About This Chapter
Role of New York in Shaping the U.S. - Chapter Summary
How much do you know about New York State and its role in shaping the United States? This chapter can help you find out! Review entertaining lessons designed to enhance your understanding of the state's history, responsibilities and other important facts. Study these lessons anytime, day or night, to suit your busy schedule. Once finished, you should be prepared to do the following:
- Explain basic facts and share the timeline for New York State's history
- Describe the rights and responsibilities of New York State's residents and government as detailed in its constitution
- Discuss the role New York State played in the American Revolution
The resources in this chapter make it easy for you to ensure you understand New York's role in shaping the United States. Study this concept by reviewing lessons anywhere you can access the Internet via your computer, smartphone or tablet. When you're ready to test your understanding of this chapter's lessons, feel free to take short multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam. Also, be sure to submit any questions you have about lesson topics to our experts.
1. New York State History: Facts & Timeline
New York State has played a central role in both North American and world affairs for the past three centuries. In this lesson, we'll explore the three distinct phases in New York's history, including its emergence as one of the most important regions in the world from the 1900s through today.
2. New York State Constitution: Rights & Responsibilities
When it was approved over 200 years ago, the New York State Constitution outlined the government and structure of one of the original members of the 13 colonies. Composed of 20 Articles, it outlines the rights and responsibilities of both citizens and government, which you can read about in this lesson.
3. The Role of New York in the American Revolution
In this lesson we will look at the role New York played throughout the American Revolution. We will highlight key themes and developments that relate to New York during this time.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the NYSTCE Multi-Subject - Teachers of Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2)(211/212/245): Practice & Study Guide course
- NYSTCE Information Resources
- Language Processing & Development
- Language Teaching Strategies for Diverse Students
- Teaching Phonics, Phonemic Awareness & Fluency
- Teaching the Foundations of English Language Arts
- Teaching Word Recognition in Early Childhood
- Strategies for Vocabulary Instruction
- Language Knowledge & Vocabulary
- Teaching Reading Comprehension in Early Childhood
- Teaching Literacy with Informational Texts
- Early Childhood Writing Development & Instruction
- Promoting Literacy Through Listening
- Early Childhood Reading Issues & Interventions
- Language Arts Assessments in Early Childhood
- Math Instruction & Assessment in Early Childhood
- Teaching Numbers in Early Childhood Education
- Basic Mathematical Operations & Conversions
- Ratios, Rates & Proportional Relationships
- Measurement & Geometry
- Data, Statistics and Probability
- Scientific Inquiry & Investigation
- Physical Science Basics
- Scientific Concepts for the Living Environment
- Use of Engineering & Design in Scientific Learning
- Major U.S. Historical Events
- Geography Concepts
- Human Population Distribution Patterns
- Relationship Between Economics, Government & Politics
- Rights & Responsibilities of Citizenship in the U.S.
- Social Studies Research Skills
- Visual Arts Techniques
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Health, Safety & Community Awareness
- Physical Development & Activities in Early Childhood
- Understanding Childhood Development & Care
- Consumer Economics & Personal Resource Management
- Career Development Resources
- NYSTCE Multi-Subject - Teachers of Early Childhood Flashcards