1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Britain involved in Boer War in South Africa. When men volu...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours     Liberals passed the Education (Administrative Provision...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours British General Election 1906     Liberals introduced the H...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours   British General Election9)s 1910       82 1.9 126,647 Iri...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Time line
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Paper II will involve :- 1. Questions x 6 2. An overall que...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q1 Will more than likely be a cartoon / image ‘ what is the...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q2 Will more than likely be a comparison between two source...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q3 will more than likely be a ‘Why was the source published...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q4 will more than likely be a comparison between E/F. Possi...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q5 Source G – will more than likely be Do you believe what ...
1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th  June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q 6 :  WRITE ABOUT THE SOURCES : If you don’t you won’t get...
G.c.s.e. Modern World History
Paper  Wednesday 11 th June: 1.5  hrs
A.T.F.Q. R.T.T.Q.
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  1. 1. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Britain involved in Boer War in South Africa. When men volunteered to join the army to fight, around 50% of the potential recruits were found to be unfit. 1899-1902 Government set up an inter-departmental Committee on Physical Deterioration to investigate whether the health of British people was getting worse. It found many examples of poor health and living conditions. 1903- 1904 Conservative government passed the Unemployed Workmen's Act. This allowed local Distress Committees to help unemployed workers with small cash handouts or temporary work. Liberal party won the general election in December 1905 with a huge majority. Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman became Prime Minister; Herbert Asquith became Chancellor of the Exchequer. 1905 Liberals passed the Education (Provision of Meals) Act. This allowed (but did not force) local authorities to provide free meals for children in their schools. 1906
  2. 2. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours     Liberals passed the Education (Administrative Provisions) Act. This allowed local authorities to carry out school medical inspections. 1907 In April Asquith became the leader of the Liberals and Prime Minister. David Lloyd George became Chancellor of the Exchequer and Winston Churchill became Home Secretary. Children and Young Persons Act passed. This protected young persons from going to prison and set up separate children's courts. It became an offence for parents to neglect children. Liberals also introduced Old Age Pensions. 1908 Liberals introduced Labour Exchanges. These provided places where unemployed workers could see what jobs were available in their area. Liberals brought in the Trade Boards Act. This set out minimum wages that could be paid to workers in industries like lace-making or match production. By 1914 ten separate trades were included. The main people who benefited were women working from home or in small workshops. 1909
  3. 3. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours British General Election 1906     Liberals introduced the Housing and Town Planning Act. This allowed local authorities to pull down slum housing. 1909 Liberals introduced the National Insurance Act. Part 1 provided help for workers who were taken ill. Part 2 provided help for workers who were unemployed. 1911 82 0.7 35,031 Irish Nationalists 29 4.8 321,663 Labour Party 399 49.4 2,751,057 Liberal Party 156 43.4 2,442,071 Conservative Party & Liberal Unionists MPs % Total Votes Political Parties
  4. 4. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours   British General Election9)s 1910       82 1.9 126,647 Irish Nationalists 40 7.0 505,657 Labour Party 274 43.5 2,866,157 Liberal Party 272 46.8 3,104,407 Conservative Party & Liberal Unionists MPs % Total Votes (Jan.) Political Parties 85 2.5 131,720 Irish Nationalists 42 3.0 371,802 Labour Party 272 42.2 2,866,157 Liberal Party 271 46.6 2,420,169 Conservative Party & Liberal Unionists MPs % Total Votes (Dec.) Political Parties
  5. 5. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Time line
  6. 6. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Paper II will involve :- 1. Questions x 6 2. An overall question that will be question 6 and then:- Background information Followed by Sources A-G Some will be picture sources or photos. Others will be text based. IT IS ADVISABLE TO SPEND SOME TIME READING THE SOURCES BEFORE PICKING UP YOUR PEN!    
  7. 7. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q1 Will more than likely be a cartoon / image ‘ what is the message....?’ [6] Start your answer....”The message of the cartoon is......” Describe what is happening in the source, and how it relates to the question....    
  8. 8. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q2 Will more than likely be a comparison between two sources B and C.‘ Is one more useful’ [9] Start your answer....”Both sources have some use to the historian studying.......ATFQ. Describe both sources and evaluate strengths/weakness of each source In conclusion: MAKE A DECISION WHICH ONE IS MORE USEFUL Place in context – be aware not to put KNEE-JERK answers, “Biased because....” “He would say that...”
  9. 9. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q3 will more than likely be a ‘Why was the source published.....?” [9] * look out for the year mentioned * - That should guide your answer Explain why it was published – purpose , examine the poster detail and then talk about what is happening at the time.....(be specific to the year i.e. if 1908 it is because the OAP Act was passed by the Liberal government, 1911 because Nat Insurance
  10. 10. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q4 will more than likely be a comparison between E/F. Possibly a do you trust E more than F? [9] Balanced answer. Evaluate each source – benefits/negatives of the source – who wrote it/purpose/audience/ do we trust it/ would they know? Place it in context – what else is happening?
  11. 11. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q5 Source G – will more than likely be Do you believe what the source / are you surprised? Evaluate the cartoon by discussing what it is saying/ trying
  12. 12. 1937/2 PAPER 2 REVISION Wednesday 11 th June 2008 AM 1½ hours Q 6 : WRITE ABOUT THE SOURCES : If you don’t you won’t get more than L2 1. Balanced answer : give examiner this in first paragraph : personalise it 2.Don’t just say “Source C disagrees with the question – SAY HOW IT DISAGREES 3.Evaluation is icing on the cake 4. Knowledge is tested by context: what else is going on? Look for the dates of the sources : THAT’S THE CLUE
  13. 13. G.c.s.e. Modern World History
  14. 14. Paper Wednesday 11 th June: 1.5 hrs
  15. 15. A.T.F.Q. R.T.T.Q.

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