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Ch 30: NMTA Social Science: Imperialism in the 19th & 20th Centuries

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We can show you the important elements of imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries to help you prepare for the NMTA Social Science Exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you the tools you need to correctly answer these types of questions on the test.

NMTA Social Science: Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries - Chapter Summary

The lessons contained in this chapter can assist you as you revisit what you studied previously about imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries, in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. The videos cover the topics you will be tested on, including:

  • European imperialism
  • U.S. imperialism in the Americas
  • The colonization of Africa
  • The Ottoman Empire
  • Asia: British, Russian and Dutch colonies

Our knowledgeable instructors take you point by point through the highlights of imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries, refreshing your memory so you are ready for the test. By using this chapter to brush up on the material, your experience with studying it is bound to be fruitful and pleasant.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: Imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries Chapter

The NMTA Social Science Exam is a standardized test that evaluates your breadth and depth of knowledge in several areas of social science: historiography and world history, U.S. history, geography and culture, government and economics. You must score a passing grade to become licensed as a teacher in the state of New Mexico. The topics in this imperialism in the 19th and 20th Centuries chapter show up in the Historiography and World History content domain of the exam. Twenty-five percent of the test questions will be about subjects in this domain. You can help ready yourself for the test by taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with the videos.

There are 150 multiple-choice items on this computer-based-test (CBT). Each item presents you with a passage to read and/or a question, and follows it with several possible response alternatives.

5 Lessons in Chapter 30: NMTA Social Science: Imperialism in the 19th & 20th Centuries
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European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

1. European Imperialism: Characteristics, Motives & Effects

This lesson will explore European imperialism in the 19th and 20th centuries. In doing this it will define New Imperialism and explain how economic growth, national rivalries, and moral superiority motivated it.

US Imperialism in the Americas: Causes, Timeline & Examples

2. US Imperialism in the Americas: Causes, Timeline & Examples

This lesson will explore United States imperialism in the Americas. In doing so, it will highlight the presidencies of Roosevelt and Taft, focusing on Yankee Imperialism, the Roosevelt Corollary, and Dollar Diplomacy.

The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

3. The Colonization of Africa & the Berlin Conference: Definition & Purpose

This lesson will explore the 19th and 20th century colonization of Africa, which forever changed the political landscape of the continent. In doing so, it will highlight the Berlin Conference and the Principle of Effectivity.

Trouble in the Ottoman Empire: The Russo-Turkish War

4. Trouble in the Ottoman Empire: The Russo-Turkish War

This lesson explains the importance of the Russo-Turkish War of the late 19th century. In doing so, it highlights some of the conflict in the Balkans, as well as the treaties of San Stefano and Berlin.

Dutch, British and Russian Colonies in Asia: European Imperialism and Its Consequences

5. Dutch, British and Russian Colonies in Asia: European Imperialism and Its Consequences

This lesson will explore Europe's New Imperialism, which swept across Asia in the 19th and 20th centuries. It will highlight the Dutch East India Company, the Great Game, the Russo-Japanese War, and the Opium Wars.

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