Ch 2: NMTA Social Science: Technology in Early Human Civilization

About This Chapter

About to take the NMTA Social Studies test? Watch these videos to get a handle on world history topics focused on the technology of early cultures. Practice for the test by taking the self-assessments throughout the chapter.

NMTA Social Science: Technology in Early Human Civilization - Chapter Summary

The ancient people of the world did some amazing things; many of which would be difficult even today. The grandeur of their accomplishments, however, was directly tied to their technological development. Ancient technology is the focus of this chapter given the importance of technology to history. The topics covered in these lessons include:

  • Neolithic era technologies
  • Empire creation through walls, bronze, and roads
  • The impact of the horse and chariot on empire expansion

Every lesson comes with an attention-holding video created by an experienced history professional designed to give you plenty of mental queues for test day. Use the quizzes after each lesson and the end-of-chapter exam to see where you are in your preparation and to focus you studies where you need the most review.

NMTA Social Science: Technology in Early Human Civilization Chapter

The NMTA Social Science exam-tests your knowledge of World History (25%, the topic which this chapter feeds), Geography and Culture (19%), Economics (12%), U.S. History (25%), and Government (19%). You are given three hours to complete the 150 multiple-choice questions included in it. To get your educators' license with an endorsement in secondary-level social science you will need to pass this test with a 220 out of 300 possible points. Reviewing these lessons and the chapters in this NMTA Social Studies study guide will help you give your memory a boost and give you more confidence on test day.

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