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Ch 32: MTLE Elementary Education: Citizenship & Government

About This Chapter

If you are prepping for the MTLE Elementary Education exam, it's a good idea to utilize this chapter. It contains useful information about citizenship and government, which are topics that are covered on the exam.

MTLE Elementary Education: Citizenship & Government - Chapter Summary

Our interactive lessons help you review America's core values and also the components of a government. You will also get to look at:

  • Definition and role of the government
  • Types and principles of democracy
  • American government's core principles
  • Citizenship
  • The Bill of Rights

Fully comprehend different aspects of government by watching our video lessons. Ranging from 5-10 minutes, the videos make learning about democracy and government fun. Along with the lessons, we have self-assessment quizzes that are designed to quickly assess your knowledge before taking the real exam.

MTLE Elementary Education: Citizenship & Government Chapter Objectives

Taking this exam gives you the chance to acquire your licensure to teach in Minnesota. The majority of the questions on this exam are multiple-choice. The subject matter in this chapter is part of the social studies portion of Subtest 3. This section makes up 43% of Subtest 3.

Preparing for the exam is made easy thanks to our interactive chapter, which contains lessons that highlight important information you need to remember in order to do well.

6 Lessons in Chapter 32: MTLE Elementary Education: Citizenship & Government
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What is Government? - Definition, Role & Functions

1. What is Government? - Definition, Role & Functions

In this lesson, we will examine the various definitions of government. Then we will take a close look at the functions of the U.S. government and the role it plays in citizens' everyday lives.

What is Democracy? - Definition, Types & Principles

2. What is Democracy? - Definition, Types & Principles

In this lesson, we will study the nature of democracy. We will define the term, take a look at the types of democracy, and examine its basic principles.

America's Core Values: Liberty, Equality & Self-Government

3. America's Core Values: Liberty, Equality & Self-Government

In this lesson, we will examine a few of America's core values. We will focus especially on liberty, self-government, equality, individualism, diversity, and unity.

The Core Principles of American Government

4. The Core Principles of American Government

In this lesson, we will examine a few of the core principles of American government. We will pay special attention to the ideas of popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances, and federalism.

The Bill of Rights: Summary & Analysis

5. The Bill of Rights: Summary & Analysis

Why do Americans have certain freedoms? This lesson reviews the events leading to the Bill of Rights. It also summarizes each of the ten amendments and analyzes the importance of each one.

Civil Society and Citizenship

6. Civil Society and Citizenship

Citizenship and civil society are important concepts in the study of political science. In this lesson, you'll learn what citizenship is and what it means for people that hold it. You'll also learn about the important role of civil society in a democracy.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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