Ch 26: MTLE Elementary Education: The Revolutionary War

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Use the lessons in this chapter to study the historical importance of the Revolutionary War so that you can prepare for these types of questions on the MTLE Elementary Education exam.

MTLE Elementary Education: The Revolutionary War - Chapter Summary

Let us help you study for the MTLE Elementary Education exam by reviewing the pertinent historical events surrounding the Revolutionary War in America. After completing the lessons, you will have refreshed your knowledge of:

  • Causes of the American Revolution
  • Articles of Confederation
  • Constitutional convention
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • Bill of Rights

The lessons have been specially developed by professionals in the field to help you easily absorb and retain the material. You will find a short video included with each lesson to help illustrate the information. The video's transcript is included for text-based learning. You can take a self-assessment quiz at the end of each lesson to apply what you've learned. If you feel like you need to watch a portion of the lesson again, utilize the timeline below the video for easy navigation.

MTLE Elementary Education: The Revolutionary War - Objectives

The MTLE Elementary Education exam is the professional certification exam required for educators in Minnesota who are hoping to teach at the elementary level. The exam is comprised of three separate subtests and each subtest focuses on two main areas of content. The material reviewed in this chapter prepares you for questions related to social studies on Subtest 3. This content area accounts for 43% of Subtest 3's final score.

The MTLE Elementary Education exam's three subtests have approximately 50 multiple-choice questions each. You can take all three subtests on the same day or take them on separate occasions. You will need a minimum score of 240 on each of the three subtests to qualify for certification.

5 Lessons in Chapter 26: MTLE Elementary Education: The Revolutionary War
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The American Revolution: Causes & Effects

1. The American Revolution: Causes & Effects

Find out what caused the American Revolution and discover the impact of this war on the rest of the world. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

The Articles of Confederation and the Northwest Ordinance

2. The Articles of Confederation and the Northwest Ordinance

The Articles of Confederation was the new nation's founding document, but the government established under the Articles was too weak. The new central government had no way of raising revenue and no ability to enforce the commitments made by the states. The Northwest Ordinance paved the way for the growth of the new nation.

The Constitutional Convention: The Great Compromise

3. The Constitutional Convention: The Great Compromise

The Constitutional Convention was intended to amend the Articles of Confederation. Instead, those in attendance set out to found a republic (the likes of which had never been seen), which is still going strong well over 200 years later. To accomplish this task, compromises had to be made. The Great Compromise designed the bicameral congress the U.S. has today.

The Ratification of the Constitution and the New U.S. Government

4. The Ratification of the Constitution and the New U.S. Government

The U.S. Constitution may be one of the most important documents in history, but it wasn't a sure thing. A lot of debate took place. There were many people passionate about ratification, and many people passionate about ensuring it didn't get ratified. The divide over the Constitution shows us the root of political parties in the U.S.

The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments

5. The Bill of Rights: The Constitution's First 10 Amendments

The Bill of Rights was pivotal in getting the U.S. Constitution ratified. More importantly, the Bill of Rights guarantees the rights of every citizen of the United States in a way that is nearly unequaled.

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