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Ch 54: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Liberties

About This Chapter

The engaging video lessons you'll find across this chapter target key civil liberties. The content contains a number of terms that have the potential to surface on the day of your MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) test.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Liberties - Chapter Summary

The history of civil liberties in the U.S. and different examples of civil liberties are included in these lessons to refresh your memory as you prepare for the MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) test. This chapter should leave you well-prepared for any questions on your test involving:

  • History and origins of U.S. civil liberties
  • The freedoms of press, speech, and assembly
  • The clauses in the Constitution that concern religious freedom
  • What the major rights of the accused are
  • The right of privacy
  • History of the right to bear arms
  • Role of the courts in deciding civil liberties

Check out this chapter's videos at your convenience using either a computer or a handheld device. You can easily find any segment to review again with the video tags. Confirm the strength of your familiarity with the major topics in this chapter by completing the short practice quizzes that go with each lesson.

MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Liberties - Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Social Studies (Secondary) test is part of the certification process for secondary social studies teachers in Michigan. This Civil Liberties chapter reviews material that could arise within the exam's political science subarea. This subarea makes up about 13% of your score. All of the exam's 100 questions are multiple-choice.

7 Lessons in Chapter 54: MTTC Social Studies (Secondary): Civil Liberties
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Origins of Civil Liberties in the United States: History & Timeline

1. Origins of Civil Liberties in the United States: History & Timeline

In this lesson, we will learn about the origin of civil liberties in the United States. We will take a closer look at where the civil liberties came from, what they entail and what they mean to society today.

Freedom of Speech, Press & Assembly: Definition, Importance & Limitations

2. Freedom of Speech, Press & Assembly: Definition, Importance & Limitations

In this lesson, we will learn about the freedom of speech, press and assembly. We will take a closer look at the rationale behind these freedoms and the specific clauses of freedom of speech, press and assembly and what they mean to society today.

What is Freedom of Religion? - Definition, History & Importance

3. What is Freedom of Religion? - Definition, History & Importance

In this lesson, we will learn about the freedom of religion. We will take a closer look at the rationale behind the freedom, the specific clauses of the freedom of religion and what it means to society today.

Law and Order: Procedural Rights of the Accused

4. Law and Order: Procedural Rights of the Accused

In this lesson, we will learn about the procedural rights of the accused. We will look at how these rights are defined and what they mean to our justice system today.

The Right to Privacy: Definition & Examples

5. The Right to Privacy: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will learn about the right of privacy. We will take a closer look at the right, what it includes and what it means to society today.

The Right to Bear Arms: History, Pros & Cons

6. The Right to Bear Arms: History, Pros & Cons

In this lesson, we will learn about the right to bear arms. We will take a closer look at the right to find out what it includes and what it means to society today.

The Courts and a Free Society: Role in Deciding Civil Liberties

7. The Courts and a Free Society: Role in Deciding Civil Liberties

In this lesson, we will learn about the origin of the court's role with civil liberties in the United States. We will take a closer look at what the court's positions entail and the effects on society today.

Chapter Practice Exam
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