Ch 33: MTTC History: The Virginia Dynasty

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Let our instructors re-introduce you to the members of the Virginia Dynasty. Use these short videos and quizzes to prepare for questions about the presidents from Virginia on the MTTC History exam.

MTTC History: The Virginia Dynasty - Chapter Summary

If you've forgotten about the presidents who made up the Virginia Dynasty, look no further than these video lessons to help you refresh your knowledge as you get ready for the MTTC History exam. These videos offer an in-depth look at the following Virginia Dynasty topics:

  • The Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark and other hallmarks of Thomas Jefferson's presidency
  • President Madison's role in the War of 1812
  • The Monroe Doctrine and Monroe's presidency
  • John Marshall's Supreme Court
  • Economic expansion of the 1800s
  • Factory systems and American industrialization

Use these short and entertaining videos to prepare for related questions on the MTTC History exam. You'll find a host of tools that make exam prep simple and easy, including transcripts to quickly pinpoint key terms, video tags to easily review main points from the video and engaging graphics that make learning about the Virginia Dynasty fun.

Objectives of the MTTC History: The Virginia Dynasty Chapter

The MTTC History exam is used in Michigan to assess your comprehension of history, economics and political science in preparation for a history teaching license. The exam is composed of multiple-choice questions covering four subareas. The Virginia Dynasty is covered in the U.S. history subarea, which makes up about 33% of the exam. Prepare for the format of the questions you'll see on the exam by taking the self-assessment quizzes that follow our lessons.

6 Lessons in Chapter 33: MTTC History: The Virginia Dynasty
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Thomas Jefferson's Presidency: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, and More

1. Thomas Jefferson's Presidency: Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, and More

Thomas Jefferson is often noted as one of the best presidents in history. In our lesson, learn about some of President Jefferson's many famous domestic accomplishments and the controversy surrounding most of them.

President Madison and the War of 1812

2. President Madison and the War of 1812

Though often overlooked in the annals of American history, the War of 1812 was really a landmark event for a young nation finding its footing amidst a global power struggle. Watch our lesson to follow President James Madison and the War of 1812 into the inky shadows of history.

James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine

3. James Monroe's Presidency: The Monroe Doctrine

Can you imagine a time when there was only one political party in the United States? Find out why James Monroe was one of the nation's most popular presidents during his lifetime and learn about his foreign policy that endured for nearly a century.

John Marshall's Supreme Court During the Virginia Dynasty

4. John Marshall's Supreme Court During the Virginia Dynasty

Think old Supreme Court cases don't relate to your life today? Under the leadership of Chief Justice John Marshall, the Supreme Court made many landmark decisions that shaped the American judicial system - including the rights of citizens - and affect the most important cases in the country to this day.

Economic Expansion in the 1800s: Slavery, Immigration & Corporations

5. Economic Expansion in the 1800s: Slavery, Immigration & Corporations

Find out how and why America's population grew tremendously in the first part of the 1800s. Then, learn how America became a market economy and added new transportation routes.

American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

6. American Industrialization: Factory System and Market Revolution

New agricultural technology revolutionized the North, South and West. In this lesson, learn how that technology ushered in the Market Revolution in America.

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