Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): America 1920-1973: Opportunity and Inequality Revision Guide

Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): America 1920-1973: Opportunity and Inequality Revision Guide

By Aaron Wilkes
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Book Description

This America 19201973: Opportunity and Inequality Revision Guide Kindle edition is part of the popular Oxford AQA GCSE History series. Written by our original author team to match the new AQA specification, this guide covers exactly what your students require to succeed in the Paper 1 American Period Study exams.

- Recap key events with clear visual diagrams and brief points

- Apply knowledge with targeted revision activities that tests basic comprehension, then apply understanding towards exam-style questions

- Review and track revision with progress checklists, suggested activity answers and Exam Practice sections

- Step-by-step exam guidance based on the popular 'How to' student book feature

- Examiner Tip features most up-to-date expert advice and identifies common exam mistakes

- Boost student confidence on all AQA GCSE America question types with revision activities such as Interpretation Analysis and Bullet Points

- Perfect for use alongside the Student Book and Kerboodle, or as a stand-alone resource for independent revision.

This revision guide helps your students Recap, Apply, and Review their way towards exam success.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction to this Revision Guide
  • Top revision tips
  • Master your exam skills
    • How to master the ‘interpretation’ questions
    • How to master the ‘describe’ question
    • How to master the ‘in what ways’ question
    • How to master the ‘bullet points’ question
  • AQA GCSE mark schemes
  • America 1920–1973 Timeline
  • Part one: American people and the ‘Boom’
    • 1 The ‘Boom’
      • American politics and society
      • The economic ‘boom’
      • Henry Ford and the motor industry, Stock market boom
      • The inequalities of wealth in the 1920s
    • 2 Social and cultural developments in 1920s America
      • The Roaring Twenties
      • The position of women in society
    • 3 Divided society
      • Prohibition, Organised crime
      • Immigration, The impact of immigration, The immigrant experience
      • Racial tension
      • Rising fear of immigrants, The ‘Palmer Raids’ and the ‘Red Scare’, The case of Sacco and Vanzetti
  • Part two: Bust – Americans’ experiences of the Depression and the New Deal
    • 4 American society during the Depression
      • The Wall Street Crash
      • The impact of the Great Depression on people’s lives
      • The 1932 presidential election
    • 5 The effectiveness of the New Deal
      • The New Deal
      • The effectiveness of the New Deal
      • The end of the New Deal, Popular culture in 1930s America
    • 6 The impact of the Second World War
      • From isolationism to world war
  • Part three: Post-war America
    • 7 Post-war American society and economy
      • The ‘American Dream’, Truman’s ‘Fair Deal’
      • The Rock and Roll generation
      • The growing fear of communism, McCarthyism
    • 8 Racial tension and developments in the civil rights campaigns
      • The Civil Rights Movement
      • A new Civil Rights law, Developments in the Civil Rights Movement
      • Malcom X and the Black Power Movement
    • 9 America and the ‘Great Society’
      • President Kennedy’s ‘New Frontier’
      • President Johnson’s ‘Great Society’
      • The fight for equality, Feminist groups
  • Exam practice: GCSE sample answers
  • Activity answers guidance
  • Glossary
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