International School History - European Schools - S6 4 hour option

S6 4hr History Last update - 29 June 2014 Official European School History S6 Syllabus: English, French, German
Unit 3 - 1921-1934: Boom and Bust
Key Questions Lessons Additional materials and external links
What were the immediate consequences of the Paris Peace Treaties?

 

People's Century documentary video - Lost Peace.
Extract from Culpin and Henig - Modern Europe. Chapter 10 - Peacemaking. (pp. 151-163) 
What was the impact of the Treaty of Versailles on Germany? Walsh GCSE Modern World History 88-90

Supplementary worksheet

What were the other Paris peace treaties and what consequences did they have?

Walsh GCSE Modern World History 92-96 A fling the teacher quiz that includes 90 possible questions.

 

Who was Adolf Hitler and what did the Nazis stand for in the 1920s? Walsh GCSE Modern World History 148-50

BBC Video shown in lesson on Hitler's background

Worksheet

 

Hitler's rise to power dramatic reconstruction.
John D Clare - Nazi Party 1919-29
What is fascism?

Worksheet

Extract from Robert Pearce Fascism and Nazism. 
Video on Italian Fascism in Colour.

Video on Fascism today.

 

How did the Bolsheviks retain their power? How does the state control people? PowerPoint.

Coercion, persuasion and consent - how did the Bolsheviks consolidate their power (worksheet)

Summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE.

Walsh 117-125 GCSE Modern World History

Graham Darby extract - How did the Bolsheviks retain power?

On why the Bolsheviks won the civil war see: summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE.

Walsh 120-122 GCSE Modern World History 
Extract from Peter Oxley - Russia 1855-1991.

Michael Lynch extract on Lenin's developing economic policy. Video on Russia 1917-24.

 

Why did Stalin succeed Lenin? Table for of main contenders for power after Lenin. Video on Stalin's rise to power.

Walsh GCSE Modern World History 126-7 Summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE.

Stalin's rise to power diagram.
Write your own source based exam paper.
Stephen Lee essay on why Stalin succeeds Lenin.

 

Jim Grant explains the historiography of Stalin's Rise to Power.
John D Clare on Stalin's rise to power with links.
 

Video - dramatic reconstruction of Stalin's rise.

 

What was the American boom of the 1920s and why did it happen? Video on Henry Ford's revolution of the car industry.

Worksheet - What factors caused the boom?

Walsh GCSE Modern World History 182-90. On American international isolationism see pages 228-30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full length video on the impact of the production line in the world economy of the 1920s and 30s.

How does the US political system work? Information sheet.

BBC Video series 'American Voices'.

 
Alistair Cooke's America is a classic 13 part history of the USA produced in 1972.

Episode 10

To what extent were the 1920s in America 'Roaring? BBC video The Roaring 20s PowerPoint Walsh GCSE Modern World History 194-5.

The dark side of USA 1920s - Summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE and worksheet to be completed. Walsh GCSE Modern World History 196-210.

USA 1920s documentary film making activity

Best student work from 2013

 

Original examples of previous student work for Walsh activity p.165
 

BBC Video series 'American Voices' on immigration, the boom and Black Americans.

 

What caused the Wall Street Crash and how did America respond? Wall Street Crash worksheet. Walsh GCSE Modern World History 211-2.

The New Deal - Summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE Walsh GCSE Modern World History 213-220

BBC video The New Deal

 

 

 

Impact of the Great Depression. Video  from the 1990s documentary series People's Century.

BBC Video series 'American Voices' on the Depression.
 
Alistair Cooke's America is a classic 13 part history of the USA produced in 1972.

Episode 11

What was the Second New Deal and what opposition did Roosevelt face?

How successful was the New Deal?

 
Walsh GCSE Modern World History 221-3

BBC video The New Deal

Evaluative essay and PowerPoint.. Evidence to be added to the table using Walsh and essay.

Walsh GCSE Modern World History 224-6

 

BBC Video series 'American Voices' on the New Deal.
How did Stalin economically and politically transform Russia? Video on Stalin 1929-41 

Summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE.

Walsh GCSE Modern World History 128-32

 

JDC on Collectivisation  and Five Year Plans

JDC on the terror

Who was John Scott and what happened at Magnitogorsk? Worksheet based on John Scott's Behind the Urals.

Video based on the account of American communist John Scott.

 

Striking images and video from 17 moments in Soviet History website - Magnetic mountain.
How did Stalin control the Russian people?  The social impact of Stalin's Russia: Who won? Who lost? Summary sheet taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE.

Walsh GCSE Modern World History 133-36

Jim Grant on who won and lost in Stalin's Russia.

JDC on the social consequences of Stalin

Video on Stalin's Red Terror.

 

Can you understand those who voted for Hitler in 1932? Impact of the Great Depression handout. Hitler and the Nazis 1918-30 extract taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE. Walsh 148-155 GCSE Modern World History

Hitler as an orator activity - worksheets of sources and questions.
Nazi Party meeting 1932 - Empathy activity
Walsh 156-7 GCSE Modern World History

 

 
How did Hitler win power?

Summary diagram explaining outlining the reasons for Nazi success.

Worksheet to be completed evaluating the factors that led Hitler to be appointed Chancellor.

Nazis: A Warning from History Video shown in class. Questions to go with the video.

 

Hitler's rise to power dramatic reconstruction.
SchoolHistory online activity

John D Clare - Nazi Party 1919-29 and How Hitler became Chancellor (limp paper is the 9 point mnemonic for essay purposes - can you reorganize this into 4-5 paragraphs?)

How did Hitler become a dictator? 'Steps to dictatorship' diagram to be filled in.
Six factors that explain how Hitler was able to become a dictator.

Dramatic reconstruction of the Reichstag Fire.

The end of democracy extract taken from James Mason Modern World history to GCSE.
Walsh 158-9 GCSE Modern World History

 

John D Clare - 8 steps to Hitler becoming dictator and interesting summary of why Hitler turned on the SA.
My Reichstag Fire website which includes an article that suggests the Nazis were responsible for starting the fire.
End of Unit Test

 

Timeline of essential events in Unit 3. Only facts on these sheets will be covered in part one (factual recall) of the test.
 
Quiz and advice or try all the questions against the clock.
John D Clare's advice on how to revise for history exam.
BBC Bitesize on Russia, USA and Germany
 

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