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
Other Peace Settlements, 1919 - 1920
Austria - Treaty of Saint Germain (10 Sept 1919)
Hungary - Treaty of Trianon (4 June 1920)
Bulgaria - Treaty of Neuilly (27 Nov 1919)
Turkey ­ Treaty of…read more

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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 the Manchurian Crisis
What the League of Nations did
Japans response
The League was weakened
The Invasion of Abyssinia, 1935
Why Italy invaded Abyssinia
The Invasion
The Results of the Invasion
The Failure of the…read more

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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, 1945
Yalta, Feb 1945
Events between Yalta and Potsdam
Potsdam, August 1945
Inceasing Tension between the USA and the USSR
3 Reasons for tension between the USA and the USSR
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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
New weapons were developed
The Battle of the Somme, July ­ November 1916
The Battle
The Result
The War at Sea, 1914 - 1918
The Blockades and U-boat Campaign
The Contribution of Empire troops
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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
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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 blame, especially in Britain and in France most
of all ­ Germany wasn't allowed to take part in the talks but most Germans didn't accept
this.
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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 ON 28TH JUNE 1919
TERMS OF THE TREATY
MILITARY
1. The German Army was restricted to 100,000 men
2. The German Navy was restricted to 6 battleships and no submarines.
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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 cut East Prussia off from Germany
5. Germany was forbidden from Anschluss (unification) with Austria
6. The Rhineland was demilitarised
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