International School History - European Schools - S7 2hr option

S7 History Last update - 21 February 2016 Official European School History S7 Syllabus: English, French, German
Unit 3 - 1964-1973 - Global Cold War
Key Questions Lessons Additional materials and external links
What were the main events in world history 1964-1973 Timeline of essential information. Quiz on the details of the timeline.
How did the USA get involved in Vietnam? Worksheet 1 James Mason Modern World history to GCSE

Walsh 353-355 GCSE Modern World History

 

Video - Cold War episode 11 Vietnam and accompanying website. This includes a transcript of the episode.
What was the Vietnam War like and why did the USA lose? Worksheet 1 James Mason Modern World history to GCSE

Walsh 355-359.GCSE Modern World History

Video on the photography of the Vietnam War: The Camera at War and questions to be answered.

PowerPoints on how the war was fought and why the USA lost.

Video Fog of War
Video - The BBC in Vietnam.
Videos on Ho Chi Minh

BBC Exhibit marks the 40th anniversary of the death of photographer Henri Huet - 11 May 2011. Daily Mail illustrated article in 2013 on Larry Burrows and this Time Life exhibition
 

An outstanding illustrated multimedia essay on the photography of the Vietnam War.

American experience video and website on the My Lai massacre. Extract from Vivienne Sanders 'Fighting and Living in Vietnam'.

Steve Phillips on why the USA failed to win. Edited extract from Kevin Jackson's 2002 article for the Independent on Sunday about the attraction of war movies.

Scene from Apocalypse Now

 

What were the 'Sixties'? Was 1968 the most important year of the century? Worksheet 2 - 1968 Student Protest

Short video on 1960s student movement.

Video - Cold War episode 13 Make Love not War and accompanying website. This includes a transcript of the episode. This episode deals with the wider context of the 1960s.

 

People's Century Video - New Release/Young Blood deals with the 1960s. Website for the series.

 

What was the 1960s women's movement? Worksheet 3

How women were seen in commercial advertising in the 1950s.

Video seen in the lesson on the US women's movement.

Short videos on the second wave of feminism from a European perspective, edited from the People's Century series.

 

Video history of the women's movement. Friedan The Feminine Mystique: Chapter 1 "The Problem that Has No Name".
 
People's Century Video - Half the People. Extended version of film seen in lesson. Website for the series.
What was the LGBT movement and what did it achieve? Worksheet 4

Video - Boys Beware - 1961 anti-homosexual public information film.

Video - The Stonewall Uprising.

Website for the outstanding PBS film - The Stonewall Uprising

Wikipedia on Stonewall.

 

How did the civil rights movement develop in the 1960s? Worksheet 5

Walsh 380-383 GCSE Modern World History 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Episode 13

Excellent Guardian article about the 1968 Olympic black power salute.

The groundbreaking 'Eyes on the Prize' documentary series. See episode 1 The Time Has Come (1964-66)
PBS website for the series
Wikipedia on Eyes on the Prize
What was the 'Prague Spring'? Worksheet 6

Walsh 404-406.GCSE Modern World History

Extract from James Mason Modern World History

Video - Prague Spring extract from Cold War series.

 

Extended extract from Cannon et al. IB 20th century world history course companion in text form and on this website.
 
Video - Cold War episode 14 Red Spring and accompanying website. This includes a transcript of the episode.
Why did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution and what were the consequences? Worksheet 7 from the lesson.

Video extract from the People's Century series. Website for the video.

Edited extract from Michael Lynch's The People Republic of China since 1949 provides a more detailed description of the consequences of the Cultural Revolution.

PBS documentary video dealing with the period 1962-76. (55 minutes)

 

 

 

 

Full Video from the People's Century series. Website for the video.

 


Morning Sun, a film and website about the Cultural Revolution.
 
PBS documentary covers China in the 20th century. Part 2 is relevant.

 

Video - Cold War episode 15 China and accompanying website. This includes a transcript of the episode.
Extract from Jung Chang's Wild Swans with discussion questions. Wild Swans - the story of one girl's experience of growing up during the Cultural Revolution. The only book I have ever ripped in half.
B Test 3

Monday 7th March 2016

Revision quiz
 
Revision quiz
 
 

 

 

About I Contact Richard Jones-Nerzic