Ch 38: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Activism & Civil Rights

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Strengthen your studies for the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) assessment with the help of the engaging video lessons in this chapter. Refresh your knowledge of activism and civil rights, then take lesson quizzes to reinforce that knowledge.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Activism & Civil Rights - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to help you prepare for the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) assessment by providing a comprehensive overview of activism and civil rights. Watching the video lessons can ensure you're ready for questions about any of the following:

  • President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society program
  • The civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s
  • The origins and beliefs of hippies and the counterculture
  • Events of the student movement of the 1960s
  • Major developments in the year of 1968
  • Causes and leaders of the women's movement

You can tailor the videos to your needs by watching them in any sequence. This enables you to review lessons you need, while skipping those you don't. If you want to revisit specific concepts within the lessons, simply navigate the timelines to jump to desired topics within the videos. Full video transcripts offer a written review of the lessons.

8 Lessons in Chapter 38: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Activism & Civil Rights
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President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program

1. President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program

The Great Society was an ambitious legislative program which attempted to eliminate poverty and racial inequity within the United States. Learn about the creation of the program, its endeavors and its ultimate legacy.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

2. 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

3. 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.

Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy

4. Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy

The 1960s were a period of tension and turbulence for much of the U.S. The counterculture attempted to promote an alternative lifestyle that encouraged peace, love and freedom. Learn more about its origins, beliefs and legacy.

The Student Movement of the 1960s

5. The Student Movement of the 1960s

The societal disillusion felt by the younger generation of the 1950s was translated into a massive student movement during the 1960s. Learn about the formation of the movement, its campaigns and its inevitable end.

1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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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