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Leaders and nations: essay writing exercises and essay plansStudents will be choosing their own examples on which leaders and nations to include in their essays, and so essay frames here provide a general... more
1. Impact of leaders on the Cold War21 April 2019
Below are some different activities that you can do for this theme - using your knowledge of events post 1945 to compare the impact of different leaders on the course and development of the Cold War. more
3. Nations affected by Cold War tensions: Egyptfree21 April 2019
This page examines the economic, social and cultural impact of the Cold War on Egypt during the rule of Nasser.Guiding questions:What political reforms did Nasser implement in Egypt? more
2. Theme 2 - Leaders and Nations (ATL)free21 April 2019
This theme covers the following prescribed content:Students can use their knowledge of what they have covered under Theme 1 of this topic to help them analyse the impact of the different leaders (see... more
2. Nations affected by Cold War tensions: Cuba 21 April 2019
Cuba works well as an example of a country whose economic, political, social and foreign policies were impacted by Cold War superpower rivalry.Castro's rise to power and rule is covered in more detail... more
4. The Great Depression in Canada20 April 2019
The Depression that started in the US spread to many countries; Canada – with its strong economic ties to the US suffered particularly badly. Between 1929 and 1939, the Gross Domestic Product fell 40%... more
The Depression had profound political, economic and social consequences for the US. This page examines the impact of the economic crisis on society, and the legacy of the New Deal on the political and... more
4. Populist leader: Juan Perónfree18 April 2019
This page examines the rise and rule of Juan Perón who was elected President of Argentina three times. Alongside his wife, Eva, he created a controversial political movement known as Peronism which... more
Case Study Topic 10: Mao (ATL)free17 April 2019
Case Study: Mao ZedongThe ATL on this page are for students to investigate the key themes connected with Mao's rise and consolidation of power and the nature of his rule.The key details of Mao's rule... more
After defeating the GMD, Mao still had to consolidate his power and to create a communist state in a country that was devastated from years of civil war and from fighting the Japanese; central government... more