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Modern History 1&2

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Henry Willis Modern History 12
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History is the study of critical events from the past. Units have been designed to help students make sense of today’s global village and to inform them about the events that have shaped today’s world. Key historical figures, periods and societies studied reveal how the lives of everyday people have been changed and shaped by ideologies, inventions and the concept of ‘progress’. This course is focused on the events that shaped the 20th century.

Unit focus areas

Modern History Unit 1 – Change and conflict

Modern History Unit 2 –The changing world order


Students undertaking Units 1 and 2 Modern History need to have completed Year 9 or 10 Humanities (or equivalent).


For Units 1 and 2, a variety of assignments, essays and source analyses are assessed throughout the year. There is also an examination completed at the end of each semester.

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