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Cambridge International AS Level History of the USA 1840–1941 Coursebook
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  • ISBN:9781107679603
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):History
  • Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
  • Author(s):Pete Browning, Patrick Walsh-Atkins
  • Available from: October 2013

Cambridge International AS Level History is a suite of three books that offer complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS Level History syllabus (code 9389).

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Written in clear and accessible language, this title covers the History of the USA from the period of 1840-1941. Features include key questions, timelines, definitions of key terms, profile of key figures, notes to highlight significant points and formative questions to consolidate learning. Each chapter reinforces knowledge and builds skills using detailed study of primary and secondary sources to help students achieve their best. Exam support is offered in a final Examination Skills chapter offering advice on exam technique and how to approach source investigation and structured essay questions.

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  • FEATURES
    • Endorsed by Cambridge International Examinations.

    • Examinations Skills chapter offers comprehensive support on exam techniques and preparation.

    • Original source documents relate to descriptive/contextual narrative.

    • Clear, concise layout to guide students through content and methodology.

  • CONTENTS
    • Introduction
    • 1. Origins of the Civil War 1846–61
    • Sectional tensions in the United States
    • The outcomes of the war with Mexico
    • The Compromise of 1850 and its breakdown
    • The 1860 presidential election
    • The beginning of the Civil War in April 1861
    • 2. The Civil War and Reconstruction 1861–77
    • Four years of the Civil War
    • Impact of the Civil War
    • Aims and outcomes of Reconstruction
    • How successful was Reconstruction?
    • 3. Expansion of US power in the 19th and 20th centuries
    • Expansion in North America 1840s–1890s
    • Central America and the Caribbean 1840–1930
    • Relationship with Europe 1840–1930
    • US relations with China, Japan, the Philippines and the Pacific Islands
    • 4. The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era 1870s–1920s
    • Industrial expansion in the 1870s and 1880s
    • Economic and social consequences of rapid industrialisation in the late 19th century
    • Aims of the Progressive Movement 1890s–1900s
    • The Progressive Movement – success or failure?
    • The presidency of Woodrow Wilson 1913–21
    • 5 The Great Crash, the Great Depression and the New Deal 1929–41
    • Causes and impact of the Great Crash and the Great Depression
    • Strategies for domestic problems by Hoover and Roosevelt in the 1930s
    • Opposition to the New Deal
    • Roosevelt – a great American president?
    • 6. Examination skills
    • Introduction
    • What skills will be tested in examination?
    • Analysis and evaluation questions
    • Source-based questions
    • Examination technique
    • Index
    • Acknowledgements.

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