Ch 20: MTTC History: African Cultures Before European Colonization

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Let us help you review the information on African Cultures before European Colonization. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes help you correctly answer these types of questions on the MTTC History Exam.

MTTC History: African Cultures Before European Colonization - Chapter Summary

You can use the lessons presented in this chapter as a way of reviewing and refreshing your knowledge of African cultures before European colonization, as part of your preparation for the MTTC History Exam. Our video lessons cover the following topics:

  • Ghana, Mali and Songhai
  • Ancient West Africa
  • West African Sudanic states
  • Pastoralism and agriculture in Africa
  • Small city-states on Africa's East Coast
  • Central and Southern Africa
  • The Indian Ocean economy

Our knowledgeable instructors highlight these important historical events using animations, graphics and narration that make reviewing the material enjoyable and rewarding. Self-assessment quizzes help you gauge your understanding of the topics and offer a simple way to get familiar with the format of the questions you'll see on the MTTC History exam.

Objectives of the MTTC History: African Cultures Before European Colonization Chapter

The MTTC History Exam evaluates your knowledge and comprehension of all aspects of history from the earliest times to the present day, spanning the millennia. A passing score on the test is required to be certified as a teacher in the state of Michigan. The topics in this chapter fall within the World History objective of the test. This section makes up 33% of the test items.

There are 100 multiple-choice questions on the exam. You will read a passage or question followed by several possible responses from which you must pick the correct one.

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