Causes and effects of 20th Century wars: Graded student examples

Paper Two essays will usually expect students to either analyse one or two Twentieth Century Wars linked to one of the themes on the prescribed content. If it is two wars the question may also specify that the wars are from different regions.

1. Graded student examples with one case study

To what extent was ideology the cause of one Twentieth Century war? .

To what extent did foreign intervention determine the outcome of one twentieth century civil war?

With reference to one guerrilla war, evaluate the impact of guerrilla tactics in determining the outcome of that war

With reference to the effects of one 20th Century War, discuss the successes and failures of peacekeeping.

With reference to the effects of one 20th century war, discuss the changes in the role and status of women.

2. Graded student examples with two case studies

Compare and contrast the role of technology in determining the outcome of two wars.

Discuss the effects of the peacemaking processes that followed two 20th century wars.

Compare and contrast the effects of peacemaking after two 20th century wars.

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