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N5 history the final exam

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N5 history the final exam

  1. 1. Summary information • Final exam will take 2 hours 20 minutes • Exam covers: Atlantic Slave Trade 1770-1807 Migration and Empire, 1830-1939 The Cold War, 1945-1990 • Exam is out of 80 marks • Final mark is out of 100 marks (including Assignment)
  2. 2. Timing You have 2 hours and 20 minutes to complete all three sections. The timing gives 1 minute and 45 seconds per mark. e.g. 4 mark question 7 minutes 5 mark question 8 minutes 45 seconds 6 mark question 10 minutes 30 seconds 9 mark question 16 minutes
  3. 3. Question types Knowledge Describe 4marks Explain 6 marks Short essay 9 marks Sources How fully? 6 marks Evaluate the usefulness 5 marks Comparison 4 marks
  4. 4. Migration and Empire 1830-1939 • British Empire and Scotland • Irish immigration • Lithuanian immigration • Jewish immigration • Italian immigration (Reasons and settlement) Immigration to Scotland Scottish emigration Immigrant Experience Scots Abroad • Experiences of immigrants: • Living conditions • Employment • Irish religion and culture • Scottish/immigrant relations • Economic, social, political impact • Reasons for emigration: • Poverty • Highland Clearances • Missionary work • Emigration Societies • Government actions • Attraction of new lands • Areas the Scots migrated: • India • North America • Australasia • Role of the Scots abroad • Contribution of notable Scots
  5. 5. Atlantic Slave Trade 1770-1807 • Impact of slavery on Africa and West Indian plantations • Slave factories • The Middle Passage • Organisation of the trade • Impact on British cities Triangular Trade Slave experiences Britain & the Caribbean Abolitionist campaigns • Importance of tropical crops • Influence of the British in the Caribbean • Caribbean trade and impact on British economy • Negative impact of slavery on the Caribbean • Living and working conditions on the plantations • Other slave work • Slave punishment • Resistance on the plantations • Fear of revolt • Origins of abolitionism • Famous abolitionists • Abolitionist methods • Defenders of the trade • Reasons for abolition
  6. 6. The Cold War 1945-1989 • NATO and the Warsaw Pact • Political beliefs • Military rivalry • Mutual suspicion • Impact of Nuclear Weapons • The Korean War Reasons the CW started The Vietnam War Flashpoints Changing Relations • Hungary • Berlin • Cuba (Reasons for events; Key events; Impact on international relations) • Reasons for US involvement • US difficulty in defeating the Vietcong • Changing US views on the war • Impact on international relations • Reasons for détente • Examples of détente • SALT, etc • Glasnost, Perestroika and 1980s USSR changes • Reasons the USSR changed

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