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8. The Second World War and the Americas: Essay frames and writing exercises5 August 2018

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

5. Economic and diplomatic effects of the Second World War5 August 2018

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

2. Involvement and participation of the US and Canada5 August 2018

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

7. The Great Depression and the Americas: essay planning5 August 2018

This page contains a variety of essay writing exercises and essay plans for this topic.Task One: Essay planningIn pairs, plan the following essay. Click on the eye for hints to help you with your planning. more

5. The impact of the Depression on Brazil5 August 2018

The Great Depression severely affected the countries of Latin America; indeed a League of Nations report highlighted Chile, Mexico and Bolivia as countries worst hit by the Depression.The IB recommends... more

5. Post Soviet Russia to 2000 (ATL)5 August 2018

Here are some different activities that you can do for the final part of Section 16 which focuses on the the tumultuous post-Soviet era and the policies of Yeltsin. There is a mixture of starter activities... more

4. Gorbachev (1985 - 1991) (ATL)5 August 2018

Here are some different activities that you can do for this part of Section 16 which focuses on the transformation of the Soviet Union under Gorbachev. There is a mixture of starter activities on this... more