GCSE AQA History Revision Booklet for Paper 1 on Wednesday the 9th fo June, covering from Section A: the Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, Causes of the 2nd World War. And from Section B covering Britain in the 1st World War.

A 47 page Revision Booklet, for History paper 1 GCSE AQA. The exam is next Wednesday (Wednesday 9th 2010) and the revision booklet covers Everything that could come up. It does not include Option Z: Britain in the Second World War, or International history 1900-1914, as my coursework I completed in class based on thsoe topics, means I will not be tested on them. This Revision Booklet Does Not include Paper 2 which is based on Option A: Russia/USSR, Option B: Germany 1918 - 1939, Option C: The USA 1919-1941.

Again, this revsiion booklet covers intenrational history from 1914- 1918 [BRITAIN IN THE FIRST WW], 1918 -1939 [TREATY OF VERSAILLES, LEAGUE OF NATIONS, CAUSES OF SECOND WW], and finally 1945-1962 [THE COLD WAR]

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BY CIARAN O'CONNELL




GCSE History Paper 1
Revision Guide
Revision Guide

By Ciaran O'Connell



Covering the 1st World War, the Treaty of Versailles, the League of Nations, the Causes of the 2nd World War
and the Cold war from 1945-62




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CONTENTS
THE PEACE SETTLEMENT
The Paris Peace Conference, 1919

The Main Concerns

The `Big Three' ­ France, Britain and the USA

Wilson's 14 points

The Versailles Treaty, june 1919

Terms of the Treaty

Reactions to The Treaty of versailles

The Impact on Germany

Problems were building up for the future…

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The USA didn't join in the League

The League wasn't powerful enough

More international Agreements, 1921 - 1929

The main agreements, 1921-1929

A chance of peace

These agreements had problems



CAUSES OF THE 2ND WORLD WAR
The Manchurian Crisis, 1931 - 1933

Why Japan invaded China

Japanese Aggression led to…

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Chamberlain and the policy of Appeasement

Czechoslovakia, 1938 (CONTINUED)

The Munich Agreement was an example of appeasement

Why Appeasement was popular

In March 1939 Hitler took over the rest of Czechoslovakia

Poland, 1939

The USSR made a pact with Hitler



THE COLD WAR, 1945 - 1962
Planning the Post-war Future,…

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The Cold War in Asia

The Korean War, 1950-1953

A Communist government in Vietnam, 1954

The Geneva Agreement, 1954

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1961

Cuba, 1940-1959

Castro's Reign

The Bay of Pigs Invasion, 1961

The Cuban Missile Crisis




THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Trench Warfare, 1914 - 1918

Reasons for Stalemate…

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Conscription

Women during the First World War

Food Shortages, 1917-1918

The Reason for Food Shortages

1. Navy convoys protected merchant ships coming in to Britain

2. Food Rationing started in 1918

3. Britain grew more food

Attitudes to the war

Public opinion at the start of the war

Censorship

People's…

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SECTION A: INTERNATIONAL HISTORY
THE PEACE SETTLEMENT
THE PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE, 1919




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From LEFT to RIGHT: George Clemenceau, Woodrow Wilson, and David Lloyd George




THE MAIN CONCERNS

1. Millions of people were dead or injured; countries like Belgium and France were
devastated; the main powers had spent too much money on the War.
2. Many people wanted Germany to take all the…

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4. But the Fourteen Points were an important part of the peace process ­ especially point 14
which called for a League of Nations to settle disputes. This was going to become very
important between the two World Wars.




THE VERSAILLES TREATY, JUNE 1919
THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES WAS SIGNED…

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TERRITORIAL [LAND LOST TO OTHER COUNTRIES]

1. Alsace and Lorraine was given to France
2. North Schleswig was given to Denmark
3. Eupen and Malmedy was given to Belgium
4. Posen, Silesia and West Prussia was given to Poland. This was known as a `corridor' to the
Baltic Sea, which…

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