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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Liberalism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Liberalism

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about equality? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about freedom? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about human nature? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about social justice? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Liberalism disagree about the state?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Constitution & Federalism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Constitution & Federalism

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE US POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which the checks and balances of the US Constitution are still effective today. Evaluate the extent to which the process of amendment works well. Evaluate the extent to which the US constitution is past its use by date. How far was New Federalism successful in achieving its objectives? The three branches of government have failed to protect constitutional rights in recent years. How far do you agree? To what extent has the federal government’s influence over the states increased since 2008?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Elections & Voting
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Elections & Voting

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10 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which national party conventions still play a meaningful role in presidential elections. Evaluate the view that the Electoral College should be abolished. Evaluate the view that the method for nominating presidential candidates is in need of reform. How far do the televised debates during the campaign continue to have a significant role? How far is incumbency the most important factor in determining the outcome of Presidential elections? To what extent does public participation in the presidential nomination process hinder democracy? To what extent should the Electoral College be replaced with a national vote? To what extent to the strengths of the Electoral College outweigh its weaknesses? To what extent to the strengths outweigh the weaknesses of the primary process? To what extent was the economy the most important factor in the outcome of the 2012 and 2016 elections?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Conservatism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Conservatism

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9 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about hierarchy and authority? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about human nature? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about libertarianism? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about paternalism? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about pragmatism? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about the state? To what extent to the three strands of Conservatism disagree about tradition and organicism?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Congress
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Congress

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. Includes comparison between UK and US political systems. ******FIND PART TWO OF US CONGRESS ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Analyse the difference in the way legislation is passed in the US Congress and the UK Parliament. Cambridge Evaluate the extent to which Congress is significantly less effective when different parties control its two chambers. Congress has become the least powerful branch of government. Discuss. Does the House of Representatives carry out its representative role more effectively than the Senate? Evaluate the extent to which Congress is significantly less effective when different parties control its two chambers. Evaluate the extent to which members of Congress are more concerned with local issues than national or international issues. Evaluate the extent to which the exclusive powers of the Senate are significant.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Presidency
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Presidency

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11 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Assess the significance of the Executive Office of the President. Evaluate the extent to which the label imperial presidency is an appropriate description of the executive branch under Bush and Obama. Evaluate the extent to which the power of the president is affected by the strength of his electoral mandate. Evaluate the extent to which the President can get his way in Congress. Presidential careers can never live up to expectations. Do you agree? There are no effective checks on Presidential power. Do you agree? To what extent can the President control foreign policy. To what extent is the cabinet significant in the Executive branch. To what extent is the modern presidency an imperial presidency. To what extent is the power to persuade the president’s most important power? Weak at home, strong abroad. Discuss this view of the power of the president.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Supreme Court
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Supreme Court

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12 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which race-based affirmative action has failed. Evaluate the extent to which racial equality has been advanced in the 21st Century. Evaluate the extent to which the Roberts court has witnessed a revival of Conservative activism. Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court is a political rather than a judicial institution. Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court is now an imperial judiciary. Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court should interpret the Constitution and its amendments by establishing their original meaning. Evaluate the view that the US constitution ensures Civil Rights are effectively protected by the Supreme Court. Judicial activism cannot be justified. Discuss. To what extent does the Supreme Court have too much power as an unelected body? To what extent have Supreme Court justices reflected the political views of the presidents who nominated them? To what extent is “post-racial America” true? To what extent is race an important issue in US politics?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Prime Minister & Cabinet
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Prime Minister & Cabinet

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which PMs can effectively dictate events and determine policy. Evaluate the view that Prime Ministers are able to dominate the UK political system. How far is collective responsibility still important in the UK executive? To what extent do current affairs hinder Prime Ministerial power? To what extent has prime ministerial power grown in recent years? To what extent is individual ministerial responsibility still important in the UK executive?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Political Parties
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Political Parties

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5 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which two party dominance has declined in the UK. Evaluate the view that a political party’s success is down to its leadership. Evaluate the view that all main UK parties support liberal ideas. Evaluate the view that the mandate given to parties to fulfil their manifesto is too restrictive. Small political parties are having an increasingly important impact on UK politics. Do you agree?
A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1629-1649
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A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1629-1649

