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Ch 55: MTEL Middle School Humanities: America from 1970 to the Present

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Let us help you review and learn new material about America from 1970 to the present. We will help you get ready for the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam, so you can pass it with ease.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: America from 1970 to the Present - Chapter Summary

The lessons that are in this chapter contain important information that you will see on the MTEL exam. This information includes:

  • Roe vs. Wade
  • The Watergate Scandal
  • President Jimmy Carter and his foreign policy
  • Biography of Gerald Ford
  • Factors of Latin American migration
  • Reaganomics
  • National Security Division

All of the lessons in this chapter are engaging, so learning important information for the MTEL exam won't be as difficult. You can also take advantage of the self-assessment quizzes, helping you gauge your knowledge of America-related topics efficiently.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: America from 1970 to the Present Chapter Objectives

If you are looking to gain a license in Massachusetts, you can take the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam. It was designed to assess your understanding of different history and English-related topics. The information that is covered in this chapter is part of the subarea 3 section of the exam, which is on history and makes up 25% of the test.

In order to get ready for the multiple-choice questions that will be on the exam, you can use our accommodating materials. You can go over them as many times as you want, and a lot of them feature a video format. This helps you quickly review and learn new information about America.

8 Lessons in Chapter 55: MTEL Middle School Humanities: America from 1970 to the Present
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Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

1. Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

''Roe v. Wade, 1973'' was the landmark Supreme Court decision in regard to legalized abortion. Learn about the case, the decision and its impact on the United States.

The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

2. The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

The Watergate Scandal represented President Richard Nixon's wanton abuse of the executive privilege. Learn more about the scandal, those involved, the investigation and Nixon's inevitable resignation.

Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

3. Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

This lesson discusses the life and times of President Gerald Ford. Learn more about his personal and political life on the way to becoming the 38th President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

4. Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

President James 'Jimmy' Carter was elected president in 1976. Learn about the 39th President of the United States' foreign and domestic policies, including his successes and failures.

Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects

5. Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects

'Reaganomics' represented President Ronald Reagan's attempt at energizing the inert American economy following the 1970s. Learn about the program, as well as its successes and failures, in this lesson.

Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

6. Causes of Latin American Migration to the United States

This video examines the causes of Latin American migration to the United States. In particular, we look at 5 theories of Latin American migration and highlight them with examples of different kinds of Latin American migration.

A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to post-9/11

7. A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the Cold War to post-9/11

The collapse of the Soviet Union and the 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States have caused fundamental changes to U.S. foreign policy. In this lesson, you'll be provided a brief overview of U.S. foreign policy during and after the Cold War.

National Security Division (NSD): History, Role & Purpose

8. National Security Division (NSD): History, Role & Purpose

The National Security Division, or NSD, is part of the U.S. Department of Justice. The NSD works to combat terrorism and other threats to national security. This lesson explains the roles and history of the NSD.

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