USA, 1929 – 2000

15th Movember 2019

Year 11 GCSE History students – today’s resource focuses on key events in the USA unit and the impact they had.  A key skill in this unit is evaluating the level of change that follows a key event – this activity describes key information and gives you space to consider the changes and limits to change following each one.  Use your exercise book and the revision guide you have been given to complete the grid.  Happy History revision!

14th November 2019

GCSE Year 11 History students – today’s revision resources cover a major theme in the USA unit: The Cold War.  Use the info overviews, your own exercise book and the USA revision guide you have been given to complete the activities or produce revision materials of your own choice.  Happy History revision!

Cold War, Horrible Histories overview

Detente and the end of the Cold War – revision info and activity

The USA and the Cold War, describe and explain


13th November 2019

Year 11 GCSE History students – today’s resources are a collection of ‘Friends and Family’ quizzes that cover the main topic areas of the USA unit. You could use the revision guide you have been given to review a topic area, then ask to be tested on the key info in the quiz. There’s space to record multiple tries so you can see how your knowledge recall improves over time.

Happy History revision!

Friends and family quiz – Civil Rights in the USA

Friends and family quiz – Great Depression, New Deal, impact of WWII

Friends and family quiz – key Presidents of the USA

Friends and family quiz – social changes from the 1950s

Friends and family quiz – The Cold War

Friends and family quiz – US foreign policy in the Middle East


12th November 2019

Year 11 GCSE History students – today we will start uploading resources to support your revision for the USA unit.  The main skills focus for this unit is change and continuity, e.g. assessing the impact an event has to see how far it caused change.  These documents will help you with key information, but also focus on causes of change for key topic areas.  Happy History revision!

Causes of key changes, overviews of factors and reasons

Revision overview info, part 1

Revision overview info, part 2

Revision overview info, part 3