Senior 3 work on the Cold War in the East.

This year, the main events developing during the Cold War in Eastern Europe are the set topic for the Source Analysis paper (Paper 2).

Therefore, we are now working on these key events and different groups have been doing research on specific topics and on the testimony of witnesses living through those events.

Below, you will find the presentations made by Senior 3 students plus extra material on each of the topics.

HUNGARY, 1956. 

A Rip in the Iron Curtain: Photos From the Hungarian Revolution, 1956

http://time.com/3878232/the-hungarian-revolution-of-1956-photos-from-the-streets-of-budapest/

 

Czechoslovakia, 1968

 

http://www.mrallsophistory.com/revision/the-origin-and-start-of-the-prague-spring.html

http://www.mrallsophistory.com/revision/czechoslovakia-and-the-prague-spring-1968.html

http://www.mrallsophistory.com/revision/hungary-1956-and-czechoslovakia-1968.html

 

The Berlin Wall, 1961

 

Solidarity

 

This highly recommendable movie on the life of St John Paul II shows the situation in Poland before and during Nazi occupation and later under the communist regime in a very vivid manner.

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