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Ch 57: NMTA Social Science: The Rise of Political Conservatism (1980-1992)

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We can help you review the important points about the rise of political conservatism from 1980 -1992 in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. This chapter consists of video lessons and self-assessment quizzes as well as written transcripts.

NMTA Social Science: The Rise of Political Conservatism (1980-1992) - Chapter Summary

You can use the lessons found in this chapter to refresh your memory about the rise of political conservatism from 1980 -1992, which you learned about in college, to help you prepare for the NMTA Social Science Exam. The videos cover the topics that make up this subject, including the successes and disappointments of the presidents of the era. Go over the following before the exam:

  • The 1980s in America: new trends
  • Reaganomics
  • The foreign policy of President Ronald Reagan
  • The foreign policy of President George HW Bush
  • The domestic policy of President George HW Bush

Our expert instructors take you through all the important points including the people, places, and events that were critical during this time period. By using different didactic strategies, the material is presented in diverse ways, increasing the likelihood that you will retain it.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: The Rise of Political Conservatism (1980-1992) Chapter

The 150-question NMTA Social Science Exam is a wide-ranging test that evaluates your knowledge of historiography and world history, US history, geography and culture, government and economics, to determine your eligibility for a teacher's license in the state of New Mexico. During the U.S. History domain of the exam, you'll work through about 25% of the questions. The self-assessment questions that accompany the video lessons give you the opportunity to check on your knowledge of the material and gain experience with the types of questions that will appear on the test.

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Practice Final Exam
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