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Introduction to Higher History

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Transcript of Introduction to Higher History

SECTION 2 & 3
SECTION 1
THE ASSIGNMENT
A Guide to Higher History
A study of population movement and social and economic change in Scotland and abroad between 1830 and 1939, illustrating the themes of empire, migration and identity.
3 ELEMENTS
SECTION 1
SECTION 2
2 ESSAYS
3 SOURCE QUESTIONS
THE ASSIGNMENT
British - Britain 1851-1951
European and World
USA, 1918–1968
A study of the development of the United Kingdom into a modern democracy and the development of the role of the state in the welfare of its citizens, illustrating the themes of authority, ideology and rights.
Why did Britain became more democratic, 1851-1928?

How democratic did Britain became,1867-1928?

Why did women win greater political equality by 1928?

To what extent did the Liberal Government of 1906-1914 introduce social reform due to the social reforms of Booth and Rowntree?

How effective were the Liberal social welfare reforms of 1906-1914 in tackling the problem of poverty?

“The Labour Government of 1945-1951 met the needs of the people from the ‘Cradle to the Grave’. How valid is this view?
A study of the growing tensions in American society, focusing on racial divisions, economic difficulties, the growth of federal powers and the struggle for civil rights, illustrating the themes of ideology, identity and rights.
European and World
What were the reasons for the changing attitudes towards immigration in the 1920s?

2. What were the obstacles to the achievement of civil rights for black people up to 1941?

3. Why was there an economic crisis between 1929-33?

4. How effective was the New Deal?

5. How did the Civil Rights campaign develop after 1945?

6. How effective was the Civil Rights movement in meeting the needs of black Americans, up to 1968?
sCOTTISH HISTORY
4 main elements
Migration and Empire, 1830 - 1939
You choose an essay title yourself from any of the topics that we have covered in class, research it, draw up a plan and then write up the essay in 1 hour 30. You have a plan in with you to help you. Both the plan and the essay are sent off to SQA.
The Assignment is the coursework element of Higher History and counts for over one-third of your overall grade – 33%
ASSESSMENT
WOMEN
LIBERALS
LABOUR
DEMOCRACY
1 hour 20 mins
British ~ Answer one essay from a choice of three. 20 marks.

USA ~ Answer one essay from a choice of three. 20 marks.
EXAM!
British ~ Answer one essay from a choice of three. 20 marks.

USA ~ Answer one essay from a choice of three. 20 marks.
Section 1 : Answer three questions based on four sources. 20 marks.
Evaluate the usefulness
Comparison
How Fully
6 marks
5 marks
9 marks
Migration of Scots
The experience of immigrants in Scotland
The impact of Scots emigrants on the Empire
The effects of migration and empire on Scotland to 1939
TOPICS
READY?
Later Modern History - Britain 1851 – 1951
USA 1918–1968
Section 2
2 hours 20 mintues
As at National 4 and 5, all pupils must sit and pass a
unit assessment
for each section.

These assessments are open book, and will be graded
PASS/ FAIL.

They are designed to assess your
SKILLS
– NOT your
memory
.That’s what the exam is for!

Scottish Unit Assessment
British Unit Assessment
World Unit Assessment
These are the same question types that you were asked @ N5 – the difference is that you are required to write more and read longer sources!

SOURCES...
How fully… (9 marks)
Evaluate the usefulness… (6 marks)
Compare… (5 marks)
66%
This video looks at the relevance of one particular topic we will look at in the European and World section of Civil Rights....
What would you do...?
Immigration
3 Civil Rights topics
Great Depression 1930s
New Deal
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