Ch 47: NMTA Social Science: Reconstruction & the Gilded Age (1865-1877)

About This Chapter

We can show you the important historical events you need to know about the Gilded Age and Reconstruction for the NMTA Social Science exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you two different approaches to help you correctly answer these types of questions on the test.

NMTA Social Science: Reconstruction & The Gilded Age (1865-1877) - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons you find in this chapter to help with your review of the important events that occurred during the Gilded Age as you study for the NMTA Social Science exam. The videos go over all the key points, including:

  • The Reconstruction period
  • Westward expansion
  • The Homestead Act of 1862
  • Expanding the Transcontinental Railroad
  • Native Americans

Our experienced instructors walk you through each date, place and event, helping you get prepared for the test. Having more than one approach to presenting the material means that your studying experience will feel fresh and interesting.

NMTA Social Science: Reconstruction & The Gilded Age (1865-1877) Chapter

The NMTA Social Science exam is a comprehensive test that looks at your knowledge and understanding of many areas within social science. Your score will be used to determine your eligibility for licensure as a social sciences teacher in the state of New Mexico. The topics in this Reconstruction & The Gilded Age (1865-1877) chapter fall within the US History content domain which includes 25% of the test questions. By completing the self-assessment quizzes that accompany the lessons you'll be able to check on your mastery of the content and practice with the types of questions that will appear on the test.

There are 150 multiple-choice questions on the NMTA Social Science exam. You will be presented with passages and questions followed by a group of responses from which you must select the correct one.

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