Ch 19: MTEL History: America in the 1970s

About This Chapter

Let us help you refresh your knowledge of major U.S. events of the 1970s as you prepare for the MTEL History exam. Our videos and quizzes will assist you as you study for these types of exam questions.

MTEL History: America in the 1970s - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to brush up on facts about U.S. events of the 1970s, including the Watergate break-in and the Roe v. Wade decision. The videos and self-assessment quizzes will aid you in preparing for these types of questions on the MTEL History exam:

  • Describing the impact of the Supreme Court's decision to legalize abortion
  • Explaining the Watergate scandal and Richard Nixon's resignation
  • Exploring the presidency of Gerald Ford
  • Looking at the happenings of Jimmy Carter's term in office

Through brief videos, our instructors explain each of these events and their influence on the country. These lessons offer solid preparation for these types of MTEL History exam questions.

Objectives of the MTEL History: America in the 1970s Chapter

All Massachusetts history teachers must pass the MTEL History exam as a condition for certification. The topics this chapter explores are in the exam's U.S. history subarea, which makes up 30% of the test's total score.

Like the quizzes that follow our video lessons, this section of the MTEL History exam consists entirely of multiple-choice questions. You can assess your knowledge through our quizzes, and also gain experience taking a test in this format.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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