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Ch 33: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Colonizing the New World

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Passing the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination requires your expertise on a number of history subjects, such as the colonization of the New World. Refresh your memory through this chapter's online video lessons before you take the examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Colonizing the New World - Chapter Summary

This chapter gives you the opportunity to re-examine what life was like in the Americas during the 1400s, 1500s and 1600s. While you get set to take the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination, use these video lessons to revisit the adventures of the first explorers. Continue to study theories about the arrival of the first people in the Americas as well as the civilizations and empires they were able to establish. The online lessons could help you to:

  • Understand the origins of Native Americans
  • Discuss Pizarro and the Inca civilizations
  • Describe North American tribes and cultures
  • Learn about the ramifications of European colonization
  • Discover the accomplishments of Spanish explorers and learn about the development of the Spanish colonies

Taught by experienced instructors, these online video lessons can be useful as you prepare to sit for the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. As you build upon your knowledge of the colonization of the New World, submit related questions and make use of the video tags to move among topics quickly. The self-paced lessons include written transcripts and self-assessment quizzes.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Colonizing the New World Chapter Objectives

Worth approximately 25% of the assessment score, Historiography and World History is the first domain of the five-domain OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. The domain includes questions from four objectives. The third of these objectives is where you'll apply what you know about colonization as well as the other material you reviewed in this chapter. The OAE examination is computer based and it includes 150 multiple-choice questions. You'll have three hours to complete the assessment.

5 Lessons in Chapter 33: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Colonizing the New World
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Native American History: Origins of Early People in the Americas

1. Native American History: Origins of Early People in the Americas

Because the first humans and civilizations got their start in Africa and the Middle East, historians and anthropologists have had to figure out how Native Americans got to the Americas. In this lesson we look at the three prevailing theories of the earliest migration to the New World.

The Inca Civilization and Pizarro: Pre-Columbian South America

2. The Inca Civilization and Pizarro: Pre-Columbian South America

The Incan Empire was an amazing empire of the early Americas. Their accomplishments rival those of many other great empires, but they were defeated by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in only a few years.

Pre-Columbian Civilization: North American Indians Before Europeans

3. Pre-Columbian Civilization: North American Indians Before Europeans

Watch this video for an overview of the cultural groups of Native Americans as they lived at the time of first contact with Europeans. Some of these groupings, like the tribes of the plains, changed so much due to the addition of European influences, such as horses, that there is only conjecture as to how exactly they lived before European contact.

Effects of European Colonization: Christopher Columbus and Native Americans

4. Effects of European Colonization: Christopher Columbus and Native Americans

The earliest explorers in the Western Hemisphere left a legacy that would shape the development of the Americas permanently. No matter what they came looking for, Europeans left behind death, horses, and metal.

New Spain: Spanish Explorers and Spanish Colonies

5. New Spain: Spanish Explorers and Spanish Colonies

Who are the most well-known explorers and conquistadors of the New World? In this lesson, we'll look at some of the most infamous explorers. We'll discover the difference between explorers and conquistadors, and then learn about the encomienda system.

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