New Videos Added – USA Section

Two new documentary videos on the Civil Rights Movement and on Martin Luther King have been to the USA section.

You can find the new videos here -
USA – Racial Conflict

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Homework 09/09/2014

5th Year

Ordinary Level
Write a paragraph on the following
1. What was the ‘Iron Curtin’ and where did the term come from?
2. What was the Truman Doctrine?
3. What was the Marshall Plan?
4. What caused the Berlin Blockade and how did the Americans defeat the Blockade?

Higher Level
1. Outline the approach of the American government in dealing with the Soviet Union after WW2
2. How did the USA government help the European economy after WW2 and how successful was its strategy?
3. What caused the Berlin Blockade and how was it defeated?
4. To what degree was the USA responsible for the Korean War?

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Homework 3/9/14

4th Year

5th Year

Ordinary Level
Page 135
Comprehension
Questions 1-14

Higher Level
Page 136
Contextualisation
Q. 3
‘What was the origin of the Bus Boycott in Montgomery and how did it progress?’

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Topics for 2015 and 2016 Leaving Certificate Exams

For students sitting the Leaving Certificate Exam in June 2015

Document Based Question – Case Studies (Prescribed Topic):

Pursuit of Sovereignty and the Impact of Partition 1912-1949

Optional Topics:

Politics and Society in Northern Ireland 1949-1993

Dictatorship and Democracy in Europe 1920-1945

The United States and the Wider World 1945-1989

 

For students sitting the Leaving Certificate Exam in June 2016

Document Based Question – Case Studies (Prescribed Topic):

Dictatorship and Democracy in Europe 1920-1945

Optional Topics:

Pursuit of Sovereignty and the Impact of Partition 1912-1949

Politics and Society in Northern Ireland 1949-1993

The United States and the Wider World 1945-1989

 

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2014 Exam Papers Added

2014 Higher Level and Ordinary Level Exam papers for Leaving Cert History have been added here -

2014 Exam Papers

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New daily record

The website had a new daily record on Tuesday 10th June with 5,101 hits. In total just under 8,000 hits were recorded on 10th and 11th June.

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Advice No.5

Answer the question you are asked.

Read the question and make sure you understand what you are being asked to do.

What is the topic?
What are you asked to do with the topic?
Is there a timeframe?
Is there anything that you must include?
Is there anything that is excluded?

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