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Ch 44: OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Human Rights Movements

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Study facts about human rights movements to help you prepare for history questions found on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Middle Grades Social Studies exam. The video lessons and quizzes cover concepts you need to know for the exam.

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Human Rights Movements - Chapter Summary

You will have the opportunity to review information about various human rights movements such as gay rights and feminism, many of which developed in the latter half of the 20th century, by accessing this chapter's lessons. Once you feel confident in answering questions about these topics, you will be prepared for the OAE Middle Grades Social Studies exam. When you finish the chapter, you could possess knowledge of the following:

  • The Abolitionist movement
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Women's rights
  • Apartheid in South Africa
  • Gay rights
  • The role of organizations in the protection of human rights

Video lessons are brief but contain details that are relevant to material on the OAE Middle Grades Social Studies exam. Each lesson is accompanied by a self-assessment quiz so you can test your preparedness for the actual exam. There's also a timeline feature that allows you to access only those parts of the video where you might need further review.

6 Lessons in Chapter 44: OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Human Rights Movements
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Abolitionist Movement in America: Leaders, Definition & Timeline

1. Abolitionist Movement in America: Leaders, Definition & Timeline

The abolitionist movement in America exposed sectional crises, moving both the North and South closer to Civil War. Develop an understanding of the Abolitionist movement in America. Test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Minimum Wage & Child Labor: Purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act

2. Minimum Wage & Child Labor: Purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act was passed during the Industrial Revolution and Great Depression eras of the United States. It was common for workers to experience cruel work environments during this time. This lesson explains the purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act, including the provisions on minimum wages and child labor.

Feminism in the 19th Century: Women's Rights, Roles, and Limits

3. Feminism in the 19th Century: Women's Rights, Roles, and Limits

In this lesson, we explore the early women's rights movement and their rejection of traditional gender roles in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States and Great Britain.

The End of Apartheid - South Africa in the 1990s

4. The End of Apartheid - South Africa in the 1990s

In 1948, South Africa began a system of legal segregation known as apartheid. It took 50 years of protests within South Africa and international pressure to bring the racism to an end.

Gay Rights Movement: Timeline & Activism

5. Gay Rights Movement: Timeline & Activism

Through this lesson, you will be given a brief introduction to the gay rights movement, including highlights of important events from the last 50 years. When you are through with the lesson, you can test your new knowledge with a quiz.

The Role of Organizations in Human Right Protection

6. The Role of Organizations in Human Right Protection

In this lesson, we will learn about the role of human rights organizations, such as the United Nations. We will identify how they help promote human rights on a global scale, and we will discover some of the challenges facing these types of organizations.

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