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History - Rights, Race and Revolutions summer work


Welcome to History at Hills Road and thank you for choosing the History Rights, Race and Revolution Course. Please complete the tasks below on the causes of the Cold War in Europe 1941-95.

The work

Please completes the work as explained on the task sheet.

Your research task will be to investigate the main long-term causes of the Cold War. This will serve to introduce you to one of the key debates concerning the Cold War and introduce you to the context/background for the Cold War, 1941-1995 paper.

  1. Using the extract provided and the video, identify the main long-term causes of the Cold War.
  2. Which do you think was the most significant long-term cause of the Cold War?
  • Cold War Episode 1 Comrades
  • Fellows, The Cold War in Europe pp122-128

Digital resources

​Below is a selection of digital resources that will help you to get prepared and ready to study A level History - Rights, Race & Revolutions. 

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No requirement to purchase any textbooks, although students are welcome to do so should they wish to. Each unit is supported by a textbook issued to students and/or online access to books.

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