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Ch 8: MTTC Elementary Education: Michigan History

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Take a closer look at the history of Michigan to improve your ability to pass the MTTC Elementary Education assessment. This chapter offers informative lessons, short quizzes and more to help strengthen your knowledge of the subject.

MTTC Elementary Education: Michigan History - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to boost your knowledge of Michigan history and ensure you're prepared for related questions on the MTTC Elementary Education assessment. Review short lessons to ensure you're prepared for the following on the exam:

  • Discussing the early history of Michigan, including the eight indigenous tribes living in the state
  • Describing the events and disputes that occurred in Michigan from 1763 to 1776
  • Explaining the major events and laws in early Michigan from 1776 to 1837
  • Defining and describing the history and facts of the Erie Canal
  • Sharing the economy and politics of Michigan during the years 1837 to 2860
  • Providing details about the Civil War, Gilded Age, Mayor Pingree and more from 1860 to 1900
  • Detailing Michigan's social issues from 1900 to 1941, and discussing Michigan's economy from 1941 to present

Expert instructors guide you through all of the important periods in Michigan's history to ensure you're able to address any question you face on the exam. Take time to test your knowledge of the lessons by taking short quizzes and a broader chapter exam. If you have any questions about the lessons, simply submit them to experts who are ready to provide the quality assistance you need.

8 Lessons in Chapter 8: MTTC Elementary Education: Michigan History
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Timeline of U.S. History: Key Movements & Major Themes

1. Timeline of U.S. History: Key Movements & Major Themes

In this lesson, we will highlight the major developments and themes of U.S. History. We will briefly look at some of the most important events and developments in the life of the United States.

Early History of Michigan

2. Early History of Michigan

Before Michigan became a state, it was the home to numerous Native American tribes as well as French settlers who engaged in the fur trade. This lesson looks at this early residents of Michigan and tells their story.

History of Michigan from 1763-1776: Events & Disputes

3. History of Michigan from 1763-1776: Events & Disputes

In this lesson we will learn about the history of Michigan between 1763-1776. We will examine French-British tension, Pontiac's War, and other key themes and developments in Michigan history during this time.

History of Michigan from 1776-1837: Major Events & Laws

4. History of Michigan from 1776-1837: Major Events & Laws

In this lesson, we will learn the history of Michigan between 1776-1837. We will learn about some of the important events during this time, and discuss when Michigan became a state.

History of Michigan from 1837-1860: Economy & Politics

5. History of Michigan from 1837-1860: Economy & Politics

The years directly after Michigan became a state were ones of great change in the state. This lesson looks at those changes, including the development of mining in the Upper Peninsula, the immigrants who settled the land, and the birth of the Republican Party.

Michigan from 1860-1900: Civil War, Gilded Age & Mayor Pingree

6. Michigan from 1860-1900: Civil War, Gilded Age & Mayor Pingree

In this lesson, we explore the history of Michigan in the late 19th century, from Michigan's participation in the Civil War through the Progressive governorship of Hazen Pingree.

Michigan Social Issues: 1900-1941

7. Michigan Social Issues: 1900-1941

Michigan was an important player in American history in the early 20th century, and how it dealt with many issues helped set national tones. In this lesson, we'll explore the major social issues in the state's past.

Michigan's Economy from 1941-Present

8. Michigan's Economy from 1941-Present

Michigan's economy has always been a major part of the American economy. In this lesson, we'll look at the changes in the state economy from 1941 to the present and see how they reflected national trends.

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