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IGCSE History Syllabus
The IGCSE history course focuses on 19th and 20th century history, from an international perspective. The course will develop a candidate’s skills to succeed in history, and prepare them directly for the tasks required by the examination board, as well as broadening their overall historical knowledge and understanding of the world. We can offer students help with learning the original course material, revision assistance for their exams, or essay writing help and exam technique. This consists of giving the candidate:
- an ability to recall, select, organise and deploy knowledge of the syllabus content
- an understanding of change and continuity, cause and consequence, similarity and differences in historical scenarios
- an understanding of the motives, emotions, intentions and beliefs of people in the past
- an ability to understand, interpret, evaluate and use a range of sources as evidence, in their historical context.
The candidate will choose either to study the core content of 19th or 20th century history. This is broken down into Core content option A: 19th century, and option B: 20th century.
A Germany, 1918–45
B Russia, 1905–41
C The USA, 1919–41
D China, 1945–c.1990
E Southern Africa in the 20th century
F Israelis and Palestinians, 1945–c.1994
G The Creation of Modern Industrial Society
H The Impact of Western Imperialism in the 19th century (to 1914).
Core Option A: The 19th Century.
- The Development of Modern Nation States, 1848-1914
- Were the Revolutions of 1848 important?
- How was Italy unified?
- How was Germany unified?
- Why was there a civil war in the United States?
- How effectively had Japan modernised itself by 1914?
- What caused the First World War?
Core Option B: The 20th Century.
- International Relations since 1919
- Were the peace treaties of 1919–23 fair?
- To what extent was the League of Nations a success?
- Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
- Who was to blame for the Cold War?
- How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism?
- How secure was the USSR’s control over Eastern Europe, 1948–c.1989?
- How effective has the United Nations Organisation been?
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