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History A2 Level at Notre Dame Catholic College

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A2 Course Unit 3 Topics to be studied and content: Option C: The United States: Challenged and Transformed C2: The United States, 1917-54: Boom, Bust and Recovery
The economy of the United States in the 1920s.
Political and social tensions, 1917-33: the Ku Klux Klan; Prohibition and organised crime; immigration policy; the Red Scare.
Opposition to Roosevelt as President, 1933-45.
The USA, 1941-54: the impact of war and the significance of anti-communism. Unit 4 A coursework assignment on a hundred year study of History.


Unit 3 Exam length: 2 hours You will be required to answer: One question in Section A out of a choice of two (30 marks)
One question in Section B out of a choice of two (4o marks) Unit 4 CW41: Germany United and Divided, 1890-1991
Focus: Germany´s changing relationship with her European neighbours over the period and the impact on Germany of two world wars and of the influence of the Soviet Union. Content: Germany’s involvement in World War One and its consequences
The rise and fall of Nazism in Germany
The partition of Germany and the contrasting development and foreign relations in East and West Germany
The reasons for the reunification of Germany in 1991 Students complete two questions based on this content.

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Last updated date: 10 July 2015

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