This book focuses on the content topics and critical thinking skills needed to pass the GED Social Studies test. Two-page lessons cover a brief summary of each social studies topic, step-by-step guided practice, and practice questions. Lessons include interpreting maps, graphs, editorial cartoons, famous speeches, and primary and secondary source documents, and identifying enduring issues. Important key vocabulary is called out and defined. Four units focus on Civics and Government, U.S. History, Economics, and Geography & the World. There are a total of five extended response prompts and close to 200 practice questions.