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I created and used these resources to get four A*s at A-level. Now you can too!

I created and used these resources to get four A*s at A-level. Now you can too!
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 HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1799-1815
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1799-1815

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******PART TWO FOR 1799-1815 FOLLOWING SOON A complete disaster. Assess the validity of this view of Napoleonic financial and economic policies in the Consulate and Empire. A talented commander and magnetic personality who was destroyed by his inability to face reality. Is this a fair assessment of the Hundred Days? To what extent was the Empire to 1808 valuable? How important was repression to Napoleon’s consolidation of power 1799-1815? How important were administrative reforms in maintaining Napoleon’s control of France in the years 1804 to 1815?
A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1799-1815
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1799-1815

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5 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND PART ONE FOR 1799-1815 ON MY PROFILE How important were repression and immoral methods to Napoleon’s consolidation of power 1799-1804? Propaganda was more important than censorship in Napoleonic France. Assess the validity of this view. The building of an Empire of both annexed territory and satellite states 1799 to 1808 was a triumph for Napoleon. Do you agree? To what extent did Napoleon preserve or destroy the Revolution? To what extent was Napoleon’s defeat 1813-1814 the result of his own mistakes since 1808?
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 - Electoral Systems
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A-LEVEL GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (2017) - essay plans - Electoral Systems

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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 Evaluate the criticisms that have been levelled against the use of referendums in the UK. Evaluate the view for introducing proportional representation for UK general elections. Evaluate the view that compulsory voting should be introduced. Evaluate the view that first past the post should be retained as the UK electoral system. First past the post guarantees a strong and stable government. Do you agree? To what extent do elections enhance democracy? To what extent should referendums be used to settle political issues?
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 FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1795-1799
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1795-1799

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5 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND MORE FRENCH REVOLUTION ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE How successful were the new forms of government set up between 1795 and 1804 in restoring stability to France? Successful in all he did. To what extent is this an accurate view of Napoleon Bonaparte 1795-1799? The survival of the Directory of four years proves its weaknesses were outweighed by its strengths? The French Constitution of Year VIII established autocratic rule and ignored the aspiraions of the revolutionaires of 1789. Do you agree? The sans-culottes risings of 12 Germinal and 1 Prairial 1795 failed because the sans-culottes were a spent force. Do you agree?
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 STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1774-1789
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A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1774-1789

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5 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND PART ONE FOR 1774-1789 ON MY PROFILE To what extent did the Enlightenment challenge the existing order in France? To what extent was France’s financial crisis 1786-1788 due to the failure of controller generals? To what extent was the Paris Parlement important in forcing Louis XVI to agree to summon an Estate’s General? To what extent were Enlightenment ideas influential in France 1788? To what extent were Louis XVI’s ministers responsible for the failure to solve France’s financial problems 1774-1787?
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 - essay plans - 1660-1678
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A-LEVEL HISTORY - essay plans - 1660-1678

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9 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND OTHER STUART BRITAIN ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE How effective was Charles II at dealing with Parliament in comparison to other monarchs? How effective was government in the years 1660 to 1667? How far did Charles II restore the power of the monarchy? How important were divisions in religion 1660-1678? The actions of Charles II undermined stability in Britain 1660-1678. How convincing is this view? The restoration was the result of a craving by the political nation for a return to stable, ordered government. How valid is this view? To what extent did parties emerge in 1660-1678? To what extent was Charles II driven by religious toleration? To what extent was the CABAL and Danby working to establish a pro French, Catholic, absolutist policy?
A-LEVEL HISTORY - essay plans - 1649-1660
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A-LEVEL HISTORY - essay plans - 1649-1660

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8 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND PART ONE FOR 1649-1660 ON MY PROFILE Religious inaction led to the establishment of the major generals. Do you agree? Religious persecution and ethnic cleansing - how accurate is this as a view to Cromwell’s actions in Ireland? The rule of the Major Generals failed because they were widely resented for usurping power from local gentry. How valid is this view? The Rump was dissolved because it failed to act disicively and the Nominated Assembly failed because it was too radical. Do you agree? To what extent did the Civil War cause a revolution in religion? To what extent was Cromwell successful during the Protectorate? To what extent was the Rump successful 1649-1653?
A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1649-1660
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A-LEVEL HISTORY STUART BRITAIN - essay plans - 1649-1660

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8 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******PART TWO FOR 1649-1660 FOLLOWING SOON Cromwell desired a godly society more than personal advancement in the years 1649-1658. Do you agree? Cromwell’s foreign policy was dominated by the desire to gain prestige abroad. How convincing is this view? How effectively did the Rump deal with the problems it faced on its creation? How important was Cromwell in the failure for the search for political stability in the years 1649 to 1660? How influential were religious groups in the years of the Republic? How successful was Cromwell’s British Policy? Lambert had more of an influence on England from 1640 to 1660 than Harrison. Do you agree? Monck restored the monarch. How convicing is this view?
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 HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1792-1795
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1792-1795

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5 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******PART ONE FOR 1792-1795 ON MY PROFILE How successful was the Terror in responding to counter revolution within France by July 1794? The coming of the Terror in September 1793 was the result of the pressures of external war, agree or disagree? The expulsion of the Girondins in May 1793 was the main reason for the breakdown of law and order in France between June and September 1793. Agree or disagree? The sans-culottes were able to increase their influence over French government in September 1792 due to the declaration of war? To what extent did Robespierre dominate French government in 1793?
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 HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1792-1795
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1792-1795

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******PART TWO FOR 1792-1795 FOLLOWING SOON Belief in a republic was the only thing that held the government of the National Convention together between Sept 1792 and January 1793. Do you agree? How far was Robespierre’s unpopularity responsible for the collapse of the Terror after Spring 1794? How far was the development of the Terror in France due to counter-revolution? How important was Robespierre in the development of the Terror 1793-1794? How important was the war against its external enemies in dividing France 1792-1794? How important were religious issues in dividing France 1790-1794?
A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1789-1792
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A-LEVEL HISTORY FRENCH REVOLUTION - essay plans - 1789-1792

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6 detailed essay plans including argument points, evidence to support, analysis and counter arguments. ******FIND OTHER FRENCH REVOLUTION ESSAY PLANS ON MY PROFILE How far was Louis XVI weakened by the actions of the National Constituent Assembly between Aug 1789 and Sept 1791? How important was the behaviour of Louis XVI after his return to Paris in October 1789 in bringing about the fall of the monarch in September 1792? How successful was the National Constituent Assembly in satisfying the demands of the Third Estate between Aug 1789 and Sept 1791? The reforms of the years 1789 to 1792 greatly increased individual rights and liberties in France. Do you agree? To what extent did the Revolution before 1792 divide Frenchmen? To what extent were Louis’ own actions between 1791 and June 1792 esponsible for undermining French constitutional monarchy?
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 - 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?