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Ch 24: MTLE Elementary Education: Settling North America

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Study the settling of North America in this chapter designed to aid you on the social studies portion of the MTLE Elementary Education exam. These video lessons are a brief yet comprehensive look at the subject matter taught by experienced instructors.

MTLE Elementary Education: Settling North America - Chapter Summary

Learn about the migration from the eastern hemisphere to the western hemisphere and the expansion of Eurocentric civilization here. This chapter specifically includes lessons on the history of Minnesota and how westward migration impacted indigenous peoples living in the region. By the end of this chapter you will have covered:

  • Reasons for European colonization of America
  • Effects of colonization in America
  • The Columbian Exchange
  • International trade and the Age of Exploration
  • Dakota and Anishinaabe Peoples
  • Minnesota: history of the state

These video lessons come with interactive timelines that enable a major topic search for efficient review. They also have lesson transcripts to boost comprehension of the material presented. Our lesson quizzes and the practice exam can help ensure retention of the information presented for test day.

MTLE Elementary Education: Settling North America - Chapter Objectives

The state of Minnesota uses the MTLE Elementary Education exam to qualify teachers for licensure. The computer-based test is made up of three one-hour subtests. This chapter relates to Subtest 3 which contains approximately 22 social studies questions in a multiple-choice format.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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