Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Conflict and Tension between East and West 19451972 Revision Guide

Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Conflict and Tension between East and West 19451972 Revision Guide

By Aaron Wilkes, Tim Williams
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Book Description

This Conflict and Tension between East and West 19451972 Revision Guide Kindle edition is part of the popular Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1) 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 Conflict and Tension between East and West Wider World Depth Study exams.

- Recap key events of the Cold War 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 Conflict and Tension question types with revision activities such as Source Analysis and How Far Do You Agree

- 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 source questions
    • How to master ‘how useful are the sources’ questions
    • How to master ‘write an account’ questions
    • How to master ‘how far do you agree’ questions
  • AQA GCSE History mark schemes
  • Conflict and Tension between East and West 1945–1972 Timeline
  • Part one: The origins of the Cold War
    • 1 The end of the Second World War
      • Contrasting ideologies of the USA and USSR
      • The Yalta Conference, February 1945, the aims of Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt
      • The division of Germany
      • The Potsdam Conference, July 1945, the aims of Atlee, Truman and Stalin, and the impact of the atomic bomb
    • 2 The Iron Curtain and the evolution of East-West rivalry
      • Soviet expansion into Eastern Europe
      • The Truman Doctrine, 1947, and the Marshall Plan
      • Stalin’s reactions: Cominform and Comecon, and Yugoslavia: a problem for Stalin
      • The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948–49
    • 3 The significance of events in Asia for superpower relations
      • The Communist revolution in China, 1949
      • The Korean War 1950–53
      • The Vietnam War
  • Part two: The development of the Cold War
    • 4 Military rivalries
      • NATO and the Warsaw Pact
      • The space race
      • The arms race
    • 5 The ‘thaw’
      • The Hungarian Uprising, 1956
      • The effects on the Cold War
      • The U2 Crisis and the Paris Peace Summit, 1960
  • Part three: Transformation of the Cold War
    • 6 The Berlin Wall
      • The Berlin problem, and the Berlin Wall
      • Kennedy and Berlin
    • 7 Tensions over Cuba
      • Castro’s revolution, and the Bay of Pigs, 1961
      • The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
      • The consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis
    • 8 Czechoslovakia
      • Dubcˇek and the Prague Spring movement, 1968, and the challenge for Brezhnev
      • The Soviet invasion and its effects on East-West relations, and the Brezhnev Doctrine
    • 9 An easing of tension
      • Sources of tension, and détente
  • Exam practice: Source analysis questions
  • Exam practice: ‘Write an account’ question
  • Exam practice: ‘How far do you agree’ question
  • Activity answers guidance
  • Glossary
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