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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 … Continue reading

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The Cold War in Europe.

Hello Everyone! We are now looking into the conflicts of the Cold War in detail. We shall be starting with the conflicts in the East first since this topic will be the set topic for Paper 2 in the International … Continue reading

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Essay Writing!

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1st Term Exam – SENIOR 1

Hello Everyone! Here’s a detail of what you should study for the 1st term exam.    A. Long Term Causes of WW1: Imperialism, alliances, Franco Prussian War, characteristics of the empires and unification of Germany and Italy.   B. Short … Continue reading

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The Berlin Blockade

Hi Everyone! Today, we shall work on the 1st conflict of the Cold War: The Berlin Blockade. There are FOUR links providing different types of information. The idea is that you read through the articles, sources and watch the videos … Continue reading

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The Outbreak of the Cold War.

Who could have imagined that shortly after WW2 ended and Hitler was finally defeated a new and different kind of war would start? Our first topic this year is the causes of the Cold War. Can you think of any … Continue reading

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The Korean War.

A great lecture on the Korean War, summarises the whole conflict in 16 minutes. Amazing! As you listen to the lecture, answer the following questions. They will help you to focus on the most important details. Answer the questions on … Continue reading

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Life in Eastern Europe, 1945 – 1989.

Switching sides: defections at the Olympics. The difficulty of life under the communist regime between 1945 and 1989 has been reflected in countless examples, the most striking one of them probably being related to the building of the Berlin Wall … Continue reading

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Nazi Germany Form

Dear All, Please, complete this form choosing TWO topics that you would like to work on about Nazi Germany. I think it would be wise to choose according to your interests and not according to your friends in the group. … Continue reading

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The Paris Peace Conference.

It must be a peace without victory… Victory would mean peace forced upon the loser, a victor’s terms imposed upon the vanquished. It would be accepted in humiliation, under duress, at an intolerable sacrifice, and would leave a sting, a … Continue reading

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