Graded student essays for Authoritarian States
Paper Two essays will expect students to analyse one or two authoritarian states on a topic inked to one of the themes on the prescribed content. If two examples are required these will need to be from different regions.
- To what extent was the role of propaganda used to consolidate and maintain one authoritarian state. (Stalin)
- ‘Authoritarian states always achieve social and cultural aims.’ With reference to one state, discuss this claim. (Nasser)
- Examine the impact of the foreign policy of two authoritarian states on the maintenance of power in those states. (Hitler and Mao)
- Compare and contrast the impact on women of the policies of two authoritarian states, each chosen from a different region. (Hitler and Mao)
- To what extent was authoritarian control achieved in two 20th-century states? (Hitler and Castro)