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GED Social Studies For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-119-02984-7
264 pages
September 2015
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with the GED Social Studies Test 5

Chapter 1: Taking a Quick Glance at the GED Social Studies Test 7

Chapter 2: Preparing for the GED Social Studies Test 15

Chapter 3: Taking a Social Studies Diagnostic Test 27

Chapter 4: Succeeding on the GED Social Studies Test 55

Part II: Enhancing Your Social Studies Skills 65

Chapter 5: Reading and Understanding Social Studies Passages 67

Chapter 6: Understanding and Applying Key Social Studies Concepts 81

Chapter 7: Applying Mathematical Reasoning to Social Studies 99

Part III: Nurturing Your Knowledge: History, Civics, Economics, and Geography 111

Chapter 8: Brushing Up on Civics and Government 113

Chapter 9: Looking Back at U.S. History 127

Chapter 10: Shaking the Money Tree: Economics 145

Chapter 11: Traveling through Time and Space with Social Studies Lessons 161

Chapter 12: Writing a First‐Class Extended Response 175

Part IV: Testing Your Social Studies Knowledge and Skills 191

Chapter 13: Taking a Social Studies Practice Test 193

Chapter 14: Answers and Explanations for the Social Studies Practice Test 221

Part V: The Part of Tens 229

Chapter 15: Ten More Ways to Prep for the GED Social Studies Test 231

Chapter 16: Ten Skills to Master for the GED Social Studies Test 237

Index 247

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