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Political Developments in the United States (1945–1980) and Canada (1945–1982)
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  • ISBN:9781316503737
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):History
  • Qualification:IB Diploma
  • Author(s):Nick Fellows, Mike Wells
  • Available from: December 2016

Comprehensive books to support study of History for the IB Diploma Paper 3, revised for first assessment in 2017.

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  • DESCRIPTION

    This History for the IB Diploma Paper 3 Political developments in the United States (1945-1980) and Canada (1945-1982) (second edition) coursebook covers Paper 3, HL option 2: History of the Americas, Topic 15: Political Developments in the United States (1945-1980) and Canada (1945-1982) of the History for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma syllabus for first assessment in 2017. Tailored to the requirements of the IB syllabus, and written by experienced examiners and teachers it offers an authoritative and engaging guidance through the domestic issues and political developments in the United States and Canada, particularly on the policies of leaders such as Truman, Kennedy, Nixon, Pearson and Trudeau.This History for the IB Diploma Paper 3 coursebook offers activities throughout the chapters to encourage an exploratory and inquiring approach to historical learning, a wide range of primary and secondary sources to inspire engagement with multiple historical perspectives and interpretations, and develop students’ analytical skills. It also offers links to Theory of Knowledge to stimulate reflective discussion and Paper 3 exam-style questions to help improve student performance and provide preparation for assessment.

  • Contents
  • FEATURES
    • Authoritative and comprehensive text, written by experienced IB History examiners, covering one topic per title, to help students adopt an investigative and thorough approach to their study.

    • Activities throughout the chapters to encourage an exploratory and inquiring approach to historical learning

    • A wide range of primary and secondary sources to develop students’ analytical skills.

    • Opportunities for balanced historical debate to inspire engagement with multiple historical perspectives and interpretations.

    • Links to Theory of Knowledge concepts to stimulate reflective discussion.

    • Key Concept links to highlight how the 6 new key concepts can be integrated into the course.

    • Paper 3 exam-style questions to help improve student performance and provide preparation for assessment.

  • CONTENTS
    • Chapter 1. Introduction
    • Chapter 2. The domestic policies of Truman and Eisenhower
    • Chapter 3. Kennedy and the New Frontier and Johnson and the Great Society
    • Chapter 4. US domestic politics under Nixon, Ford and Carter
    • Chapter 5. Canadian domestic policy 1945-82
    • Chapter 6. Quebec: The Quiet Revolution and Nationalism
    • Chapter 7. Exam practice
    • Further Reading
    • Index.

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