AQA GCSE History Revision Guide - Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972: Part One

AQA GCSE History Revision Guide - Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972: Part One

Revision guide for the new AQA GCSE History specification Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972. The revision guide specifically focuses on part one: The Origins of the Cold War. The topics considered are: • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. ��� The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
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AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. •The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
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Communism, Capitalism and The Origins of the Cold War

Communism, Capitalism and The Origins of the Cold War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the differences between communism and capitalism. Explain the reasons why communism took hold in Russia. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the differences between communism and capitalism lead to the Cold War?
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The Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference

The Yalta Conference and Potsdam Conference

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the key agreements at both the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences. Explain how and why Yalta and/or Potsdam can be considered a success. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the conferences affect the relationships between the USSR and the West?
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The Manhattan Project, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and The Atomic Bomb

The Manhattan Project, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and The Atomic Bomb

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the dropping of the atomic bomb. Explain the impact of the USA’s possession of the bomb on superpower relations. Lesson Objective: how far did the events of 6th and 9th August 1945 change the world?
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The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan

The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the key features of the Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan. Explain how and why US foreign policy changed in the 1940s. Lesson Objective: how far did US foreign policy impact on superpower relations?
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The Berlin Blockade, Berlin Airlift and NATO

The Berlin Blockade, Berlin Airlift and NATO

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Describe the events of the Berlin Blockade and Airlift. Explain the attitude of the Western Allies and the USSR towards Berlin post-World War Two. Lesson Objective: how far did the events in Berlin affect superpower tensions?
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Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Assessment

Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War Assessment

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension between East and West, 1945–1972 - The Origins of the Cold War • The end of the Second World War: Yalta and Potsdam Conferences; the division of Germany; contrasting attitudes and ideologies of the USA and the USSR, including the aims of Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt, Attlee and Truman; effect of the dropping of the atom bomb on post-war superpower relations. •The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry: Soviet expansion in East Europe; US policies; the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan, their purpose and Stalin’s reaction; Cominform; Comecon; Yugoslavia; the Berlin Blockade and Airlift.
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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Fedualism

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Fedualism

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism • Constraints on kingship: the barons’ dissatisfaction with King John’s rule and its resolution; Magna Carta, its terms and its short and long-term impact. •The origins of parliament: issues between King Henry III and his barons; the role of Simon de Montfort; the Provisions of Oxford and the Parliament of 1265 and their short and long-term impact. •Medieval revolt and royal authority: the social, economic and political causes of the Peasants Revolt; actions by rebels and government; impact of the Peasants’ Revolt.
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AQA America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality: Post-War America

AQA America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality: Post-War America

AQA GCSE History: America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality • Post-war American society and economy: consumerism and the causes of prosperity; the American Dream; McCarthyism; popular culture, including Rock and Roll and television. • Racial tension and developments in the Civil Rights campaign in the 1950s and 1960s: Segregation laws; Martin Luther King and peaceful protests; Malcolm X and the Black Power Movement; Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968. • America and the ‘Great Society': the social policies of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson relating to poverty, education and health; the development and impact of feminist movements in the 1960s and early 1970s, including the fight for equal pay; the National Organisation for Women, Roe v Wade (1973), the Supreme Court ruling on equal rights (1972) and opposition to Equal Rights Amendment.
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The Significance of Magna Carta

The Significance of Magna Carta

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism Describe the short-term and long-term impact of Magna Carta. Explain how and why the Magna Carta was significant. Lesson Objective: to what extent was Magna Carta a significant point in History?
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The Red Scare in the USA during the 1920's

The Red Scare in the USA during the 1920's

AQA GCSE History: America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality Describe The Red Scare. Explain the consequences of The Red Scare. Lesson Objective: how far did The Red Scare impact American Society in the 1920’s?
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Power and the People: The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism

Power and the People: The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism Describe how power and authority had changed between 1200-1381. Explain the impact of events on the relationships of power and authority between 1200-1381. Lesson Objective: to what extent did power shift in the Middle Ages?
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Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Assessment

Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Assessment

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism • Constraints on kingship: the barons’ dissatisfaction with King John’s rule and its resolution; Magna Carta, its terms and its short and long-term impact. •The origins of parliament: issues between King Henry III and his barons; the role of Simon de Montfort; the Provisions of Oxford and the Parliament of 1265 and their short and long-term impact. •Medieval revolt and royal authority: the social, economic and political causes of the Peasants Revolt; actions by rebels and government; impact of the Peasants’ Revolt.
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AQA GCSE History Revision Guide-Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day: Part One

AQA GCSE History Revision Guide-Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day: Part One

Revision guide for the new AQA GCSE History specification Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day. The revision guide specifically focuses on part one: The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism. The topics considered are: • Constraints on kingship: the barons’ dissatisfaction with King John’s rule and its resolution; Magna Carta, its terms and its short and long-term impact. •The origins of parliament: issues between King Henry III and his barons; the role of Simon de Montfort; the Provisions of Oxford and the Parliament of 1265 and their short and long-term impact. •Medieval revolt and royal authority: the social, economic and political causes of the Peasants Revolt; actions by rebels and government; impact of the Peasants’ Revolt.
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King Richard II, Wat Tyler and the Peasants' Revolt of 1381

King Richard II, Wat Tyler and the Peasants' Revolt of 1381

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - The Middle Ages: Challenging Authority and Feudalism Describe the Peasants’ Revolt. Explain how and why the peasants revolted. Lesson Objective: what was the main cause of the Peasants’ Revolt?
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