Ch 9: Interest Groups & American Democracy

About This Chapter

Use our lessons and quizzes to help you brush up on information on special interest groups and their influence on American democracy. These videos will aid you in answering these types of questions on the MTEL History exam.

MTEL History: Interest Groups & American Democracy - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons offer assistance in reviewing information regarding interest groups and their influence on politics as you prepare for the MTEL History exam. Refreshing your knowledge can help you correctly answer these types of questions on the exam:

  • Identifying interest groups in the U.S. and listing their characteristics
  • Analyzing reasons why interest groups exist
  • Naming methods interest groups use to influence political actions
  • Exploring the pluralist view of interest groups

These lessons and quizzes, taught by professionals in the field, offer information on what interest groups do and why they operate. The review provided here may help you on the MTEL History exam.

Objectives of the MTEL History: Interest Groups & American Democracy Chapter

In Massachusetts, passing the MTEL History exam is required of everyone seeking certification to teach history. The exam's subarea on geography, government and economics contains questions on the topics covered in this Interest Groups & American Democracy chapter. The questions in this subarea account for 25% of the test's total score.

This exam contains 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response items, and the exam is administered on computer. Because our quiz questions are in the same multiple-choice format as related questions on the exam, you can get experience answering these types of questions through our lessons. The quizzes also provide the opportunity to determine in what areas you might require extra study before taking the exam.

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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