Presentation on theme: "Advanced Higher History Versailles to the Outbreak of War Course Requirements."— Presentation transcript:
Advanced Higher History Versailles to the Outbreak of War Course Requirements
Advanced Higher You will already be familiar with the course requirements of Higher History. Essentially AH will develop those skills already required with greater emphasis being given to independent reading and research.
Field of Study Germany: Versailles to the outbreak of the Second World War Dissertation: submitted by 30th March
What will I have to do? Students are expected to: Engage in wide ranging, independent reading Be aware of different interpretations by different historians Record information systematically Interpret and evaluate sources Make use of historical terms and concepts Take part in informal discussion and debate.
How will I be assessed? Internal Assessment One essay Nab lasting one hour One source Nab lasting one hour 30 minutes
External Assessment Dissertation 50 marks One exam paper lasting 3 hours Part one 2 x 25 mark essays 50 marks Part Two 3 source questions 40 marks total 140 marks
Course outline Creation of the Weimar Republic, defeat revolution, Versailles, political instability and economic crisis. The Golden Period, hyperinflation to recovery, welfare provision, the Stresemann Era. Collapse of the Weimar Republic, depression unemployment collapse of democracy, rise of Nazism. Nazi Germany, takeover and consolidation of power, economic policy, social and racial policy, foreign policy, the Hitler myth and resistance.