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3. Mongol Military Might and Prowess8 August 2018
The Mongols under Genghis Khan demonstrated an incredible knowledge of military warfare that acutely fused both steppe warfare tactics and techniques inherited and honed over the centuries as well as... more
4. The use of Atomic weapons against Japan7 August 2018
The Second World War finally ended in the Pacific following the US' decision to drop two Atomic bombs on Japan - the first on the city of Hiroshima and the second on the city of Nagasaki. The first explosion... more
On this page you will find sample essays on this topic, written by students and graded by examiners. We have also suggested activities that can be done with these essays.To what extent was the Soviet... more
This page contains a variety of essay writing exercises and essay plans for this topic.Task One: Essay planningIn pairs, plan the following essay: Evaluate the impact of foreign powers on the causes and... more
6. Cold War conflicts in Asia: Videos and activities6 August 2018
On this page you will find videos for Cold War conflicts in Asia along with activities and questions. Other videos can be found on the ATL pages relating to the specific conflicts.This episode gives a... more
5. Afghanistan (1979 - 1992) (ATL)free6 August 2018
This page covers the fighting in Afghanistan that started in 1979 with the Soviet invasion of this country. We have also covered the causes of the conflict in European region Paper 3 Topic 16 ATL: Khrushchev... more
2. The Malayan Emergency (ATL)6 August 2018
This page looks at the causes and development of what the British called The Malayan Emergency. This is an example of a successful campaign against Communist insurgents and thus is a very different story... more
1. The Korean War and its impact (ATL)6 August 2018
There is a lot of overlap in this section with Paper 2 Topic 12 Superpower tensions and rivalries. Also with the American region Topic 16. We will link to these sections where appropriate.Also see the... 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
On this page you will find some suggestions and links to videos that can be used as well as teacher notes with suggestions as to how the videos can be used with students. Questions for each video are... more