Ch 17: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Between the World Wars

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Get reacquainted with the events occurring between the world wars as you prepare for the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) assessment. Watch short video lessons then take self-assessment quizzes to gauge your readiness to take the test.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Between the World Wars - Chapter Summary

Studying for the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) test could mean refreshing your knowledge of subjects you haven't covered in many years. Use this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of events that occurred between the world wars. You'll be prepared for the following:

  • Describing the gains of global democracy after 1919
  • Detailing strengths and weaknesses of the Weimar Republic
  • Sharing details about the resistance in Turkey and India between the world wars
  • Explaining the response to the Great Depression and interwar conflict in Asia
  • Providing facts about the rise of Mussolini and policies of Stalin's Soviet Union
  • Describing Hitler's Third Reich, the Spanish Civil War and Japanese imperialism

The video lessons in this chapter provide in-depth information about the events between the world wars, while using entertaining visual effects that make your studying process fun. You can watch the videos as often as you'd like and in any order, allowing you to tailor the lessons to your needs.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Between the World Wars Chapter Objectives

The resources in the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Between the World Wars chapter can make studying for the assessment much simpler. The test is required for prospective or current educators who are seeking a certification to teach social studies at the secondary level in Michigan schools. This chapter helps you get closer to your goal of passing the test, by covering topics found in the world history subarea, which constitutes approximately 18% of the total assessment.

The test can be taken on paper or computer and offers 100 multiple-choice questions. Utilize the self-assessment quizzes to reinforce concepts covered in the lessons and practice answering questions formatted similarly to those you'll see on the exam. If you'd like a written version of the lessons, take advantage of the full video transcripts in this chapter. Questions about the lessons can be submitted to instructors who are ready to assist.

10 Lessons in Chapter 17: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Between the World Wars
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Gains of Global Democracy After 1919: History & Summary

1. Gains of Global Democracy After 1919: History & Summary

In this lesson we briefly discuss the end of WWI and explore the proliferation of new states that occurred with the collapse of several central and eastern European empires.

The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse

2. The Weimar Republic: Strengths, Weaknesses & Collapse

In this lesson, we explore the Weimar Republic, the democratic government which governed Germany in between World War I and the rise of the Nazi party and Adolf Hitler.

Resistance in Turkey and India Between World Wars

3. Resistance in Turkey and India Between World Wars

In this lesson, we explore the resistance movements to western colonialism in both Turkey and India. Though both experienced colonialism via extremely different circumstances, both exhibited nationalist movements that opposed foreign rule.

Response to the Great Depression: Governmental Policies in the US, Britain & France

4. Response to the Great Depression: Governmental Policies in the US, Britain & France

In this lesson, we explore the greatest economic catastrophe of the 20th century, the Great Depression, as well as U.S., British, and French responses to the crisis.

Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response

5. Interwar Conflict in Asia Between World Wars: History & Response

In this lesson, we discuss Japan and China and the disparate fortunes of the two nations during the interwar period, including Japanese military aggression toward China.

The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline

6. The Rise of Benito Mussolini and Italian Fascism: Facts & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the rise of fascism in interwar Italy, as led by Il Duce, Benito Mussolini. Mussolini's oppressive, totalitarian regime fell during WWII.

The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies

7. The Soviet Union Under Stalin: Five-Year Plans, Purges & Policies

In this lesson, we explore the brutal rule of Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union, from 1928 to 1953. Stalin radically transformed the economy of the Soviet Union, while also terrorizing its people.

Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse

8. Hitler's Third Reich: Rise to Power, History & Collapse

In this lesson, we explore the rise of Hitler's Third Reich, its domination of German society in the 1930s, and the world war it began which eventually led to its downfall.

The Spanish Civil War & the Influence of Foreign Powers: Definition, Summary & Timeline

9. The Spanish Civil War & the Influence of Foreign Powers: Definition, Summary & Timeline

In this lesson, we explore the Spanish Civil War that broke out between nationalists and socialists in Spain in the 1930s. In the aftermath, General Francisco Franco instituted a fascist dictatorship.

Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

10. Japanese Imperialism: Territorial Acquisitions & Wars

In this lesson, we will learn about Japanese imperialism. We will highlight the major territorial acquisitions and the wars that expanded the Japanese Empire.

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