GCSE Modern World History Dynamic Learning 1 - International Relations 1900-2005

GCSE Modern World History Dynamic Learning 1 - International Relations 1900-2005

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By (author) Ben Walsh, By (author) Esther Arnott, By (author) Neil Thompson

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  • Publisher: HODDER EDUCATION
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 151mm x 198mm x 22mm | 244g
  • Publication date: 25 December 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 034099049X
  • ISBN 13: 9780340990490
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 1,545,266

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This series provides eLearning activities to support all the GCSE Modern World History specifications. They are closely allied to the OCR, AQA and Edexcel Modern World History textbooks by Ben Walsh but can be used alongside any coursebook to enrich and vary the learning experience.

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Ben Walsh is an experienced Modern World History teacher and trainer, a best selling textbook author and a BETT award winner for his work using digital technology to teach history.

Table of contents

Europe in 1914 1 What did Europe look like in 1914? 2 How Europe became an armed camp 3 Make your own summary presentation 4 Balance of power Teacher's notes The road to war 1 The Alliances and the Balance of Power 2 What if ...? 3 The crisis staircase 4 The slide to war Teacher's notes The Paris Peace Conference 1 The mood in 1919 2 What did the leaders of the Great Powers want? 3 Who said what about whom? 4 The mood in 1919 5 Wilson's aims in 1919 Teacher's notes The Treaty of Versailles 1 The terms of the Treaty 2 What did the Big Three think of the Treaty? 3 How did the Germans react to the Treaty? 4 Why did the Big Three not get what they wanted? 5 Why did Germans react so angrily to the Treaty? Teacher's notes Verdicts on the Treaty of Versailles 1 Views on the Treaty: How the cartoonists saw it 2 Views on the Treaty: Then and now 3 How has History judged the Treaty? 4 Can you balance the Versailles story? 5 Were the peacemakers all very stupid men? Teacher's notes Aims and Methods of the League 1 Video: the aims and methods of the UN 2 Researching the aims and methods of the League of Nations 3 Make your own film about the League 4 What are the similarities between the League and the UN? Teacher's notes Organisation and structure of the League 1 What was going through the minds of the leaders after World War 1? 2 The beginnings of the League 3 Comparing your League with the League of the 1920s 4 What were the strengths and weaknesses of the League 5 Moral persuasion Teacher's notes America and the League of Nations 1 The American decision making process 2 Could Wilson convince the Senate to join the League? 3 What were Harding's arguments for isolationism and normalcy? 4 Source analysis: what do contemporary cartoons reveal about America and the League? Teacher's notes The Corfu Incident 1 The League's work in the 1920s: a map of Europe 2 Tell the story of the League in Corfu 3 What happened next? Hypothesising what will happen to the League 4 Why did the League fail in Corfu? Teacher's notes The Depression 1 The impact of the financial crisis in today's world 2 What can we learn from today's financial crisis about the impact of the 1929 crash? 3 The Battle of Cable Street and the rise of nationalism and protectionism 4 Make your own radio broadcast 5 How would you improve the student's book Teacher's notes The Manchurian crisis 1 What happened in Manchuria? 2 Investigate David Low's cartoon and bring it to life 3 Improve David Low's cartoon Teacher's notes The Abyssinian crisis 1 Decoding a cartoon about Abyssinia 2 The Abyssinian Crisis, what decisions will you make? 3 Explain Hoare's decisions in a news broadcast Review 3 What were the strengths and weaknesses of the League Teacher's notes The Agencies of the League of Nations 1 The world after WW1 - why was peace not people's only priority? 2 Design the rooms for each Agency of the League in its Geneva HQ 3 Making the news 4 Guide a VIP around the League's HQ Teacher's notes Overall judgements about the League of Nations 1 Put the events to do with the League of Nations into chronological order 2 Can you explain clearly why the League failed? 3 Complete a visual essay Teacher's notes How did the British see Hitler in 1933? 1 Hitler in 1933 2 A source investigation 3 Do these sources help to explain why Britain took so long to stand up to Hitler? Teacher's notes Hitler's Foreign Policy 1933-39 1 Europe in 1933 2 Politicians under pressure 1933-37 2 Politicians under pressure 1933-37 Alternate version 3 Crisis point 1938-39 3 Crisis point 1938-39 Alternate version 4 Chamberlain returns home Teacher's notes The 1930s in cartoons 1 Hitler's policies 1933-38 2 Put the cartoons in sequence 3 Tell the story 4 Working with cartoons - decode the message rather than tell the story Teacher's notes The world in 1945 1 The wartime view: Friends and allies 2 The wartime view: other perspectives 3 What lay behind the suspicions? 4 Yalta and Potsdam - who was thinking what? 5 Can we find the roots of the Cold war in 1945? Teacher's notes The Cold War develops 1946-48 1 A view from 1947 2 Stalin in action: Eastern Europe 1945-48 3 1946: Reactions to Soviet policy 4 1947-48: The Truman show - your chance to be President 5 A view from 1947: Revisited Teacher's notes The Cold War develops 1948-49 1 Germany 1949 2 Why did the West invest so much time and effort into Berlin in 1948-49? 3 1949: What a year! 4 Aces High: Who was to blame for the Cold War? 5 Blowing the examiner's mind: Interpretations of the Cold War Teacher's notes The Korean War 1 Korea 1950: Why were the Americans concerned? 2 Harry and friend 3 What was the Korean War like? 4 How many minutes to Doomsday? Teacher's notes The Berlin Wall 1 Who was Peter Fechter? 2 The Berlin Wall story: Why did Peter Fechter die? 3 How many minutes to Doomsday? Teacher's notes The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 1 The Cuban Crisis 1962: How do we know this was serious? 2 Excomm's advice: What would you have done? 3 The Cuban Crisis: What happened when (Quick version) 4 The Cuban Crisis: What happened when (Detailed version) 5 The Cuban Crisis: Winners and losers 6 How many minutes to Doomsday? Teacher's notes Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War 1 Cold War Connections: Eastern Europe 2 Hungary 1956 and Czechoslovakia 1968: How similar were they? 3 Gorby and Reagan 4 The fall of the wall 5 How many minutes to Doomsday? Teacher's notes Afghanistan 1 Would you have gone into Afghanistan? Part 1 2 Would you have gone into Afghanistan? Part 2 3 Afghanistan: The USSR's Vietnam? 4 How many minutes to Doomsday? Teacher's notes The Cold War in the media 1 The wartime legacy 2 The US media and the Cold War 3 The US film industry and the Cold War 4 Soviet cartoons and the Cold War 5 Set this year's cartoon question Teacher's notes The Cold War: Nuclear politics 1 Hiroshima 1945 2 The nuclear age 1945-63 3 Nuclear timeline Teacher's notes The Cold War: Words and terms 1 What does detente mean? 2 Choose your own Cold War term(s) Teacher's notes The Vietnam War 1 How US got involved 2 Guerilla tactics and US tactics 3 The My Lai massacre Terrorism -The propaganda and information war 1 Anti terrorist material 2 The propaganda / information war: The IRA 3 The propaganda / information war: The IRA and PLO 4 The propaganda / information war: Al-Qaeda 5 Government actions in the propaganda / information war: Al-Qaeda and militant Islamists 6 How similar are terrorist organisations? Teacher's Notes Government action on Terrorism 1 Get tough or talk? 2 The British government vs the IRA 3 Israel vs the PLO 4 The USA and its allies vs al-Qaeda 5 Get tough or talk? Writing it up. Teacher's Notes Is terrorism effective? 1 Of course terrorism is effective! 2 The British government vs the