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Ch 18: MTEL History: Protests, Activism & Civil Rights

About This Chapter

We can help you review the highlights of the civil rights era in the US in this Protests, Activism and Civil Rights chapter in preparation for questions on the MTEL History Exam. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you a few ways to go over the material.

MTEL History: Protests, Activism and Civil Rights - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to help you recollect the important points about the civil rights era as you prepare for the MTEL History Exam. The videos help you review the following:

  • The Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 60s
  • The critical year of 1968
  • The Women's Movement
  • Other activist movements

Our knowledgeable instructors guide you through the critical moments of the era, so you can recollect what you learned in college for the test. By using different approaches, such as the videos or written transcripts, remembering key moments of the civil rights era becomes easier and more enjoyable.

MTEL History: Protests, Activism and Civil Rights - Chapter Objectives

The MTEL History Exam evaluates your knowledge of the full range of historic events from prehistory through the present day. You need to pass the exam in order to become licensed as a history teacher in Massachusetts. The topics in this Protests, Activism and Civil Rights chapter fall within the US History content domain of the test. This area accounts for 30% of the test questions. By taking the self-assessment quizzes that accompany each video lesson, you can see how much of the content you have mastered, and at the same time gain valuable experience with the types of questions that will appear on the exam.

There are 100 multiple-choice items and 2 open-response items on the test, accounting for 80% and 20% of your score. The multiple-choice items ask you to read a passage or question and select the correct answer from several presented. The open-response items require that you create a cohesive and logical essay on historical subjects.

5 Lessons in Chapter 18: MTEL History: Protests, Activism & Civil Rights
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The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

1. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

The 1950s witnessed a rejuvenation of the civil rights movement. Learn about the transformation of the movement, its important events and the impact it had on the 1960s.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

2. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was an extension of the progress made during the 1950s. Learn about the movement's landmark achievements, its fracturing and its legacies.

1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

3. 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

The year of 1968 was a year of war in Southeast Asia, domestic clashes over racial equality and war and fallen leaders, including Dr. King and Robert Kennedy. Learn more about the year that changed the nation in this video lesson.

The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

4. The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

The women's movement of the 1960s ushered in a new wave of feminism that sought to address the national issues of gender. Learn about the movement, its leaders and the ultimate outcome for women in the United States.

Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

5. Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

The 1960s represented a decade of dissent in America. While there were large social campaigns throughout the nation, the goal of this lesson is to recognize smaller activist movements involving Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and the environment.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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