A comprehensive text on American history from this series by teachers and examiners.
Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts and a study skills section for exam preparation.
1 Synoptic Assessment 1776-1992
2 Political Background 1770-1877
3 The West 1800-1900
4 USA 1877-1919
5 USA in 1920s
6 USA in 1930s
7 US Foreign Policy 1898-1945
8 USA and Cold War in Europe 1945-91
9 USA and Cold War in Asia 1945-1975
10 Civil Rights 1900-1992
11 US Domestic Policy 1945-69
12 Nixon to Clinton
Derrick Murphy attended the universities of East Anglia, Birmingham and London and is an Educational Consultant. Formerly editor and contributor of the 'Modern History Review' he has extensive knowledge and experience of educational assessment. He has been Principal Examiner for GCE A level History at AQA, OCR and Cambridge University International Examinations. He has also been involved with assessment at Key Stage 3 and GCSE with AQA and a senior examiner with the International Baccalaureate. He has written specifications and syllabuses for examination boards within the UK but also for Hong Kong, Singapore and South Africa. Kathryn Cooper is Head of History and Politics, Loreto VI Form College, Manchester. Mark Waldron is Housemaster, The Leys School, Cambridge; OCR Reviser for US History (AS and A2)
Synoptic assessment 1776-1992; political background 1770-1877; the West 1800-1900; USA 1877-1919; USA in 1920s; USA in 1930s; US foreign policy 1898-1945; USA and Cold War in Europe 1945-91; USA and Cold War in Asia 1945-1975; civil rights 1900-1992; Truman and Eisenhower's domestic policy 1945-61; Kennedy and Johnson's domestic policy 1961-1969; Nixon to Clinton; social and cultural history 1900-1992.