Ch 31: NMTA Social Science: World War I (1914-1919)

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Let us show you the important aspects of World War I (1914-1919) in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. Our video lessons and self-assessment quizzes give you multiple approaches to help you correctly answer questions on this subject on the test.

NMTA Social Science: World War I (1914-1919) - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter can help you recollect what you studied in college about World War I (1914-1919) to assist you in your preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. The videos review all the important information, including:

  • The Powder Keg of Europe during WWI
  • WWI and its famous battles
  • Diplomacy during WWI
  • America's entry and Russia's exit
  • The Peace of Paris
  • Economic, social and political consequences of the Great War
  • The Russian Revolution
  • The creation of the USSR

Our expert instructors can guide you as you review the material, pointing out the names, places, dates and events you need to know for the test. By having the subject presented in more than one way, learning the material becomes easier and more interesting.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: World War I (1914-1919)

The NMTA Social Science Exam is a comprehensive evaluation of your knowledge and understanding of many areas within social science. A passing grade is necessary to become licensed as a teacher in the state of New Mexico. The lessons in this World War I (1914-1919) chapter can be found in the Historiography and World History Content Domain. Questions from this domain make up 25% of the test. By taking the self-assessment quizzes that accompany the videos, you can check on your mastery of the material and practice answering the kinds of questions you will see on the exam.

There are 150 multiple-choice items that make up the NMTA Social Science Exam. You will be asked to read passages or questions which will be followed by several possible response alternatives. From these alternatives, you must select the single correct answer.

9 Lessons in Chapter 31: NMTA Social Science: World War I (1914-1919)
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The Powder Keg of Europe During WWI

1. The Powder Keg of Europe During WWI

In this lesson, we will explore the way in which Europe was a sort of 'powder keg' in the years leading up to World War I. We will examine the sources of tension among the European powers and explore how these played a role in the outbreak of World War I.

World War One: On Land, at Sea & In the Air

2. World War One: On Land, at Sea & In the Air

In this lesson, we will look specifically at the way World War I was waged on land, at sea, and in the air. We will explore how warfare was conducted within these contexts, and learn about the new technologies that made this possible.

Famous Battles of the First World War

3. Famous Battles of the First World War

In this lesson, we will learn about some of the famous battles of World War I. We will learn why these battles are important and how they affected the course of the war.

Diplomacy of World War One: Secret Agreements & Diplomatic Arrangements

4. Diplomacy of World War One: Secret Agreements & Diplomatic Arrangements

In this lesson, we will explore the diplomatic history surrounding World War I. We will highlight the systems of alliances and take a look at key diplomatic events, such as the Zimmermann telegram controversy and the Sykes-Picot Agreement.

WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit

5. WWI: America's Entry and Russia's Exit

In this lesson, we will learn about America's entry into World War I in 1917, and Russia's exit from the war between 1917 and 1918. We will learn about what led to these developments, and how they affected the course of the war.

The Peace of Paris: Ending World War I

6. The Peace of Paris: Ending World War I

In this lesson, we will learn about the end of World War I and the Peace of Paris. We will learn what events transpired to bring about the end of the war and what provisions were laid forth in the Treaty of Versailles.

Economic, Social & Political Consequences of the Great War

7. Economic, Social & Political Consequences of the Great War

In this lesson, we will explore the consequences of World War I. We will learn about the political, economic, and social impact the war had on the United States and Europe.

The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

8. The Russian Revolution: Timeline, Causes & Effects

In this lesson, we will examine the Russian Revolution. We will see what events led to the revolution, and we'll learn how the revolution impacted Russia's involvement in World War I.

The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation

9. The U.S.S.R.: History & Creation

In this lesson, we will learn about the creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, commonly referred to as the Soviet Union. We will learn what events brought about the emergence of the Soviet Union, and how it has impacted the course of world history.

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