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Year 10 Summer exam<br />USA 1919-41<br />
Question 1b<br />Describe the system of mass production used by the Ford Motor Company<br />Describe US government policie...
Question 1c<br />Explain the effects developments in the car industry had on the economy in the 1920s.<br />Explain the ef...
Question 1d<br />(d) Explain why organised crime grew in the USA in the 1920s.<br />(d) Explain why there was opposition t...
Question 2a or 2b<br />2 (a) Explain how the Second World War in Europe affected the USA in the years 1939–41.<br />OR<br ...
Mark scheme for question 1 and 2<br />Level 1 1-2 Simple or generalised statements.<br />	 1 mark for one simple statement...
Question 3<br />*3 (a) Was the poor treatment of black people the most serious problem facing US<br />society in the 1920s...
*3 (a) Was gangsterism the most important problem facing the USA in the 1920s?<br />Explain your answer.<br />(16)<br />Yo...
*3 (a) Was the introduction of mass production the most important reason for the<br />economic boom in the USA in the 1920...
*3 (a) Was motor car ownership the most important reason for improvements in the way<br />of life for many Americans in th...
*3 (a) Did hire purchase have the greatest impact on life in the USA in the 1920s?<br />Explain your answer.				(16)<br />...
Mark scheme for q3<br />Low level 1 (1-2) Repetition of the provided stimulus material or agrees/disagrees with no develop...
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  1. 1. Year 10 Summer exam<br />USA 1919-41<br />
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  3. 3. Question 1b<br />Describe the system of mass production used by the Ford Motor Company<br />Describe US government policies towards industry<br />Describe the role of Huey Long in the USA in the 1930's<br />Describe the problems faced by farmers in the 1920's<br />Describe the lifestyle of the flapper in the USA in the 1920's<br />
  4. 4. Question 1c<br />Explain the effects developments in the car industry had on the economy in the 1920s.<br />Explain the effects of the end of the First World War on farming in the USA.<br />Explain the effects of Prohibition in the USA in the 1920s.<br />Explain the effects of the Wall Street Crash on the USA in the years 1929–32.<br />Explain the effects in 1929 of the Wall Street Crash in the USA.<br />
  5. 5. Question 1d<br />(d) Explain why organised crime grew in the USA in the 1920s.<br />(d) Explain why there was opposition to Roosevelt’s New Deal.<br />(d) Explain why Sacco and Vanzetti were convicted of murder.<br />
  6. 6. Question 2a or 2b<br />2 (a) Explain how the Second World War in Europe affected the USA in the years 1939–41.<br />OR<br />2 (b) Explain how Hoover tried to deal with the problems created by the Wall Street Crash.<br />2 (a) Explain how the role of women in US society changed in the 1920s.<br />OR<br />2 (b) Explain how Roosevelt tackled the problems of unemployment in the years 1933-41.<br />2 (a) Explain how new consumer goods changed life for many families in the USA in the1920s.<br />OR<br />2 (b) Explain why the American economy crashed after 1929.<br />2 (a) Explain how the lives of farmers changed in the years 1919–29.<br />OR<br />2 (b) Explain how Roosevelt dealt with the problems of the banks in 1933.<br />2 (a) Explain how Prohibition changed the lives of many Americans in the 1920s.<br />OR<br />2 (b) Explain how attempts to deal with America’s economic problems changed in the years 1936–41.<br />
  7. 7. Mark scheme for question 1 and 2<br />Level 1 1-2 Simple or generalised statements.<br /> 1 mark for one simple statement.<br /> 2 marks for two or more simple statements.<br />Level 2 3-5 Developed statement(s).<br /> 3-4 marks for one developed cause.<br /> 4-5 marks for two or more developed causes.<br />Level 3 6-8 Developed explanation.<br /> 6-7 marks for one cause explained.<br /> 7-8 marks for two or more causes explained.<br /> Award 8 marks to any answer which prioritises causes or demonstrates how they link<br />
  8. 8. Question 3<br />*3 (a) Was the poor treatment of black people the most serious problem facing US<br />society in the 1920s? Explain your answer.<br />You may use the following information to help you with your answer.<br />• The poor treatment of black people<br />• Prohibition<br />• Organised crime<br />• The treatment of immigrants (16)<br />OR<br />*3 (b) Was over-production the main reason for the Wall Street Crash of 1929? Explain your answer.<br />You may use the following information to help you with your answer.<br />• Over-production<br />• Unequal distribution of incomes<br />• Protection<br />• Problems in the stock market (16)<br />
  9. 9. *3 (a) Was gangsterism the most important problem facing the USA in the 1920s?<br />Explain your answer.<br />(16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />• Gangsterism<br />• Problems in agriculture<br />• Racism<br />• The growth of intolerance<br /> <br />OR<br />*3 (b) Was the New Deal successful in dealing with the problems in the USA in the 1930s?<br />Explain your answer. (16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />• Actions to help banks<br />• The Alphabet Agencies<br />• The Second New Deal<br />• Relations with the Supreme Court<br />
  10. 10. *3 (a) Was the introduction of mass production the most important reason for the<br />economic boom in the USA in the 1920s? Explain your answer. (16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />• Mass production<br />• New industries<br />• Hire Purchase<br />• Advertising<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />OR<br />*3 (b) Was the setting up of Alphabet Agencies the most successful way President<br />Roosevelt dealt with the Depression? Explain your answer. (16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />• Alphabet Agencies<br />• The Fireside Chats<br />• The Second New Deal<br />• Responding to the war in Europe<br />
  11. 11. *3 (a) Was motor car ownership the most important reason for improvements in the way<br />of life for many Americans in the 1920s? Explain your answer. (16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />• Motor car ownership<br />• New consumer goods<br />• New forms of entertainment<br />• High levels of prosperity<br /> <br />OR<br />*3 (b) Was unemployment the most serious problem in the USA in the 1930s? Explain<br />your answer.<br />(16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />• Unemployment<br />• Homelessness<br />• Lack of social security<br />• The depression in farming<br />
  12. 12. *3 (a) Did hire purchase have the greatest impact on life in the USA in the 1920s?<br />Explain your answer. (16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 Hire purchase<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 Advertising<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 The Movies<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 Car ownership<br />OR<br />*3 (b) Were Hoover’s measures the most important steps taken to deal with the<br />Great Depression in the USA in the years 1929–36? Explain your answer. (16)<br />You may use the following in your answer and any other information of your own.<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 Hoover’s measures<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 The Emergency Banking Act<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 Setting up the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)<br />􀀃 􀁸􀀃 The National Recovery Administration (NRA<br />
  13. 13. Mark scheme for q3<br />Low level 1 (1-2) Repetition of the provided stimulus material or agrees/disagrees with no development.<br />High level 1 (3-4) For unfocused description<br />Low level 2 (5-6). Mainly narrative or development of one of stimuli only.<br />High Level 2 (7-8) Develops two or more of stimuli or other relevant information.<br />Low Level 3 (9-10) Considers a variety of reasons but judgement implicit<br />High Level 3 (11-12) Considers a variety of reasons and explains why one more important than others.<br />Low level 4 (13-14) Makes judgement on relative importance of more than two reasons.<br />High level 4 (15-16) Illustrates that one ‘most important reason’ on its own could not provide a satisfactory explanation.<br />

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