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This page contains a variety of essay writing exercises and essay plans for this topic. You may also want to look at other cold war essay planning activities for Paper 2: Rivalry, mistrust and accord:... more
3. US Foreign policy - Kennedy to Carter (ATL)6 August 2018
The ATL on the page examine the foreign policies from Kennedy to Carter and the impact of these policies on the region.Guiding Questions:What were Kennedy's foreign policy goals?What were the reasons... more
On these pages you can find useful websites for this unit along with historians' texts that students might find enjoyable to develop their understanding further. There are also some suggestions for fiction... more
This topic covers political developments in Latin America after 1945, including the rise to power of new leaders and their economic and social policies.Note that this section is not yet complete; we've... more
This page contains a variety of essay writing exercises and essay plans for this topic.Task One: Essay planningTo what extent did Roosevelt support an isolationist foreign policy with regard to events... more
7. The Second World War and the Americas: videos5 August 2018
Here are some suggestions for videos on this topic along with links to other pages that have relevant videos.The Road to War series is excellent for the build up to war.The Road to War: America is on... more
The economic and diplomatic effects of the Second World War.The Second World War had a profound impact on the economy of the United States and on its diplomatic role in the world. Although Canada's role... more
3. Social impact of the Second World War5 August 2018
The Second World War impacted on the role of women, African Americans and minority groups in America. All groups were involved to some degree in the war effort and this led to changes in their lives -... more
Both Canada and the US were involved in fighting in Europe; Canada from 1940 and the US from 1942. In Asia, Canadian troops were involved in the resistance of Hong Kong. However it was US troops that... more
1. Reactions to events in Europe and Asia, 1933 - 1941free5 August 2018
This page looks at the reasons for US isolationism and the reaction of America to events in Europe and Asia. Also Roosevelt's actions with regard to Latin America.Guiding questions: more