A Level History Course
A Level Course in History (AS/A2)
AS/A2 – A level in History. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.
Specification: Edexcel (AS) 8264 and Edecel (A2) 9264
COURSE FEES: £295
- Recall, select and deploy historical knowledge accurately
- Communicate historical knowledge
- Present historical explanations
- Show understanding of appropriate concepts
- Arrive at substantiated judgements
You will need the following books for this course:
- Evans and Jenkins: Years of Weimar and the Third Reich
(Hodder & Stoughton)
- Lynch: An Introduction to Nineteenth Century British History 1800-1914 (Hodder & Stoughton)
- Lynch: An Introduction to Nineteenth Century British History 1800-1914 (Hodder & Stoughton)
- Lang: Parliamentary Reform 1785-1928 (Routledge)
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Unit 1: The seeds of evil: the rise of National Socialism in Germany to 1933
- The Nazi Party from its formation to the Beer Hall Putsch
- Nazi beliefs about, and policies towards, Weimar politics and society
- Economic, social and political reasons for support of, and opposition to, the Nazis to 1933
- Hitler and German politics, 1929-33
Unit 2: Welfare and the constitution: the Liberal Governments 1905-1915
- The needs of the people: Liberal welfare and social reforms, 1906-11
- Constitutional conflict: the Liberals and the House of Lords
- Conflict over nationalism: the Liberals and the Irish Question
- Political leadership: the roles of Asquith and Lloyd George
Unit 3: Responding to reform: Party and policy in the age of Gladstone and Disraeli, 1867-85
- Parliamentary reform, 1867-85: its significance for the Liberal and Conservative Parties
- Gladstone’s governments of 1868-74 and 1880-85: political and social issues
- Disraeli’s government of 1874-80: political and social issues
- The political rivalry of Gladstone and Disraeli
Unit 4: Expansion and Aggression: German Foreign Policy 1933-39
- Nazi ideology and its importance for establishing foreign policy priorities: economic, social and territorial objectives
- Nazi-Fascist diplomacy: the Axis with Italy, 1933-39
- The challenge to the Treaty of Versailles, 1933-36; reasons for its success
- German expansion, 1936-39, and the extent of German responsibility for the outbreak of the Second World War
Unit 5: Representation and Democracy in Britain, 1830-1931
- Changes in the size and composition of the electorate, 1830-85
- Changes in the size and composition of the electorate,1886-1931
- The effect of electoral changes on political parties, 1830-85
- The effect of electoral changes on political parties, 1886-1931
Unit 6: Hitler and the Nazi State: Power and control 1933-39
- The legacy of the Weimar government and the subsequent popularity of Nazi rule in Germany 1933-39
- Nazi propaganda and the use of terror; the nature and extent of resistance to Nazi rule
- The structure of the Nazi state and the personal rule of Hitler
- The power of Hitler’s lieutenants: Goebbels, Goering and Himmler
You have one complete year to complete this course. These courses vary from between 150 – 350 hours approximately.
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