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GCSE - Cold War Revision sheets

GCSE - Cold War Revision sheets

Very detailed revision sheets for GCSE History - all exam boards on the Cold War. Designed to help GCSE History students achieve the highest grades.

By Morma

Ho did the Khmer Rouge treat the Cambodian people?

Ho did the Khmer Rouge treat the Cambodian people?

In April 1975 the Khmer Rouge assumed control of Phnom Penh and immediately implemented policies including forced relocation of locals, identifying and killing particular groups of people including the educated and members of Lon Nol's army, forced work programs, expulsion of people of Vietnamese ethnicity, the use of starvation and torture as means of social control. This source-based activity is designed for NSW students of the Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace & Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

AQA History Paper 1 Full Guidance and Question Structure Strips

AQA History Paper 1 Full Guidance and Question Structure Strips

These are updated following response from AQA to confirm queries on structure. Hours of work, checked with the exam board and all yours for a measly fee. Check out the Paper 2 Guidance on the link below or look at emjank to find the companion. Also only £2. For Paper 2 see : https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-history-paper-2-full-guidance-and-question-structure-strips-11694999

By kimi2301

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did the US lose the Vietnam War?

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did the US lose the Vietnam War?

Card starter categorising reasons for loss into either US failures or success of the VC, group information poster task on the relative significance of key factors (one factor per group: impact of My Lai, protest movement etc), mind map creation using the group posters, continuum group task on relative importance of factors to the US loss, individual judgement on the most significant factor, essay planning (optional) or essay homework and model answer built in: “The main reason that the USA failed to win the war in Vietnam was the tactics of the Vietcong”. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. (16 marks + 4 SPaG)

By LauraMeadowcroft

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did protests increase against Vietnam in the 1970s

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did protests increase against Vietnam in the 1970s

Two lesson sequence: Reasons for opposition ranking starter, case study on Kent State University (video and pictures), data collection task on Kent State, case study on the Fulbright hearings (worksheet and video), discussion of presidential power (link to Donald Trump), video on Watergate and information on hand out, essay planning session around this question: “The Fulbright hearings were the most significant factor in increasing opposition to the Vietnam War���. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer (16 marks). Post-it plenary on most significant reason for opposition.

By LauraMeadowcroft

Why was the Battle of Khe Sanh so important?

Why was the Battle of Khe Sanh so important?

Considered to be the most significant U.S. battle during the Vietnam War, the Battle of Khe Sanh was carefully planned and executed by the U.S. Army against the Army of North Vietnam. However, the U.S. understood that their position in Khe Sanh was not sustainable and they feared that the area would be their Dien Bien Phu. this prompted a strategic withdrawal. This source-based task is designed for NSW students of the Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course Peace and Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

How important was General Vo Nguyen Giap in leading North Vietnamese forces?

How important was General Vo Nguyen Giap in leading North Vietnamese forces?

General Vo Nguyen Giap was a talented military leader. He organised the Viet Minh and North Vietnamese Armies into effective fighting forces, he ensured that the Ho Chi Minh Trail was maintained and reinforced, he understood the effectiveness of guerrilla warfare, he planned the Tet Offensive and used French and U.S. weaknesses against them. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace and Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods