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Ch 54: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: U.S. Political Conservatism

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Let us help you review the conservative movement that began in the U.S. in the 1980s. These video lessons and quizzes can help you get ready for these types of questions on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: U.S. Political Conservatism - Chapter Summary

Use these videos to refresh your knowledge of the economic and political conservative movement that reemerged under Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. Our lessons and quizzes can help you get ready for OAE Integrated Social Studies exam questions on the following topics:

  • Changes in American life in the 1980s
  • Reagan's election
  • Principles of Reaganomics
  • Reagan's foreign policy
  • George H.W. Bush's foreign policy
  • Bush's domestic policy

These engaging lessons are short, averaging about five minutes each, and you can watch them from anywhere on a computer, tablet or smartphone. They were developed by expert instructors who know what's required for success on the exam. If you have any questions, contact the instructor for personalized help.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: U.S. Political Conservatism Chapter Objectives

Ohio requires passing the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam as a condition for becoming certified to teach the subject in grades 7-12. The exam covers geography, history, government and economics. The material this chapter covers is in the exam's U.S. history section, which makes up 25% of the exam's total scoring.

The OAE Integrated Social Studies exam is a computer-delivered test, consisting entirely of multiple-choice questions, like the quizzes that accompany each lesson. These short quizzes offer an assessment of your knowledge and indicate where you may need extra study prior to test day. They also let you practice answering questions in a format like the exam's.

6 Lessons in Chapter 54: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: U.S. Political Conservatism
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New Trends in American Life in the 1980s

1. New Trends in American Life in the 1980s

The 1980s represented a drastic change in American society, one not seen since the 1920s. Learn more about the decade, including its lifestyle trends, new consumer goods and expanding cultures, in this video lesson.

The Election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: A Reemergence of Economic & Political Conservatism

2. The Election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: A Reemergence of Economic & Political Conservatism

The presidential election of 1980 witnessed the transition from liberal to conservative politics in America. Learn about Ronald Reagan's campaign to become President of the United States in 1980 in this video lesson.

Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects

3. Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects

'Reaganomics' represented President Ronald Reagan's attempt at energizing the inert American economy following the 1970s. Learn about the program, as well as its successes and failures, in this lesson.

President Ronald Reagan's Foreign Policy

4. President Ronald Reagan's Foreign Policy

President Ronald Reagan's foreign policy was an aggressive attempt to renew the Cold War with the Soviet Union. Learn about the policies, actions and results of Reagan's foreign policy in this lesson.

President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy

5. President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy

President George H.W. Bush's foreign policy was a pragmatic blend of diplomacy and force. Learn more about Bush's international affairs during his tenure as President of the United States.

President George H.W. Bush: Domestic Policy and Accomplishments

6. President George H.W. Bush: Domestic Policy and Accomplishments

President George H.W. Bush's domestic agenda reflected a change in ideology. Learn about the domestic challenges Bush faced, his handling of the issues and his overall achievements.

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