History

SUBJECT History
TEACHER IN CHARGE
WHAT COURSE DO I FOLLOW? WJEC Aspects of Twentieth Century History
WHAT WILL I STUDY?

HistoryHitler’s Germany 1929 – 47

This will include such topics as:

  • Nazi ideology
  • the rise of Hitler to power
  • life in Nazi Germany
  • the Nazis and the Jews

The United States of America 1910 – 1990

This will include topics such as:

  • the Wall Street Crash
  • the jazz age
  • gangsters in the 1920’s
  • the Movies
  • the Korean War
  • the Vietnam War
  • Civil Rights
  • sport
  • entertainment

DETAILS OF FORMAL EXAMINATION

The final examination will consist of three papers.

CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT

Two assignments which will count for 25% of the final mark, one is 800 words and the other is in the region of 1,500 words.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Use will be made of computers and students will be encouraged to participate in group work, role play and historical simulations.

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