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Ch 43: NMTA Social Science: Manifest Destiny (1806-1855)

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We can help you review the material on Manifest Destiny and westward expansion from 1806-1855 in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes combine to give you two different ways to study for the exam.

NMTA Social Science: Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons contained in this chapter to revisit Manifest Destiny in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. The videos review key important topics, including:

  • The Oregon Trail
  • Problems with the annexation of Texas
  • The Mexican-American War
  • Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo and the Wilmot Proviso
  • Election of 1848
  • California's gold rush

Our expert instructors present all of the people, places, dates, and events related to Manifest Destiny you need to know, highlighting the most important points. By using a variety of didactic approaches, learning becomes more efficient and more enjoyable.

NMTA Social Science: Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) - Chapter Objectives

The NMTA Social Science exam is a comprehensive evaluation of several areas within social science: historiography and world history, US history, geography and culture, government and economics. Your test score helps determine eligibility for a license to teach social sciences in the state of New Mexico. The topics in this Manifest Destiny (1806-1855) chapter fall within the U.S. History content domain, which accounts for 25% of the test questions. Take the self-assessment quizzes after watching the videos to check on your mastery of the material, and to get experience answering the kinds of questions that will appear on the test. There are 150 multiple-choice items on this computer-based-test.

Chapter Practice Exam
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