Essay: Compare and contrast the domestic policies of Stalin and Hitler
Essay: Discuss the view that the economic policies of Lenin were a betrayal of Marxism.
Spanish Civil War
HL: Mussolini’s foreign policy
Essay: Analyse the reasons for, and the importance of, foreign intervention in the Spanish Civil War.
Essay: “Mussolini’s foreign policy between 1922 and 1941 was inconsistent and unsuccessful.” To what extent do you agree with this statement?
International Relations 1926-1936:
HL: Hitler’s foreign policy; appeasement
May 2010 paper 1 document question
Essay: “The policy of appeasement was a major cause of the outbreak of war in 1939.” To what extent do you agree with this statement?
Origins of the Cold War
Breakdown of wartime alliance
Cold War in Europe to 1955 (Warsaw Pact)
Berlin crisis 1958-61
HL case study - Impact of Great Depression on Germany
Essay: By what methods, and with what results, did the USSR impose control on Eastern Europe between 1945 and 1956?
Essay: Analyse the consequences of the Great Depression on Germany
Spread of Cold War beyond Europe; roles of Stalin and Khruschev
Wars in Korea and Vietnam
HL: Khruschev: destalinization and domestic policies
Essay: Compare and contrast the causes and the consequences of the wars in Korea and Vietnam.
Essay: For what reasons, and with what results, was Khrushchev successful in the power struggle after Stalin’s death in 1953?
In depth study of Mao and the Chinese Civil War/Revolution, Nature of Mao’s China, domestic policy
Presentation: Allocated choices:
EITHER “The success of guerilla movements depends on the leader’s ability to maintain discipline and the support of their followers”. Assess the validity of this statement with reference to the Chinese Civil War 1946 – 1949
OR Compare and contrast Hitler’s and Mao’s economic policies
OR Assess the extent to which Mao modelled China on Stalin’s USSR.