IGCSE History
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Exams and Revision

IGCSE Term 5        January - April        Year 11

Key Questions Focus Points
How effectively did the USA contain the spread of Communism?    How successful was the USA in the  Korean War?
How successful was US policy during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
Why did the USA fight and lose the Vietnam War?
End of Unit Test (8) Cuban Missile Crisis and Vietnam War
How secure was the USSR's control over Eastern Europe 1948-1989?  Why was there opposition to Soviet control in Hungary in 1956 and Czechoslovakia in 1968, and how did the USSR react to this opposition?   
How similar were events in Hungary in 1956 and in Czechoslovakia in 1968?  
Why was the Berlin Wall built in 1961?  
What was the significance of 'Solidarity' in Poland for the decline of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe? 
How far was Gorbachev responsible for the collapse of Soviet control over Eastern Europe? 
End of Unit Test (9) Soviet Control of Eastern Europe 1956-91
Non-examined work - The Cold War’s Legacy

What has happened since the end of the Cold War?