Ch 40: MTTC History: American Imperialism

About This Chapter

Quickly get up to speed on American imperialism concepts you'll need for the MTTC History exam. Use these lessons to learn about America's international power and imperialist efforts.

MTTC History: American Imperialism - Chapter Summary

Let our professional instructors walk you through the key events and reasons for American imperialism in the late 19th century. You can review this period in U.S. history through fast and fun videos that cover:

  • The U.S. as a rising international power
  • Causes and results of the Spanish-American War
  • American imperialist efforts in Hawaii
  • Imperialist activities in the Philippines and China

These lessons offer a flexible and entertaining approach to reviewing American imperialist concepts for the MTTC History exam. You can quickly access key terms using the transcripts that accompany each lesson and re-review main points of each video with the video tags.

Objectives of the MTTC History: American Imperialism Chapter

In Michigan, the MTTC History exam is required for aspiring history teachers. It is used to determine your understanding of history topics and readiness to teach history in a classroom. The exam is made up of multiple-choice questions that might require you to read a passage and respond to questions about the content of that passage or study a map and choose the best answer from a series of options. It has four subareas, including one on U.S. history that encompasses 33% of the exam; this section is where you'll find questions on American imperialism.

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