Oxford University Press
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: History of the Americas 1880-1981 Course Companion
Alexis Mamaux, David Smith, Mark Rogers, Matt Borgmann, Shannon Leggett, Yvonne Berliner
Oxford IB Diploma Programme: History of the Americas 1880-1981 Course Companion
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Drive critical, engaged, high level learning and skills. Developed with the IB, this Course Book equips learners to analyze and articulate complex historical concepts and contexts, strengthening performance and potential. Enabling advanced understanding, the student-centred approach actively builds, refines and perfects higher level skills. Cover the new syllabus in the right level of depth, with rich, thorough subject content from across the Americas for topics 10-17 for Paper 3 Developed directly the with IB for the new syllabus first examined 2017 Truly engage learners with topical, relevant material that convincingly connects learning with the modern, global world Streamline your planning, with a clear and thorough structure helping you logically progress through the syllabus Build the advanced-level skills learners need for Paper 3, with the student-led approach driving active skills development and strengthening exam performance Integrate Approaches to learning with ATLs like thinking, communi

Front Cover
Title Page
Course Companion definition
The IB learner Profile
IB mission statement
Your Guide To Paper 3
Preparing for Paper 3 essay questions
Managing your time
Final thoughts
1 The emergence of the Americas in global affairs, 1880-1929
1.1 US expansionist foreign policy
1.2 The Spanish–American War
1.3 US foreign policy
1.4 The USA and the First World War
1.5 Canada and the First World War
1.6 The impact of the First World Waron Latin America
Exam-style questions
Understanding the question
2 The Mexican revolution, 1876-1940
2.1 Causes of the Mexican Revolution
2.2 The revolution and its leaders
2.3 The 1917 Constitution
2.4 Post-revolutionary state
2.5 Impact of the revolution on women, thearts, education, music and literature
Exam-style questions
The introductory paragraph
3 The great depression in the Americas, 1920s to 1940s
3.1 The Great Depression: Political and economic causes in the Americas from the 1920s and 1930s
3.2 Nature and efficacy of solutionsin the USA
3.3 Critics and supporters of the New Deal
3.4 Nature and efficacy of solutionsin Canada: William Lyons Mackenzie Kingand RB Bennett
3.5 Impact of the Great Depression on Latin America
3.6 Latin American responses to the Great Depression
3.7 Impact of the Great Depression on society: women and minorities; the arts and culture
Exam-style questions
“To what extent…”
4 The second World War and the Americas, 1933-45
4.1 Diplomacy in the Americas in the 1930s
4.2 Involvement and participation of Canada and Mexico in the Second World War
4.3 Social impact of the Second World War inthe USA – minorities, women, conscription
4.4 Treatment of Japanese Americans, Japanese Latin Americans and Japanese Canadians
4.5 Reasons for, and significance of, US useof atomic weapons against Japan
4.6 Economic and diplomatic effects of the Second World War: Canada and Mexico
Exam-style questions
“Compare and contrast…”
5 Political developments in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1945-1980
5.1 The Cuban Revolution
5.2 Populist leaders in two countries(1945–80)
5.3 Democracy in crisis (1945–80)
5.4 Rise of a military dictatorship in one country (1960–80)
5.5 Guerrilla movements in one country(1960–80)
5.6 Liberation theology in Latin America
Exam-style questions
6 Political Developments in the United Sates and Canada, 1945-1980
6.1 The Truman administration
6.2 Eisenhower’s domestic policies
6.3 Kennedy and the New Frontier
6.4 Johnson and the Great Society
6.5 Nixon’s domestic policies and Watergate
6.6 Ford’s domestic policies and the pardon of Nixon
6.7 Carter’s domestic policies
6.8 Domestic policies of Canadian prime ministers
6.9 The Quiet Revolution and the October Crisis
Exam-style questions
Source analysis
7 The Cold War and the Americas, 1945-1981
7.1 Truman’s foreign policies, the origins of the Cold War and its impact on the region
7.2 The Korean War, the USA and the Americas
7.3 Eisenhower, Dulles and the New Look
7.4 US involvement in Vietnam
7.5 US foreign policies from Kennedy to Carter
7.6 The Cold War in Canada and Cuba
Exam-style questions
Using different perspectives
8 Civil rights and social movements in the Americas post -1945
8.1 Indigenous peoples and civil rights in the Americas
8.2 African American civil rights movement
8.3 Feminist movements in the Americas
8.4 Hispanic civil rights movement in the United States
8.5 Youth culture and protests of the 1960sand 1970s
Exam-style questions
Writing effective conclusions
Further reading
Back Cover
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