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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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AS HISTORY QUESTIONS

Why did industrialisation lead to challenges to political structures? Provide examples in your answer. The focus should be on the challenges and not on the actual changes. There were two main elements to the challenges. The first was the growth … Continue reading

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The Berlin Blockade.

The consequences of the Berlin blockade were far reaching and were to dominate European politics for the next forty years. Pesident Truman was under no illusion that the Blockade had been a test of strength, designed by Stalin to see … Continue reading

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Histagrams: What History Would Look Like If It Was Posted On Instagram

HISTAGRAMS : History depicted as Instagrams his·to·ry (noun) : the study of past events, particularly in human affairs. in·sta·gram (noun) : an online photo-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures, apply digital filters to them, and … Continue reading

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The Roaring 20s in USA.

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” The 1920s in USA in a nutshell.  Watch the following presentation on the 1920s in USA and group the concepts presented here according to the following headings:  ECONOMY … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War.

Hello Everyone! Here’s some food for thought for our next topic: the Vietnam War. http://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_klein_photos_that_changed_the_world#t-143401 Here’s the lecture for our note taking exercise:    El Símbolo de la Guerra de Vietnam.   Vietnam War from lennyambrosini Source Analysis on the … Continue reading

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A crushed American Dream.

After watching “The Immigrant” we shall be reading on immigration in USA in the 1920s. Immigration was one of the aspects were intolerance was at its most visible. In class, we’ll read pages 286 to 289 and then in groups … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Before we plunge into de Cuban Missile crisis itself, it’s important to know  the situation in Cuba before the crisis and most importantly, the pre existing relationship between Cuba & the US. As you watch take down the names of … Continue reading

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The Romanovs in Russia.

In this last term, we will study the Romanov dynasty, the last Tsarist dynasty in Russia. To start, you are going to work in groups analysing the main characteristics of Russia and the work of Alexander II. Below are your … Continue reading

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Education and the Industrial Revolution.

What is the heritage of the Industrial Revolution to us today as regards Education? Do yuou believe that Education should stick to its old ways or should it embrace change?  

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