Ch 52: MTEL Middle School Humanities: America & World War II

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to study the relationship between America and World War II. A comprehensive understanding of these lessons will aid you in your studies for the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: America & World War II - Chapter Summary

This chapter details facets of America during World War II to help prepare you for the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam. The various subjects that will be expounded upon in these lessons include:

  • Pearl Harbor and America's entrance into World War II
  • Lasting impact of World War II on the American home front
  • Operation Overlord, D-Day, and the fall of Nazi Germany
  • International politics of the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences

Developed by a history expert, these lessons are presented in the creative format of brief videos, but are also accompanied by full transcripts. The transcripts highlight key vocabulary that may prove beneficial to know for the exam. You can gauge how well you comprehend and remember the information presented by taking the short self-assessments at the end of each lesson and the cumulative chapter exam.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: America & World War II- Chapter Objectives

The MTEL Middle School Humanities exam aims to assess your knowledge of humanities information to determine if you qualify for licensure to teach this subject to middle school students in Massachusetts. Your understanding of history will be tested with between 30-32 multiple-choice questions, including some that pertain to the major political, social, cultural, and diplomatic developments in the U.S. from 1877 to the present.

Some of the topics on which you could be tested are the impact of World War II on American society, diplomatic relations, and key events of America's involvement in the war. All these topics are addressed in detail in these lessons, providing you with significant information that will aid your ability to answer any pertinent questions successfully. By studying the chapter carefully and putting your knowledge to the test by taking the quizzes, you should be adequately prepared for any related questions on the exam.

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