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  • To analyze the short and long term causes of WWI

  • To explain the role of technology and tactics in WWI

  • To explain and evaluate the reasons for the Armistice and the impact of WWI

Paper 2: Causes, Practices and Effects of WWI

  • Long Term Causes- Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism and Nationalism

  • Short Term Causes- Assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the July Days

  • Practices- Tactics, Weapons, Developments in Warfare, Events on the Western, Eastern and Southern Fronts

  • Effects- Impact on Eastern Europe, Germany, Independence movements and empires

  • Student essays

  • Mock IA

  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

4

  • To analyze the short and long term causes of WWII

  • To explain the role of technology and tactics in WWII

  • To explain and evaluate the reasons for Allied victory and the impact of WWII

Paper 2: Causes, Practices and Effects of WWII

  • Long Term Causes of the War in Europe- Depression, Policies of the British and French and the Actions of Nazi Germany

  • Short Term Causes of the War in Europe- Munich Conference, Polish Guarantee and the Invasion of Poland

  • Practices of the War in Europe- Tactics, Weapons, Developments, Events on the Western, Eastern and Southern Fronts

  • Long Term Causes of the War in Asia- Japanese Militarism and Depression

  • Short Term Causes of the War in Asia- Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere, Pearl Harbor

  • Practices of the War in Asia- Tactics, weapons, developments, the Pacific War and Atomic bombs

  • Effects of WWII

  • Student essays

  • Military Strategic Review presentations

  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

8

  • To analyze the short and long term causes of Wars in China, Algeria and Kuwait

  • To explain the role of technology and tactics in wars in Algeria, China and Kuwait

  • To explain and evaluate the reasons for the outcomes of these wars and their significance in history

Paper 2: Causes, Practices and Effects of Wars of Decolonization

  • 3 stages of decolonization: independence, who rules and post-decolonization

  • Guerilla warfare

  • Algeria and China- Causes, practices and effects

  • The Gulf War- Causes, practices and effects

  • Student Essays

  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

2

  • To analyse the reasons for the origins of the Cold War

  • To evaluate who was to blame for the Cold War

Paper 2: Cold War Origins

  • Ideological differences

  • Mutual suspicion and fear

  • From wartime allies to post-war enemies

  • Mock IAs

  • Student Essays

  • Student Presentation of Mock IA

  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

2

  • To understand the nature of the Cold War and apply this understanding to various Cold War conflicts

Paper 2: Cold War Nature

• Ideological opposition

• Superpowers and spheres of influence

• Alliances and diplomacy in the Cold War

Student Essays and Presentations


  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

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  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

6

  • To explain the reasons why the Cold War spread to Asia, Africa and Latin America from European origins

  • To analyse Cold War developments and their impact

Paper 2: Cold War Development

• Global spread of the Cold War from its European origins

• Cold War policies of containment, brinkmanship, peaceful

coexistence, détente

• Role of the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement

• Role and significance of leaders

• Arms race, proliferation and limitation

• Social, cultural and economic impact

Student Essays


  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

4

  • To explain why the USSR had lost control of Eastern Europe by 1989

  • To analyse the reasons for the collapse of the USSR in 1991

Paper 2: Cold War End

• Break-up of Soviet Union: internal problems and external

pressures

• Breakdown of Soviet control over Central and Eastern Europe



  • Textbook

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  • Powerpoint

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  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

8

  • To develop source skills and apply them to Paper 1 content

  • To analyse and evaluate the challenges faced in China, USSR, Poland, Czechoslovakia and East Germany

Paper 1: Communism in Crisis 1976-1989

• the struggle for power following the death of Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Hua Guofeng

(Hua Kuo feng), the re-emergence of Deng Xiaoping (Teng Hsiao-p’ing) and the defeat of the Gang of

Four


• China under Deng Xiaoping: economic policies and the Four Modernizations

• China under Deng Xiaoping: political changes, and their limits, culminating in Tiananmen Square

(1989)

• domestic and foreign problems of the Brezhnev era: economic and political stagnation; Afghanistan



• Gorbachev and his aims/policies (glasnost and perestroika) and consequences for the Soviet state

• consequences of Gorbachev’s policies for Eastern European reform movements: Poland—the role of

Solidarity; Czechoslovakia—the Velvet Revolution; fall of the Berlin Wall.


  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

12

  • To evaluate the domestic policies of Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon

  • To evaluate the policies of Conservatives and Liberals in Canada in the 1950’s, ‘60’s and ‘70’s.

  • To explain the causes and effects of the Quiet Revolution on Canada

  • To understand and explain the political developments in Latin America between 1945 and 1979

Paper 3: Political Developments in the Americas 1945-79

• United States: domestic policies of Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy

• Johnson and “the Great Society”; Nixon’s domestic reforms

• Canada: domestic policies from Diefenbaker to Clark and Trudeau (both were prime ministers in 1979)

• Causes and effects of the Silent (or Quiet) Revolution

• Populist leaders in Latin America: rise to power; characteristics of populist regimes; social, economic

and political policies; the treatment of opposition; successes and failures (suitable examples could be

Perón, Vargas or any relevant Latin American leader)

• The Cuban Revolution: political, social, economic causes; impact on the region

• Rule of Fidel Castro: political, economic, social and cultural policies; treatment of minorities; successes

and failures

• Military regimes in Latin America



  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

8

  • To understand the impact of the Truman Doctrine and McCarthyism on US Cold War policies

  • To analyse and evaluate US policies in Asia and Latin America during the Cold War

  • To explain the impact of the Cold War on Chile

Paper 3: The Americas and the Cold War

• Truman: containment and its implications for the Americas; the rise of McCarthyism and its effects on

domestic and foreign policies of the United States; the Cold War and its impact on society and culture

• Korean War and the United States and the Americas: reasons for participation; military developments;

diplomatic and political outcomes

• Eisenhower and Dulles: New Look and its application; characteristics and reasons for the policy;

repercussions for the region

• United States’ involvement in Vietnam: the reasons for, and nature of, the involvement at different

stages; domestic effects and the end of the war

• United States’ foreign policies from Kennedy to Carter: the characteristics of, and reasons for, policies;

implications for the region: Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress; Nixon’s covert operations and Chile;

Carter’s quest for human rights and the Panama Canal Treaty

• Cold War in Chile: reasons for foreign and domestic policies and their implementation


  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki

12

  • To examine and evaluate the achievements and challenges of the USA between 1980 and 2000

  • To analyse and evaluate the restoration of democracy in Latin America

  • To evaluate the impact of Globalization on the USA

Paper 3: The Americas 1980-2000

• The United States, from bipolar to unilateral power: domestic and foreign policies of presidents such

as Reagan, Bush, Clinton; challenges; effects on the United States; impact upon the hemisphere

• Restoration of democracy in Latin America: political, social and economic challenges (suitable

examples could be Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay)

• Globalization and its effects in the USA: social, political and economic

• Revolution in technology in the USA: social, political and economic impact such as the role of the media and the

Internet


• Popular culture in the USA: new manifestations and trends in literature, films, music and entertainment

• New concerns in the USA: threats to the environment; health



  • Textbook

  • YouTube Clips

  • Powerpoint

  • Prezi

  • Socrative Quiz

  • Course Wiki


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