Sample Essays

Two new sample essays have been added to the Northern Ireland Section

Sample essays

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Jarrow March – New Videos

Videos from the BBC Documentary Series by Andrew Marr on the History of Britain have been added to the Case Study Page for the Jarrow March. The Videos deal with Britain during the 1930s

A number of other videos dealing with poverty and unemployment in Britain during the 1930s and the hunger marches have also been added

Jarrow March

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Sample Essays

Sample Essays will be added to different topics over the coming weeks

Several Sample Essays have been added to the Dictatorship and Democracy Section here –

http://leavingcerthistory.net/course-topics/europe-1920-1945/sample-essays/

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4th Year Homework 19/11/2014

Higher Level

What political obstacles did Fianna Fail face from 1932-1937 and how did DeValera deal with them?

Ordinary Level

Write two paragraphs on each of the following –
1. The Blueshirts (p.201 & p.202 of the textbook)
2. The 1937 Constitution (p.196 of the textbook)

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Dictionary of Irish Biography

The Dictionary of Irish Biography is now available free to schools (through the Schools Broadband Network). The Biography database contains over 10,000 biographical articles detailing the lives and careers of Irish people who have been involved in all fields of endeavour, including politics, law, religion, literature, journalism, architecture, painting, music, the stage, science, medicine, engineering, entertainment and sport.

This is a valuable resource for anyone considering the biography of a historical figure for their Research Project.

The link below will bring you to the database but can only be accessed through your school if the school uses the Schools Broadband Network.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

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5th Year Homework 24/10/2014

Higher Level

Essay

What was the importance of the following to US foreign policy: Berlin, Korea, Cuba ?

Ordinary Level

Write 2 paragraphs on each of the following

Berlin Blockade
Korean War
Cuban Missile Crisis

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4th Year Homework 23/10/2014

Complete the following questions

Page 161

Criticism
Qs 2, 3, 4

Contextualisation
Q. 5

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