Ch 35: Praxis Middle School Social Studies: History of Slavery

About This Chapter

Review information about the history of slavery throughout the world by studying this chapter. A clear understanding of this topic will help prepare you for the Praxis Middle School Social Studies exam.

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: History of Slavery - Chapter Summary

This chapter focuses on the history of slavery, dating from ancient Greece to America in an attempt to prepare you for pertinent questions on the Praxis Middle School Social Studies test. The following aspects of the history of slavery will be detailed in this chapter's lessons:

  • Ancient Greece and early slavery
  • African slave trade and colonial America
  • The Middle Passage
  • America, Britain, Africa, and the use of the Triangular Trade

As you view these brief video lessons, take note of the highlighted terminology which may prove beneficial on the multiple-choice questions of the exam. Taking the self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson will help you be more prepared to answer the exam's questions.

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: History of Slavery Chapter Objectives

The Praxis Middle School Social Studies exam has approximately 18 questions that relate to world history. This test is meant to determine how familiar you are with the information you will have to teach in a middle school social studies class. The exam itself has 90 selected-response questions, and 3 constructed-response questions. The purpose of this chapter is to refresh important background information about slavery and its history throughout the world so you will be able to successfully answer any related questions this Praxis exam may ask. By studying these lessons and taking each lesson's interactive quiz, you should be familiar enough with this topic to confidently answer any pertinent questions the exam may pose.

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