Ch 29: MTLE Elementary Education: The Industrial Revolution

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Prepare yourself for the Minnesota elementary education teacher licensure exam with this chapter on the industrial revolution. Our engaging video lessons have all the relevant information needed to refresh your memories of progressive politics, the women's suffrage movement, and more.

MTLE Elementary Education: The Industrial Revolution - Chapter Summary

Learn about the technological, social, and political changes that shaped the United States and the world in the period between the Civil War and WWI. Our experienced instructors are available to answer your questions as you study through the system interface. Topics covered in this study chapter:

  • Inventions and events of the Second Industrial Revolution
  • Immigration and nativism in industrial America
  • Progressive politics
  • Women's suffrage and feminism movements during the Progressive era

These video lessons are available for repeated study at your convenience. They come with written lesson transcripts that enhance comprehension and interactive video-timelines that enable you to jump straight to the video topic you need to review. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam can help ensure retention and may help you practice answering the kinds of questions that are on the real test.

MTLE Elementary Education: The Industrial Revolution Chapter Objectives

The state of Minnesota uses the MTLE Elementary Education exam to license elementary school teachers. The computer-based exam consists of three subtests each lasting up to one hour. This chapter is relevant to Subtest 3, which contains approximately 22 multiple-choice social studies questions and around 29 science questions. The social studies questions may ask you to demonstrate knowledge of significant eras in U.S. history, such as the Industrial Revolution.

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The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions

1. The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions

The Second Industrial Revolution was a historical period that saw advances in technology such as electricity, petroleum, and steel. Discover more about the timeline of the Second Industrial Revolution and explore examples of some of the inventions of the time.

Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

2. Immigration in Industrial America and the Rise of Nativism

During the Industrial Revolution, the United States of America accepted a massive wave of immigrants of various nationalities, ethnicities, and religions from around the world. Learn about the new immigrants' arrival & settlement in America, the rise of nativism, and federal acts that regulated immigration in industrial America.

Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments

3. Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments

Progressive politics includes the belief that the government should improve society by responding to the needs of the people. Explore this definition, the local and state political reforms, constitutional amendments, Robert La Follette, and the progressive party.

Women's Suffrage & Early Feminism: Movement, 19th Amendment & Leaders

4. Women's Suffrage & Early Feminism: Movement, 19th Amendment & Leaders

The 19th Amendment, which forbid restricting the right to vote based on sex, was a pivotal movement in the Progressive Era that spearheaded early feminism. Learn about about key leaders in the Women's Movement and the work done by groups such as the NAWSA and NWP.

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