Cambridge International AS Level History is a suite of three books that offer complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS Level History syllabus (code 9389). This comprehensive Teacher's Resource CD-ROM is written by an experienced teacher and examiner and provides comprehensive support for the three associated coursebooks. Teaching ideas offer help with lesson planning; worksheets with associated answers save precious time in preparing and setting homework; and further exemplar exam questions for all papers offer support to teachers to help students attain highly. The resource also offers further guidance on syllabus and assessment and provides answers to all questions and activities contained in the Coursebooks.
Table of ContentsInternational History - Introduction; 1. International relations in an age of imperialism 1871–1918; The 'scramble for Africa'; The emergence of the USA as a world power; The emergence of Japan as a world power; The alliance system in Europe; 2. International relations in an age of uncertainty 1919–33; The peace settlements of 1919–20; Attempts to improve international relations; Problems in Europe 1919–33; American foreign policy; 3. International relations in an age of extremism 1919–39; Mussolini's foreign policy; Civil war in Spain; Hitler's foreign policy; The road to war; 4. China and Japan in an age of development 1919–45; The implications of the 'warlord era' 1916–28; The Kuomintang and its aims; Support for communism in China; Japan and military dictatorship during the 1930s; 5. The search for international peace and security 1919–45; The origins and aims of the League of Nations; The organisation of the League of Nations; The successes and failures of the League of Nations; The origins and aims of the United Nations; 6. Examination skills; What skills will examiners be testing and how?; Knowledge and understanding questions; Analysis and evaluation questions; Source-based questions; Examination technique; Index; Acknowledgements. History of the USA - Introduction; 1. Origins of the Civil War 1846–61; Sectional tensions in the United States; The outcomes of the war with Mexico; The Compromise of 1850 and its breakdown; The 1860 presidential election; The beginning of the Civil War in April 1861; 2. The Civil War and Reconstruction 1861–77; Four years of the Civil War; Impact of the Civil War; Aims and outcomes of Reconstruction; How successful was Reconstruction?; 3. Expansion of US power in the 19th and 20th centuries; Expansion in North America 1840s–1890s; Central America and the Caribbean 1840–1930; Relationship with Europe 1840–1930; US relations with China, Japan, the Philippines and the Pacific Islands; 4. The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era 1870s–1920s; Industrial expansion in the 1870s and 1880s; Economic and social consequences of rapid industrialisation in the late 19th century; Aims of the Progressive Movement 1890s–1900s; The Progressive Movement – success or failure?; The presidency of Woodrow Wilson 1913–21; 5 The Great Crash, the Great Depression and the New Deal 1929–41; Causes and impact of the Great Crash and the Great Depression; Strategies for domestic problems by Hoover and Roosevelt in the 1930s; Opposition to the New Deal; Roosevelt – a great American president?; 6. Examination skills; Introduction; What skills will be tested in examination?; Analysis and evaluation questions; Source-based questions; Examination technique; Index; Acknowledgements. European History - Introduction; 1. The French Revolution and Napoleon 1789–1804; The aims and domestic problems of French politicians 1789–95; The instability of French governments 1791–95; Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power; Napoleon's domestic aims 1799–1804; 2. The Industrial Revolution c.1800–50; Causes of the Industrial Revolution by 1800; What factors encouraged and discouraged industrialisation from 1800 to 1850?; The social effects of the Industrial Revolution on different classes; The political effects of the Industrial Revolution up to 1850; 3. Liberalism and nationalism: Italy and Germany 1830–71; The rise of nationalism in Germany and Italy; Prussia and the unification of Germany; Italian leaders and the unification of Italy; 4. The origins of the First World War; The development of the alliance system; Militarism and the naval race; Instability in the Balkans; Reasons for the outbreak of war in 1914; 5. The Russian Revolution 1905–17; Russia at the beginning of the 20th century; The causes and immediate outcomes of the 1905 Revolution; The strengths and weaknesses of Romanov rule 1906–14; The causes of the February Revolution in 1917; The Bolsheviks' rise to power