Edexcel GCSE History: The USA, 1954–75, conflict at home and abroad

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33 The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad

In this module, students will cover the following topics in line with the Edexcel specifications booklet. Detailed information for the module can be found on page 44-45.

Topics include:

Key topic 1: The development of the civil rights movement, 1954-60

  • 1 The position of Black Americans in the early 1950s
  • 2 Progress in education
  • 3 The Montgomery Bus Boycott and its impact, 1955-60
  • 4 Opposition to the civil rights movement

Key topic 2: Protest, progress and radicalism, 1960-75

  • 1 Progress, 1960-65
  • 2 Peaceful protests and their impact, 1963-65
  • 3 Malcolm X and Black Power, 1963-70
  • 4 The civil rights movement, 1965-75

Key topic 3: US involvement in the Vietnam War, 1954-75

  • 1 Reasons for US involvement in the conflict in Vietnam, 1954-75
  • 2 Escalation of the conflict in Vietnam, 1964-68
  • 3 The nature of the conflict in Vietnam, 1964-68
  • 4 Changes under Nixon, 1969-73

Key topic 4: Reactions to, and the end of, US involvement in Vietnam, 1964-75

  • 1 Opposition to the war
  • 2 Support for the war
  • 3 The peace process and end of the war
  • 4 Reasons for the failure of the USA in Vietnam

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  • L17 Info Hunt (pdf)
  • L5 Montgomery Bus Boycott (mp4)
  • L4 Little Rock Nine Information Sheet (pdf)
  • L22 Civil Rights Information Gathering (pdf)
  • L5 The Montgomery Bus Boycott (mp4)
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  • L22 Civil Rights Chart (pdf)
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  • L17 James Meredith Shot In Mississippi During Civil-Rights March Aka Meredith Shooting 1966 (mp4)
  • L22 Civil Rights Chart (pptx)
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  • L9 Greensboro Worksheet (docx)
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  • L23 Cia Group Information (pptx)
  • L12 James Meredith Source Question (pdf)
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  • L23 How The Vietminh Fought In Vietnam Information (pdf)
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  • L15 March On Washington History By Nmaahc (mp4)
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  • L13 Kennedy And Johnson (pptx)
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  • L12 James Meredith And Birmingham Alabama (pptx)
  • L2 Civil Rights Organisations (pptx)
  • L11 Freedom Summer (pptx)
  • L24 Failure Of Vietnamisation Fact Sheet (pdf)
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  • L10 Freedom Riders (pptx)
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  • L24 Us Withdrawal From Vietnam (pptx)
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  • L1 Segregation (pptx)
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