Ch 28: NMTA Social Science: The Age of Nationalism (1850-1914)

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We can help you review the material on the Age of Nationalism (1850-1914), in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you two approaches that can help you correctly answer the questions on the test.

NMTA Social Science: The Age of Nationalism (1850-1914) - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you recollect the main points of the Age of Nationalism (1850-1914). Study them as you prepare for the NMTA Social Science Exam. The videos allow you to review all the material you need to know for the test, including:

  • The Crimean War
  • The Unification of Italy
  • The Unification of Germany
  • The history of the monarchy of Austria-Hungary
  • Russian reforms under Tsar Alexander II
  • The American Civil War and Dominion of Canada
  • The westernization of Japan in the Meiji Era

We use knowledgeable instructors who can guide you through each event, pinpointing the most important aspects so that you'll be ready for the test. Because we use several didactic approaches, studying the material is efficient and fun.

NMTA Social Science: The Age of Nationalism (1850-1914) Chapter Objectives

The NMTA Social Science Exam is a standardized test administered for the purpose of making teacher licensure decisions in the state of New Mexico. It tests a broad array of knowledge on many subjects within the social science content area. The topics in The Age of Nationalism (1850-1914) chapter are contained within the Historiography and World History content domain which makes up 25% of the test questions. By taking the self-assessment quizzes that come with the video lessons, you can check on your mastery of the material and practice answering the kinds of questions you will find on the actual test.

There are 150 multiple-choice items on the NMTA Social Science Exam which is administered as a computer-based-test (CBT). You will be asked to read passages and questions, and then select the correct response from among the several presented to you.

7 Lessons in Chapter 28: NMTA Social Science: The Age of Nationalism (1850-1914)
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The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

1. The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we explore the Crimean War of 1854-1856 between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, France, and Great Britain. It is often considered one of the more bungled military campaigns in recent Western history.

The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

2. The Unification of Italy: Summary, Timeline & Leaders

In this lesson, we explore the piecemeal unification of Italy which took place in the 19th century. Created in part by the brilliant statesmen Camillo Benso di Cavour, Italy as we know it did not fully take shape until 1870.

The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

3. The Unification of Germany: Summary, Timeline & Events

In this lesson, we explore the unification of Germany in the 1860s and 1870s, largely accomplished through the statecraft of the Chancellor of Prussia and later Germany, Otto von Bismarck.

Creation of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary: History & Impact

4. Creation of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary: History & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the 19th-century compromise between the Austrian monarchy and the ruling Magyar families of Hungary that created the dual monarchy of Austria-Hungary.

Reforms in Russia Under Tsar Alexander II: Examples & Impact

5. Reforms in Russia Under Tsar Alexander II: Examples & Impact

In this lesson, we explore the reforms of Tsar Alexander II in 19th-century Russia. Alexander freed the Russian serfs and accelerated the industrialization of Russia before his 1881 assassination.

North America: the American Civil War and Dominion of Canada

6. North America: the American Civil War and Dominion of Canada

In this lesson, we explore the American Civil War's effects on European geopolitics and the remotely connected creation of the Dominion of Canada only a few years after the war's close.

The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

7. The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

In this lesson, we explore the opening of Japan to Western trade by Commodore Matthew Perry in the mid-18th century. We'll then look at the ensuing westernization of the country in the Meiji period.

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