WJEC GCSE History: The Development of the USA 1930-2000

WJEC GCSE History: The Development of the USA 1930-2000

By: John Wright (author), Steven Waugh (author), R. Paul Evans (series_editor)Paperback

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Updated for the 2013 Specification. Written by experts and endorsed by WJEC, this series gives students in-depth topic-focused content and structured support with exam skills for WJEC GCSE History. This series for WJEC GCSE History has been written to encourage students to achieve their best. It does this by combining detailed narrative and a rich variety of sources with a highly structured approach to gradually developing students' skills in answering exam-style questions as they work through the course. - Allows students to gain a good knowledge and understanding of the content by outlining and examining the key issues of the GCSE history topic in turn. - Develops students enthusiasm for learning the topic through a variety of activities designed to engage and motivate them. - Helps student feel secure in how they will be assessed by providing dedicated support in how to answer different exam-style questions, including exam-model answers, exam tips and commentary. The Development of the USA 1930-2000 This title focuses on the key trends and turning points that have affected the development of the USA between 1930-2000. It considers the developments, events and personalities which have shaped the recent history of the USA.

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Steve Waugh taught history at all levels for over thirty-five years at an inner city comprehensive school and a small private school. He has written history textbooks for several leading publishers. John Wright is an experienced author of GCSE textbooks. Series editor: Paul Evans is an experienced Head of History.

Contents

Introduction Section A: Changing life in the USA, 1929-2000 Chapter 1 What were the main influences on American life between 1929-1945? Chapter 2 What were the main political and economic developments in the USA after 1945? Chapter 3 What were the main social developments in the USA from 1945-2000? Section B: Changing attitudes to the race issue in the USA, 1929-2000 Chapter 4 Why was there so much racial inequality in the USA between 1929 and 1945? Chapter 5 Why was it difficult for black Americans to gain equal rights in the 1950s and 1960s? Chapter 6 How much progress has been made by black Americans since the 1960s? Section C: The USA and the wider world, 1929-2000 Chapter 7 How and why did US foreign policy change between 1929 and 1945? Chapter 8 How and why was the USA involved in the Cold War? Chapter 9 What role has the USA played in the search for world peace since 1970? Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/03/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781444112191
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9781444112191
  • weight: 491
  • ISBN10: 1444112198

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