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Ch 53: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The 1970s

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This chapter outlines some of the major political events of the 1970s. Review the video lessons and take the assessment quizzes before you sit for the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies - The 1970s - Chapter Summary

Prepare to answer 1970s questions on the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination by watching the online video lessons in this chapter. Take a look at the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. Learn more about President Richard Nixon's election and foreign policies as well as his role in the Watergate scandal. Then, explore Gerald Ford's path from Congressman to U.S. President. Watch the lessons in order to:

  • Learn more about the Vietnam War and Triangular Diplomacy
  • Discuss OPEC and conflicts in the Middle East
  • Explain the impact of Roe v. Wade on abortion
  • Explore the events that preceded Nixon's resignation
  • Describe Ford's early years
  • Highlight the accomplishments of President Jimmy Carter

Study the instructor-delivered video lessons on the 1970s and increase your ability to teach the above topics to your own students. The online educational lessons include video tags for quickly locating information as well as written transcripts and links to key terminology. You may learn on-the-go as long as you have access to Web-ready technology. The self-assessment quizzes can help determine whether you are ready for the related questions of the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies - The 1970s Objectives

U.S. History is the second domain of the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Divided into four sub-sections, the domain amounts to 25% of the assessment score. Apply what you reviewed in this chapter about the events of the 1970s so that you can qualify for an Ohio social studies teaching endorsement. The computer-based examination includes 150 multiple-choice questions. You'll be given up to 180 minutes to complete the examination.

6 Lessons in Chapter 53: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The 1970s
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Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

1. Foreign Policies of President Nixon: Vietnamization & Detente

President Richard Nixon entered office in 1969 with the hope of easing international relations and honorably ending the war in Vietnam. Learn about his various attempts at securing international peace.

Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

2. Conflict in the Middle East: OPEC's 1970s Oil Embargo & Its Impact

The 1970s represented a period of economic distress in the United States. Learn about one of the major factors, the 1973 oil embargo by OPEC, and its devastating impact on the American economy in this video lesson.

Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

3. Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade: Summary, Decision & Impact on Abortion

''Roe v. Wade, 1973'' was the landmark Supreme Court decision in regard to legalized abortion. Learn about the case, the decision and its impact on the United States.

The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

4. The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation

The Watergate Scandal represented President Richard Nixon's wanton abuse of the executive privilege. Learn more about the scandal, those involved, the investigation and Nixon's inevitable resignation.

Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

5. Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts

This lesson discusses the life and times of President Gerald Ford. Learn more about his personal and political life on the way to becoming the 38th President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

6. Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments

President James 'Jimmy' Carter was elected president in 1976. Learn about the 39th President of the United States' foreign and domestic policies, including his successes and failures.

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