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History GCSE Short Course at Prince William School

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AQA Short Course History allows students to continue with the study of the modern world that they have begun in Year 9. It will allow students to develop a further understanding of the issues that shaped the 20th Century. The content: § USA 1919-1941 – What was America like in the 1920s? Was it a land of opportunity? Who were KKK and the Mafia? This course will look at the US after the First World War, the Wall Street Crash and the Depression which followed. § Russia - Why was there a Revolution in Russia, who was Lenin and Stalin? This study will help you to understand the issues that have shaped the world today. Students will sit one terminal exam on the above topics worth 75% of final grade. § Northern Ireland: A study of a modern world conflict considering why troops were sent into Northern Ireland in 1969 and a study of sources based on ‘Bloody Sunday’. This is coursework worth 25% of the final grade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince William School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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