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Ch 39: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): America in the 1970s

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This chapter points out major developments concerning the U.S. during the 1970s across its engaging video lessons. The chapter's practice quizzes assess your understanding of numerous possible MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) question topics.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): America in the 1970s - Chapter Summary

The videos in this chapter will reacquaint you with multiple presidencies and more from 1970s American history to help ensure that you'll choose the right answers on relevant MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) questions. You'll have received the preparation from these lessons to take on any items about the following when you're done with this chapter:

  • Nixon's foreign policies
  • Effects of the oil embargo in 1973
  • The significance of Roe v. Wade
  • Details of the Watergate scandal
  • Gerald Ford's presidency
  • Jimmy Carter's election and policies

Explore the fun videos at a time of your choosing on a computer or mobile device. Video tags enable you to almost instantly return to any specific portions after completing a video. You can also take a practice quiz with each lesson to verify your subject knowledge.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): America in the 1970s Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) test evaluates whether your knowledge of the subject matter meets the criteria for teacher certification. Your familiarity with material in the America in the 1970s chapter will be assessed through the exam's U.S. history subarea, which accounts for close to 20% of your score. Every one of the questions that you'll be asked from that subarea will have a multiple-choice format.

6 Lessons in Chapter 39: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): America in the 1970s
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

1. Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

President Richard Nixon entered office in 1969 with the hope of easing international relations and honorably ending the war in Vietnam. Learn about his various attempts at securing international peace.

Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

2. Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

The 1970s represented a period of economic distress in the United States. Learn about one of the major factors, the 1973 oil embargo by OPEC, and its devastating impact on the American economy in this video lesson.

Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

3. Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

''Roe v. Wade, 1973'' was the landmark Supreme Court decision in regard to legalized abortion. Learn about the case, the decision and its impact on the United States.

The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

4. The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

The Watergate Scandal represented President Richard Nixon's wanton abuse of the executive privilege. Learn more about the scandal, those involved, the investigation and Nixon's inevitable resignation.

Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

5. Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

This lesson discusses the life and times of President Gerald Ford. Learn more about his personal and political life on the way to becoming the 38th President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

6. Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

President James 'Jimmy' Carter was elected president in 1976. Learn about the 39th President of the United States' foreign and domestic policies, including his successes and failures.

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