Ch 34: MTEL Middle School Humanities: Revolution & Independence Movements

About This Chapter

If you are looking to pass the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam with flying colors, then you can look through the materials in this chapter. They cover topics about revolution and independence movements.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Revolution & Independence Movements - Chapter Summary

Take a closer look at the lessons we have compiled in this chapter to help you prepare for the MTEL exam. You will find ample information about:

  • The Ottoman Empire
  • Europe and colonialism
  • The monarchial nation states
  • Latin American independence movements
  • Europe's reform and political restoration
  • The French Revolution of 1848

In order to do well on the MTEL Middle School Humanities test, you need to learn and review materials in this chapter. They will give you a precise idea of what's on the exam.

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Revolution & Independence Movements Chapter Objectives

In order to acquire your license to teach in the state of Massachusetts, you need to pass the MTEL Middle School Humanities exam. It covers a wide variety of topics, and in order to be prepared for them, you need to utilize our resources. The materials you will come across in this chapter can be found on the subarea 3 section of the test, which makes up 25% of the entire exam.

All of the questions on this subarea 3 section are multiple-choice. In order to answer them in an apt manner, you will have to recollect your knowledge of different independence movements that shaped the world as we know it. Understanding and retaining this type of information is made less difficult when you review each lesson multiple times and take advantage of the self-assessment quizzes.

11 Lessons in Chapter 34: MTEL Middle School Humanities: Revolution & Independence Movements
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The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

1. The Ottoman Empire: Changes, Politics & Developments

In this lesson, we explore the problems the Ottoman Empire faced in the 19th century, and the many territorial losses it endured at the hands of Russia, Austria, and others.

The Development of Monarchical Nation States: the Rise of Power

2. The Development of Monarchical Nation States: the Rise of Power

In this lesson, we will study the rise of powerful kings in Western Europe. We will look at the transition from feudalism to the nation-state and examine four countries in which this transition took place.

Colonialism Across Europe

3. Colonialism Across Europe

In the late 1400s, European explorers learned how to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This lesson explores the impact of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans and the reasons they emigrated.

Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History

4. Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History

In this lesson we explore the effects of the American Revolution, which were felt not just in Great Britain and North America, but across the Western world.

From the Magna Carta to the American Declaration of Independence

5. From the Magna Carta to the American Declaration of Independence

In this lesson, we will trace the legacy of democratic ideals from the Magna Carta to the Declaration of Independence. We will highlight the key developments of democracy throughout the Medieval period and into the modern age.

Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

6. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

This lesson will explore the 19th century Latin American revolutions. In doing so, it will highlight the roles L'Ouverture, Hidalgo, and Bolivar played in bringing freedom to Haiti, Mexico, and South America.

The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

7. The French Revolution of 1848: History, Causes & Events

This lesson will explore the French Revolution of 1848 that led to the eventual rise of Napoleon Bonaparte III. It will highlight the revolution of the bourgeoisie while also explaining the conflict of the middle classes known as June Days.

Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

8. Political Restoration and Reform in Europe

In this lesson, we explore the major changes that were made to the boundaries and political apparatuses in European states after the fall of Napoleon, most notably in the German lands and in the Low Countries.

Revolutionary Movements of Portugal and Spain: Political & Economic Developments

9. Revolutionary Movements of Portugal and Spain: Political & Economic Developments

In this lesson we explore the revolutionary movements in both Spain and Portugal in the 19th century and the long struggle between liberal revolutionaries and the traditional monarchies.

Revolutionary Movements of Italy and Greece: Movements, Unification & Modernization

10. Revolutionary Movements of Italy and Greece: Movements, Unification & Modernization

In this lesson, we examine the revolutionary and nationalist movements in Italy and Greece. We'll also look at the obstacles both states had to overcome to become internationally recognized nations.

Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

11. Revolutionary Movements of Russia: Political, Economic & Social Reform

In this lesson, we'll explore the tumultuous domestic history of 19th-century Russia, where czars opposed radical nationalists and periods of liberal reform alternated with periods of violent political suppression.

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