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Ch 45: MTTC History: Protests, Activism & Civil Rights

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Take another look at civil rights movements and protests of the 1950s-1970s with these fun videos. Lessons in this chapter cover important activist and civil rights events that you'll need to know about for the MTTC History exam.

MTTC History: Protests, Activism and Civil Rights - Chapter Summary

Let our instructors guide you through a refresher on the protests, civil rights movements and activist efforts that dominated the U.S. in the 1950s, 60s and early 70s. You'll be ready to answer related questions on the MTTC History exam after reviewing these topics:

  • Civil rights movements of the 1950s and 1960s
  • Causes and campaigns of the women's movement
  • Activist activities in the late 1960s and early 1970s

Preparing for the MTTC History exam is easy with these videos taught by subject-matter experts. Our lessons fit easily into your schedule and provide a flexible approach to re-learning topics you studied back in high school or college. You can take a look at the lessons during your study times or learn on-the-go using your mobile device to watch videos.

Objectives of the MTTC History: Protests, Activism and Civil Rights Chapter

The MTTC History exam assesses your comprehension of history, economics and political science in preparation for history teaching licensure in Michigan. You'll be asked questions in four different subareas on this multiple-choice exam. Questions might come after a long passage that you'll need to read or following a map or image that you'll have to scrutinize. You can expect to look at a question and pick the best response from a series of answers.

Protests and civil rights topics will figure into questions in the U.S. history subarea of the exam; this subarea makes up about a third of the exam's questions. To prepare for the style and format of the questions on the exam, take the self-assessment quizzes we provide alongside our lessons.

5 Lessons in Chapter 45: MTTC History: Protests, Activism & Civil Rights
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The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

1. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

The 1950s witnessed a rejuvenation of the civil rights movement. Learn about the transformation of the movement, its important events and the impact it had on the 1960s.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

2. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was an extension of the progress made during the 1950s. Learn about the movement's landmark achievements, its fracturing and its legacies.

1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

3. 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

The year of 1968 was a year of war in Southeast Asia, domestic clashes over racial equality and war and fallen leaders, including Dr. King and Robert Kennedy. Learn more about the year that changed the nation in this video lesson.

The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

4. The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

The women's movement of the 1960s ushered in a new wave of feminism that sought to address the national issues of gender. Learn about the movement, its leaders and the ultimate outcome for women in the United States.

Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

5. Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

The 1960s represented a decade of dissent in America. While there were large social campaigns throughout the nation, the goal of this lesson is to recognize smaller activist movements involving Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and the environment.

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