Praxis II Social Studies (5081) Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Questions for the Praxis II (5081) Content Knowledge Exam

Questions for the Praxis II (5081) Content Knowledge Exam will provide you with a detailed overview of the Praxis 5081, so you know exactly what to expect on test day. We’ll take you through all the concepts covered on the test and give you the opportunity to test your knowledge with practice questions. Even if it’s been a while since you last took a major test, don’t worry; we’ll make sure you’re more than ready!

Cirrus Test Prep’s Praxis II Social Studies (5081) Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Questions for the  Praxis II (5081) Content Knowledge Exam includes:

A comprehensive REVIEW of:

United States History
  • North America before European Contact
  • Colonial North America
  • Revolution and the Early United States
  • Civil War, Expansion, and Industry
  • The United States Becomes a Global Power
  • Postwar and Contemporary United States
  • World History
  • Early Civilizations and the Great Empires
  • World Religions
  • Feudalism through the Era of Expansion
  • Armed Conflicts
  • Global Conflicts
  • Post-Cold War World

  • Political Theory
  • Constitutional Underpinnings of the US Government
  • Structures and Powers of the Federal Government
  • American Political Systems
  • Comparative Politics and International Relations

  • What is Geography?
  • Human Characteristics of Place
  • Economic Patterns
  • Political Geography
  • Human-Environment Interaction
  • Movement

  • Fundamental Economic Concepts
  • Types of Economic Systems
  • Supply and Demand
  • Elasticity
  • Factors of Production
  • Behavior of Firms
  • Types of Markets
  • Government Intervention
  • Macroeconomics

  • Social Perspective and Methods of Inquiry
  • Culture, Socialization, and Social Organization
  • Social Hierarchy
  • Social Change, Movement, and Demography

  • Lifespan Development
  • Learning, Memory, and Cognition
  • Personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Motivation and Stress

…as well as TWO FULL Praxis II Social Studies Content Knowledge practice tests.

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