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8 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******PART TWO FOR 1629-1649 FOLLOWING SOON Between 1629 and 1649 the people of the people grew enormously. Assess the validity of this view. Charles I was responsible for his own downfall. How convincing is this view. Puritans had good reason to believe that James and Charles were supporting Catholicism between 1618-1640. The actions of Charles I meant that no settlement could be reached, how convincing is this view. The financial weakness of the English crown since 1618 undermined Charles’ attempts to rule without Parliament. Agree or disagree. The Irish Rebellion of 1641 was due to the failure of Stuart rule since 1603. Agree or disagree. The Levellers were never a real threat to the leadership of the NMA. Agree or disagree. The main reason for the outbreak of the Civil War in England in August 1642 was the increasing support for the King from May 1641.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Socialism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Socialism

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9 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about collectivism/cooperation? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about common humanity? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about equality? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about social class? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about human nature? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about the state? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Socialism disagree about common ownership?
A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1603-1629 (PART ONE)
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A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1603-1629 (PART ONE)

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PART TWO FOLLOWING SOON… 8 detailed essay plans including points, evidence and analysis: Evaluate the extent to which James I was more effective than Charles I in handling finance How far was James I a more successful king than Charles I How far were ideas of privilege and prerogative to blame for the breakdown in crown and Parliament relations to 1629 The reign of Charles I was very different to James I To what extent did religious divisions threaten the state 1603-1629 To what extent did the political nation undermine attempts at financial reform ‘Early 17thC monarchs had very limited powers.’ Assess validity of this view. How effective was opposition at altering the monarch’s religious policy 1603-1629
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Feminism
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Feminism

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7 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about the economy? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about equality and difference? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about** human nature**? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about patriarchy? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about sex and gender? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about society? To what extent to the three strands of Feminism disagree about the state?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Democracy & Participation
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Democracy & Participation

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which democratic rights are effectively protected by the UK’s constitutional arrangements. Evaluate the extent to which reforms to the political system have improved the UK. Evaluate the extent to which rights are effectively protected by the UK’s constitutional arrangements. Evaluate the various ways in which rights are protected in the UK. Evaluate the view that the UK is suffering from a participation crisis. The UK Parliament is no longer a truly representative body. How fare do you agree with this statement?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Parliament
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Parliament

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3 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the effectiveness of the House of Lords. The House of Commons is a more effective institution than the House of Lords. Do you agree? To what extent does UK Parliament fulfil its functions?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Executive/Three Branches
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - UK Executive/Three Branches

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Evaluate the extent to which the Supreme Court can control governmental power. Evaluate the view that the balance of power between the three branches has markedly shifted towards Parliament. Judicial independence is a cornerstone of the UK constitution. Do you agree? To what extent does UK Parliament fulfil its functions. To what extent have civil liberties in the UK been eroded. To what extent is the judiciary able to protect the rights of the individual.
A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1774-1789
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1774-1789

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******PART TWO FOR 1774-1789 FOLLOWING SOON Before 1789 Louis XVI was an absolute monarch. Do you agree? How important a factor was the decision to go to war against Britain in 1778 to the coming of the French Revolution? The actions of the Parisian crowds was the most important cause of political change between July and October 1789. Do you agree? The Assembly of Notables met in 1787 due to the financial crisis. Do you agree? The discontent of the Third Estate was vital in bringing about a crisis in French government before the Estates General in 1789. Do you agree? The government of the Ancien Regime in France had more strengths than weaknesses. Do you agree?
A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1629-1649
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A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1629-1649

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8 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support and analysis. ******PART TWO FOR 1629-1649 FOUND ON PROFILE The main reason for the outbreak of the Civil War in England in August 1642 was the increasing support for the King from May 1641. The revocation of the Act of No Addresses was most important in turning the Army on Parliament. To what extent did division between Parliament and the army lead failure of settlement by 1649? To what extent was Charles demand for unquestioning support the reason for failure? To what extent was the financial crisis caused by the need for modernisation? To what extent was the power of the monarchy reduced by the need to call Parliament? To what extent were individuals responsible for the failure of the Long Parliament to negotiate with the king? To what extent were the regicides reluctant.
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Political Parties
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - US Political Parties

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND PART ONE FOR US POLITICAL PARTIES ON MY PROFILE How far is the theory of party decline accurate? To what extent are the two major parties ideologically distinct? To what extent do interest groups dominate US politics? To what extent do parties still have the ability to control candidates? To what extent do US pressure groups concentrate, rather than disperse, political power? To what extent have the two main parties become ideologically distinct from one another?
A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Voting Behaviour
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Voting Behaviour

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3 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE POLITICS A-LEVEL ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE Class is no longer the key factor in predicting voting behaviour. How far do you agree? Rational choice is the most important factor in determining how people vote in the UK. How far do you agree? The press can influence the outcome of UK elections. How far do you agree?