Actividades History S3 2012


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Actividades History S3 2012

  1. 1. HISTORY SENIOR 3- 2012Prof. Lenny Ambrosini THE ATTACHMENT MUST BE COMPUTER TYPED AND PRINTED.1st TERM:A- THE COLD WARThe Berlin Wall is an open attempt to remove the right to free movement throughout thecity, in direct opposition to the Four Power agreement reached in Paris on 20 June 1949. Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State, speaking in August 1961. 1. Explain the Marshall Plan and the Truman Doctrine. 2. Why did Stalin blockade Berlin? 3. Who was more to blame for the beginning of the Cold War, USA or USSR?B- Draw a timeline of main events from the Yalta Conference to the Berlin Blockade. 2nd TERM:C- Look at this photograph and answer the questions which follow. A simple wooden cross erected in memory of a young East German who was shot trying to climb over the Berlin Wall.
  2. 2. HISTORY SENIOR 3- 2012Prof. Lenny Ambrosini(a) What measures were taken in 1961 to prevent movement of people between East and WestBerlin? [5](b) Why did the Polish government attempt to suppress ‘Solidarity’ in the early 1980s? [7](c) ‘The collapse of Soviet control in Eastern Europe was not the fault of Gorbachev.’ How fardo you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. [8]D- Make a timeline from the death of Stalin to the fall of the Berlin Wall. 3rd TERM:E- THE PEACE TREATIES Study the extract and then answer the questions which follow.The most controversial clause of all in the Treaty of Versailles was Article 231. This stated that‘Germany accepts the responsibility of Germany and her allies for causing all the loss anddamage to which the Allied governments and their people have been subjected as aconsequence of the war imposed upon them by the aggression of Germany and her allies.’(a) In what ways did the Treaty of Versailles weaken the German economy?(b) Why did Germany dislike the Treaty of Versailles?(c) To what extent was the Treaty of Versailles a sensible treaty in the circumstances of thetime? Explain your answer.F- THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS In role as Wilson write a letter to the US Senate explaining the importance of the League, its aims, and why the US should join. Study the extract and then answer the questions which follow.If one dictator cannot be stopped from attacking Abyssinia, nothing can stop another dictatorfrom attacking Lithuania, Memel and Austria. If the League of Nations fails to prevent war,security will end, not only for the small nations, but for France and Czechoslovakia as well. A British MP speaking in Parliament, 1 August 1935.
  3. 3. HISTORY SENIOR 3- 2012Prof. Lenny Ambrosini(a) What was the Hoare-Laval Pact?(b) Why was the conquest of Abyssinia by Italy not prevented by the League of Nations?(c) To what extent can the outbreak of war in 1939 be blamed upon the failure of the League ofNations? Explain your answer.G- THE COLLAPSE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Draw a timeline of Germany’s foreign policy from 1933 to 1939 ESSAY QUESTION: How far was the Policy of Appeasement responsible for the outbreak of WW1?H- Study the extract, and then answer the questions which follow.Adolf is a swine. He is betraying all of us. Adolf knows exactly what I want. Thegenerals are a lot of old fogeys. I’m the nucleus of the new army. Röhm speaking to Nazi friends in 1934.(a) What was the Enabling Law of 1933? [5](b) Why did the Nazis carry out the ‘Night of the Long Knives’? [7](c) ‘The most effective method used by the Nazis to control the German people was the police state.’ How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. [8]
  4. 4. HISTORY SENIOR 3- 2012Prof. Lenny AmbrosiniI- Depth Study: Germany. A) Study the extract, and then answer the questions which follow.The Bavarian Ministry is removed. I propose that a Bavarian government be formed consistingof a Regent and a Prime Minister invested with dictatorial powers. The government of theNovember Criminals and the Reich President are declared to be removed. I propose that thedirection of policy in the National Government be taken over by me. Hitler declares the revolution, 8 November 1923.(a) What were Hitler’s aims in attempting the Munich Putsch? [5](b) Why was the Putsch important? [7] B) Study the cartoon and answer the questions which follow. A British cartoon from July 1934. Hitler is holding a gun. The SA leaders lie dead on the ground.(a) Describe the events of the Night of the Long Knives. [5](b) Why was Goebbels important to Hitler? [7](c) ‘Most Germans supported the Nazis during their twelve years in power.’ How far do youagree with this statement? Explain your answer. [8]
  5. 5. HISTORY SENIOR 3- 2012Prof. Lenny Ambrosini