licensure to teach political science or political philosophy courses in Massachusetts. On the exam you will find 24-26 multiple-choice questions that relate to history topics, including world and American developments. This accounts for about 20% of the test's total score.

These questions may refer to imperialism, so studying this chapter will adequately prepare you for this possibility. Additionally, you may use this chapter to practice answering multiple-choice history questions by taking the quizzes at the end of each lesson and the cumulative chapter exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
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