Modern World History
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Unit 1: International relations: Conflict and Peace in the Twentieth Century
20th century depth studies
Hitler’s Germany, 1929–1939
Depression and the New Deal : The USA, 1929–1941
Race Relations in the USA, 1955–1968.
The USA and Vietnam : Failure Abroad and at Home, 1964–1975
Britain: The Challenge in Northern Ireland, 1960–1986
The Middle East, 1956–1979.
Historical Enquiry: British History
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Unit 1 Peace and War: International Relations 1900–91
Section 1 Why
did war break out? International rivalry 1900–14.
Section 2 The peace settlement: 1918–28. (Also see this page)
Section 3 Why did war break out? International relations 1929–39.
Section 4 How did the Cold War develop? 1943–56.
Section 5 Three Cold War crises: Berlin, Cuba and Czechoslovakia c1957–69.
Section 6 Why did the Cold War end? The invasion of Afghanistan (1979) to the collapse of the Soviet Union (1991).
Unit 2 Modern World Depth Study
Unit 3 Modern World Source Enquiry
Option 3A War
and the transformation of British society c1903–28
Option 3B War and the transformation of British society c1931–51
Option 3C A divided union? The USA 1945–70
Unit 4 Representations of History
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Core Content: Aspects of International Relations, 1919–2005
Section A : The Inter-War Years, 1919–1939
Part 2: Studies in Depth
Depth Study 11 Germany,
Depth Study 12 Russia, 1905–1941
Depth Study 13 The USA, 1919–1941
Depth Study 14 Mao’s China, c.1930–1976
Depth Study 15 The Causes and Events of the First World War, 1890–1918
Depth Study 16 End of Empire, c.1919–1969
Depth Study 17 The USA, 1945–1975: Land of Freedom?
Part 3: British Depth Study
Key Question: How was British society changed, 1890–1918?
Key Question: How far did British society change, 1939–1975?
Part 4: Historical Enquiry
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