Ch 56: NMTA Social Science: The 1970s (1969-1979)

About This Chapter

Our video lessons offer you a quick and effective way to review some of the major historical events of the 1970s. Let us help you get ready to take the NMTA Social Science test, which is administered to evaluate one's qualifications for teacher certification.

NMTA Social Science: The 1970s - Chapter Summary

Our instructors guide you through American political policies and controversies as well as world conflicts of the 1970s as you get ready to take the NMTA Social Science test. The lessons in this chapter cover the following topics:

  • Discussing the Vietnamization and détente aspects of President Nixon's foreign policy
  • Examining the impact of the OPEC oil embargo
  • Looking at the Watergate scandal and its fallout

Our experienced instructors use an engaging and conversational approach to presenting complex subjects. The videos include fun, informative visuals to take the pain out of studying for your exam. Read lesson transcripts to enhance what you learned by watching the videos. Don't forget to take the quizzes to help you assess how well you grasped lesson materials.

NMTA Social Science: The 1970s Chapter Objectives

The state of New Mexico requires candidates to take the NMTA Social Science test as a step toward attaining a license to teach the subject to secondary school students. Questions regarding U.S. History accounts for 25% of all test questions. This content area may include questions about the historical events of the 1970s. The test, offered in a computer-based format, consists of 150 multiple-choice questions. Use our chapter exam to practice answering multiple-choice questions about the policies and events of the era as explored by our instructors.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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