This new title offers comprehensive coverage for the new 2008 specifications, from the First World War to George W Bush.
Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts, a study skills section for exam preparation and a companion website with visuals to support learning.
Study and examination skills
1 The United States 1917-2008: A synoptic overview
2 Boom and Bust: the United States, 1917-1933
3 FDR and the New Deal, 1933-1945
4 US foreign policy, 1917-1945
5 The USA and the Cold War in Europe, 1945-1991
6 The USA and the Cold War in Asia, 1945-1973
7 Civil Rights, 1865-1992
8 US domestic history, 1945-1969
9 From Nixon to George W. Bush, 1969-2008
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.