GCSE History

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AQA

Paper 1 is ...

….Understanding the modern world

It is worth 40 marks and is 2 hours long

Answering questions on one section from 

  • America, 1840-1895: Expansion and consolidation
  • Germany, 1890-1945: Democracy and dictatorship
  • Russia, 1894-1945: Tsardom and communism
  • America, 1920-1973: Opportunity and inequality

AND then one section from

  • Conflict and tension – First World War, 1894-1918
  • Conflict and tension – The inter-war years, 1918-1939
  • Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945-1972
  • Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950-1975
  • Conflict and tension in the Gulf and Afghanistan, 1990-2009

Paper 2 is ...

…Shaping the nation

It is worth 40 marks and is 2 hours long

Answering question on one section from 

  • Britain: Health and the people: c1000 to the present day
  • Britain: Power and the people: c1170 to the present day
  • Britain: Migration, empires and the people: c790 to the present day

AND then one section from

  • Norman England, c1066-c1100
  • Medieval England: the reign of Edward I, 1272-1307
  • Elizabethan England, c1568-1603 
  • Restoration England, 1660-1685