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It's official! We have moved to our new District website, now located at acpsd.net. Please take a moment to visit and explore our new online home for updated information on all items related to Aiken County Public Schools.
 
As a reminder, our individual school web pages will continue to link back to School Fusion (hosted at this site) until the start of the new school year when all school-related pages will make the transition to our new web platform.
 
Thank you for your continued interest in and support of Aiken County Public Schools, and welcome to acpsd.net!  
This page is currently under construction. Please check back frequently to see the new resources we add.
GED Social Studies Resources

2014 Social Studies GED Overview 
 
Content Knowledge Area I: Civics and Government (50% of Test)

Three Branches of Government Video 
Executive Branch Video
Judicial Branch
Legislative Branch
 
Videos on the three branches of government and 
the responsibilities of the state, local, and  federal
levels. 

Politics and Government
International Relations
Citizens and Government
 
A collection of reading selections (from McGraw-
Hill) on Civics and Government. 
Content Knowledge Area 2: United States History (20% of Test)

A New World (1000–1776)
A New Nation (1775–1860)
A Nation Divided (1860–1877)
Industrial America (1865–1901)
A New World Power (1898–1945)
Postwar and Contemporary America (1945–present)
 

A collection of brief articles (from McGraw-Hill) on
US History topics found in the 2014 Social Studies
GED.

Colonialism 
The Revolutionary War 
The Civil War 
World War II
 
Videos on US History topics covered on the 2014 
Social Studies GED. 
Content Knowledge Area 3: Economics (15% of Test)
A collection of brief articles (from McGraw-Hill) on
economics topics found in the 2014 Social Studies
GED.
Content Knowledge Area 4: Geography & the World 
The World in Spatial Terms
Places, Regions, and Physical Systems
Human Systems, the Environment, and Society
Uses of Geography

A collection of brief articles (from McGraw-Hill) on
geography  topics found in the
2014 Social Studies 
GED.
 

Beginnings and Early Civilizations
Feudalism to Nation State (1000 BCE–1770)
The Age of Revolution (1750–1914)
Half-Century of Crisis (1900–1945)
The Twentieth Century and Beyond (1945–present)
 
A collection of brief articles (from McGraw-Hill) on
world history topics found in the 2014 Social Studies 
GED.
Social Studies Extended Response Tutorials
Social Studies Extended Response Tutorial 
A lengthy video tutorial on how to respond to 
the Social Studies extended response items. 
 
 
Social Studies  Practice Tests
      LearningExpress Library Practice Tests and Tutorials    
A guide (with screenshots) on accessing the free
LearningExpress Library GED Social Studies practice
tests and tutorials. Users will need a valid email address  
to register. Accessing this resource outside of the ACPS      
​network may require a valid library card.     
 

McGraw Hill GED Practice Test 
 
A free 25-question GED practice test from McGraw Hill. 
Official GED Practice Test 
An online GED Social Studies practice test from the GED
Testing Service.
 
Last Updated: 1/11/15