Title Access to History for Cambridge International AS Level: The History of the USA 1820-1941
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Author Alan Farmer
ISBN 9781510448681
List price GBP 22.99
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 264
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Hodder Education
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This title is endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education

Develop knowledge and analytical skills with engaging comprehensive coverage of the History of the USA 1820-1941 Option from the Cambridge AS Level History syllabus for first examination from 2021.

  • Trust in the clear and authoritative content written by topic experts
  • Develop source skills through questions on a wide range of sources
  • Stay focused on the key issues you need to understand with questions throughout each chapter
  • Improve study and understanding through detailed chapter summary diagrams
  • Build confidence with applying your knowledge through exam guidance and exam-style questions


Contents:

Introduction • What you will study • How you will be assessed • About this book

Chapter 1: The origins of the Civil War, 1820–61 • How was the issue of slavery addressed between 1820 and 1850? • How and why did sectional divisions widen between 1850 and 1856? • Why did the Republicans win the 1860 presidential election? • Why did the Civil War begin in April 1861? • Examination advice and practice

Chapter 2: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861–77 • Why did the Civil War last four years? • How great was the immediate impact of the Civil War (1861–65)? • What were the aims and outcomes of Reconstruction? • How successful was Reconstruction? • Examination advice and practice

Chapter 3: The Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1870s to 1920 • Why was the late nineteenth century an age of rapid industrialisation? • How great were the consequences of rapid economic growth in the late nineteenth century? • What were the main aims and policies of the Progressive Movement and how popular were they? • How successful was the Progressive Movement up to 1920? • Examination advice and practice

Chapter 4: The Great Crash, the Depression and the New Deal policies, 1920–41 • What were the causes of the Great Crash? • What were the causes and impacts of the Depression? • How effective were Roosevelt’s strategies to deal with the domestic problems facing the USA in the 1930s? • Examination advice and practice

Timeline

Glossary

Further Reading

Index


Target Audience:

Students and teachers of Cambridge International AS Level: International History.

 
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