Ch 16: NYSTCE Social Studies: World Culture in the 20th Century

About This Chapter

As you get ready to take the NYSTCE Social Studies exam, go through the material in this chapter. You will find helpful information about world culture in the 20th century, which will be addressed on the exam.

NYSTCE Social Studies: World Culture in the 20th Century - Chapter Summary

Read through the lessons about world culture in the 20th century to prepare for the NYSTCE Social Studies test. You will have the chance to learn more about:

  • Consequences of human interdependence and globalization
  • Political and social developments since 1945
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Art and culture
  • Challenges of the 21st century
  • Advances in science and technology since 1945

By going through the lessons in this chapter, you will have the right history knowledge needed to do well on the exam. The lessons feature a video format and range from 5-10 minutes long. Short quizzes and a chapter exam will help you assess your understanding. You can even reach out and get help from our instructors if you are struggling with a certain topic.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: NYSTCE Social Studies: World Culture in the 20th Century
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The Effects of Human Interdependence & Globalization

1. The Effects of Human Interdependence & Globalization

We often hear that we live in a globalized world and that countries are interdependent, but what does it mean? In this lesson, explore globalization and the interdependence of human societies and examine some economic, political and social effects.

Social & Political Developments Since 1945

2. Social & Political Developments Since 1945

In this lesson, we examine several social and political developments in the United States and in Western Europe since 1945, from the civil rights movement to the creation of the European Union.

Religion & Philosophy Since 1945

3. Religion & Philosophy Since 1945

In this lesson, we explore some of the major developments in the world of ideas since the end of World War II, from the increased public engagement of professional philosophy and Catholicism to the growth of Islam.

The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

4. The Advance of Science & Technology Since 1945: Developments & Impact

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the numerous advances and innovations made in the worlds of sciences and technology, from automobiles and televisions to computers and phones that can fit in the palm of your hand.

Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists

5. Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists

In this lesson, we explore the art and culture of post-World War II Western society, from the fledgling television programming to the disparate directions of 20th-century art.

Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns

6. Challenges of the 21st Century: Safety, Society & Environmental Concerns

In this lesson, we explore just a few of the issues that face both the Western world and the globalized community in the 21st century - issues whose outcomes will greatly affect society and the world.

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