Our GED Social Studies Classes make it easy and quick for you to study history. As you may know, history requires you to read a lot of materials. We’ve summarized what you need to study by squeezing them all in short videos that you can watch online.

Too busy to study? In case you don’t have the time to read history books, our GED Social Studies Online Classes are the perfect way to study. There’s nothing over 16 minutes. You can quickly watch our social studies online lessons anywhere you are, whether at work or at home as long as you have an internet connection. The videos are on YouTube, so you can also save them for offline viewing.

Find the subject boring? Our GED-Social-Studies -Classes-Online takes the boredom out of studying the subject. Not only are videos brief enough to finish in one sitting, but they’re also told in an interesting way. Watching the online lessons we have gathered will feel like listening to a quick, but fascinating story. It also comes with visuals to make each lesson easy to understand. All difficult terms have been broken down for you.

What’s in the GED Social Studies Test?

The GED social studies test is a single section test. You will be given 70 minutes to finish it. While it seems shorter compared to the other subjects (Math, Science and Reading Through Language Arts), the amount of topics you need to study covers a wide range of focus areas.

Specifically, you need to study for these topics:

1. United States History

  • Key historical documents that have shaped American constitutional government
  • Revolutionary and Early Republic Periods
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Civil Rights
  • European settlement and population of the Americas
  • World Wars I & II
  • The Cold War
  • American foreign policy since 9/11

2. Geography and the World

  • Development of classical civilizations
  • Relationships between the environment and societal development
  • Borders between peoples and nations
  • Human Migration

3. Civics and Government

  • Types of modern and historical governments
  • Principles that have contributed to the development of American constitutional democracy
  • Structure and design of the United States government
  • Individual rights and civic responsibilities
  • Political parties, campaigns, and elections in American politics
  • Contemporary Public Policy

4. Economics

  • Key economic events that have shaped American government and policies
  • Relationship between political and economic freedoms
  • Fundamental Economic Concepts
  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Consumer economics
  • Economic causes and impacts of wars
  • Economic drivers of exploration & colonization Scientific and Industrial Revolutions

Now that you know the topics you need to start studying for GED Social Studies, you may get started reviewing for the subject by watching our online lessons below. Enjoy!

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