Ch 28: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: 15th-18th Centuries in Asia & Africa

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Take another look at important developments in Asia and Africa during the 15th-18th centuries as you prepare for your OAE Integrated Social Studies exam. Video lessons and quizzes cover the rise of the Ottoman Empire, Japan's Meiji era, European exploration of Africa and more.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: 15th-18th Centuries in Asia & Africa - Chapter Summary

Prepare for your OAE - Integrated Social Studies teacher licensing exam with video lessons covering the power struggles between Asian dynasties and the impacts of European conquest on African civilizations. Topics of discussion include:

  • The emergence of Eurasian empires
  • China's Ming and Qing dynasties
  • The Warring States Period
  • Japan during the Meiji Era
  • Dutch and Portuguese exploration in Africa
  • The transatlantic slave trade

Whether you'd like to spend some extra time studying characteristics of the Ottoman Empire or want a quick review of Chinese dynasties between the 15th and 18th centuries, this chapter allows you to focus on the topics you're interested in studying. Complete the videos and quizzes in any order, and take as long as you'd like to review these and other subjects covered on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: 15th-18th Centuries in Asia & Africa Chapter Objectives

Educators who want to teach integrated social studies to 7th-12th graders must pass this OAE exam to qualify for licensure in Ohio. The test includes 150 multiple-choice questions to be completed in three hours of testing time.

Historiography and world history questions account for around 25% of OAE Integrated Social Studies exam content. Some of these questions will test your knowledge of historical events taking place from 1350-1871, including the development of the Ottoman Empire, European conquest and colonization, the transatlantic slave trade and leadership changes in Japan and China - all of which are covered in this chapter's lessons.

6 Lessons in Chapter 28: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: 15th-18th Centuries in Asia & Africa
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The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal

1. The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal

This lesson focuses on the Ottoman empire of Turkey, the Safavid Empire of Iran, and the Mughal Empire of India and Pakistan. It highlights the terms theocracy, ghazi, and God-ism.

China During the Ming & Qing Dynasties (1368-1911)

2. China During the Ming & Qing Dynasties (1368-1911)

The last two dynasties in Chinese history were the Ming and the Qing. Although quite different, they faced many of the same issues, and often the Qing copied the Ming, even in their mistakes.

The Warring States Period in Japan & China

3. The Warring States Period in Japan & China

In this lesson, read about the Warring States Period and the Tokugawa period of Japan, and the Ming and Qing dynasties in China, across the 15th to 18th centuries.

The Westernization of Japan During the Meiji Era

4. 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.

Portuguese & Dutch Exploration of South Africa

5. Portuguese & Dutch Exploration of South Africa

Why does South Africa have such a large ethnically European population? In this lesson we'll look at the roots of European heritage in South Africa and see how, when, and why European kingdoms first began exploring this southern region.

The Transatlantic Slave Trade

6. The Transatlantic Slave Trade

From the 16th through the 19th century, the transatlantic slave trade linked Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Through the bondage of millions, the trade created unprecedented wealth for Europeans and contributed to their global rise.

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