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Ch 22: MTTC History: Revolution & War in the Americas

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Take the stress out of studying by watching fun videos and completing short quizzes to get ready for the MTTC History exam. Our lessons offer a complete review of the revolutions and battles in the Americas to get you ready to answer related questions on the exam.

MTTC History: Revolution and War in the Americas - Chapter Summary

Streamline your review of world history topics for the MTTC History exam with our short video lessons on revolution and war in the Americas. You'll get a clear understanding of each of the following topics in a flexible format that makes learning fun. In this chapter, you'll study:

  • American Revolution causes, events and turning points
  • Timeline of events from the Magna Carta to the Declaration of Independence
  • Impact of the American Revolution
  • Latin American independence movements
  • Mexican Revolution events, causes and aftermath
  • Summary and timeline of the Civil War

Our lessons offer a convenient way to study for the MTTC History exam with video tags that let you review just the main points of a video, the ability to watch all the lessons or just the ones you need, and transcripts to highlight key terms you'll need to know for the exam.

Objectives of the MTTC History: Revolution and War in the Americas Chapter

The MTTC History exam is used by the state of Michigan to assess your comprehension of critical history topics in preparation for history teacher licensing. It uses a multiple-choice question format and asks questions in four different subareas. Questions about wars and revolutions in the Americas are covered in the world history subarea, which comprises 33% of the exam. You can gear up for the format of these questions by first taking our self-assessment quizzes, which also prepare you for the content you'll be asked about on the exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 22: MTTC History: Revolution & War in the Americas
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Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points

1. Causes of the American Revolution: Events & Turning Points

In this lesson, we explore the causes and the initial battles of the American Revolution, from the end of the French and Indian War up until the Declaration of Independence in July, 1776.

From the Magna Carta to the American Declaration of Independence

2. From the Magna Carta to the American Declaration of Independence

In this lesson, we will trace the legacy of democratic ideals from the Magna Carta to the Declaration of Independence. We will highlight the key developments of democracy throughout the Medieval period and into the modern age.

Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History

3. Effects of the American Revolution: Summary & History

In this lesson we explore the effects of the American Revolution, which were felt not just in Great Britain and North America, but across the Western world.

Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

4. Independence Movements in Latin America: Examples & Impact

This lesson will explore the 19th century Latin American revolutions. In doing so, it will highlight the roles L'Ouverture, Hidalgo, and Bolivar played in bringing freedom to Haiti, Mexico, and South America.

The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

5. The Mexican Revolution: Causes & Initial Events

The Mexican Revolution started in response to the dictatorship of Porfirio Diaz. In this video, we look at the causes of the Revolution, and then explore the initial events that led to the removal of Diaz.

The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

6. The Mexican Revolution: Aftermath & Effects

In this video, we examine the civil war that broke out in Mexico after Porfirio Diaz was removed from power as the various parties competed with each other for power. A quiz will follow.

The End of the Civil War: Summary & Timeline

7. The End of the Civil War: Summary & Timeline

Contrary to popular belief, the Civil War did not end when Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House. It actually continued for over two months. In this lesson, we will examine the final days of the Civil War.

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