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

Teach any Edexcel module 33: The USA, 1954–75, no prep needed!

Do you want to save dozens of hours in time? Get your evenings and weekends back? Be fully prepared to teach any Edexcel GCSE topic 33?

Every Edexcel topic 33 is covered, and each module comes complete with:

Scheme of Work

Teachers Workflow Checklist

Exam Booklets (2020 Syllabus)

PowerPoint Presentations

Student Assessments

Quiz Questions

sh-study

PAPER 3: OPTION 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

Resource Examples

Click any of the example images below to view a larger version.

This module download also includes the following teaching resources:

  • Edexcel GCSE History Exam Booklets (zip)
  • L1 Ku Klux Klan A Secret History (mp4)
  • L1 Segregation (pptx)
  • L1 The Story Of Emmett Till (mp4)
  • L10 Freedom Riders (pptx)
  • L10 Freedom Riders Inference Source Question (pdf)
  • L10 Freedom Riders Source Question With Prompts (pdf)
  • L10 Freedom Rides Map Handouts (pdf)
  • L10 Freedom Rides Room Gathering Information (pptx)
  • L10 Freedom Rides Room Gathering Information (pdf)
  • L10 Freedom Rides Sources (pdf)
  • L11 Freedom Summer (pptx)
  • L11 Freedom Summer Info (docx)
  • L11 Freedom Summer Info (pdf)
  • L11 Remembering Freedom Summer (mp4)
  • L12 Birmingham Alabama Inference Exam Question (pdf)
  • L12 Enquiry Question Birmingham Alabama (pdf)
  • L12 James Meredith And Birmingham Alabama (pptx)
  • L12 James Meredith Fact Finding Worksheet (pdf)
  • L12 James Meredith Source Question (pdf)
  • L12 October 1 1962 James Meredith Integrates Ole Miss (mp4)
  • L12 Source Question On Birmingham Alabama (pdf)
  • L13 12 Mark Exam Question Civil Rights Acts (pdf)
  • L13 Kennedy And Johnson (pdf)
  • L13 Kennedy And Johnson (pptx)
  • L13 Kennedy And Johnson (docx)
  • L14 Civil Rights Edexcel Style Gcse Exam Source Questions (pdf)
  • L14 Presidents And Civil Rights (pptx)
  • L15 March On Washington History By Nmaahc (mp4)
  • L15 Selma 50 Years Later- Remembering Bloody Sunday (mp4)
  • L15 Selma And Civil Rights Act 1965 (pptx)
  • L15 What Happened At Selma Task Sheet (pdf)
  • L15 What Happened At Selma Task Sheet (docx)
  • L16 Malcolm X (pptx)
  • L16 Malcolm X Source Activity (pdf)
  • L16 Malcolm X Source Sheet (pdf)
  • L16 Malcolm X Sources (pdf)
  • L16 Malcolm X Timeline (pdf)
  • L16 Malcom X Info Hunt (pdf)
  • L17 Info Hunt (pdf)
  • L17 Info Hunt (pptx)
  • L17 James Meredith Shot In Mississippi During Civil-Rights March Aka Meredith Shooting 1966 (mp4)
  • L18 Black Panthers (pptx)
  • L18 The Black Panther Party Documentary (mp4)
  • L19 Further Riots And The Kerner Report (pptx)
  • L2 Civil Rights Information For Paired Work (pptx)
  • L2 Civil Rights Information For Paired Work (pdf)
  • L2 Civil Rights Organisations (pptx)
  • L2 Civil Rights Source Sheets (pptx)
  • L2 Civil Rights Source Sheets (pdf)
  • L2 Source Chart For Students (pptx)
  • L2 Source Chart For Students (pdf)
  • L20 King S Campaign Information (pptx)
  • L20 Mlk Blank Diagram Campaign In The North (pdf)
  • L20 Table (png)
  • L20 The Chicago Freedom Movement The First Step In An Incomplete Journey (mp4)
  • L21 Assassination Of Mlk (pptx)
  • L22 Civil Rights Chart (pdf)
  • L22 Civil Rights Chart (pptx)
  • L22 Civil Rights Information Gathering (pptx)
  • L22 Civil Rights Information Gathering (pdf)
  • L22 Civil Rights Up To 1975 (pptx)
  • L22 Student Information Sheet (pdf)
  • L23 Anti-Vietnam Reasons (pptx)
  • L23 Anti-Vietnam Reasons (pdf)
  • L23 Cia Group Information (pptx)
  • L23 Cia Group Information (pdf)
  • L23 How The Vietminh Fought In Vietnam Information (pptx)
  • L23 How The Vietminh Fought In Vietnam Information (pdf)
  • L23 Kgb Tactics Table (pdf)
  • L23 Kgb Tactics Table (pptx)
  • L23 My Lai Source (pptx)
  • L23 My Lai Source (pdf)
  • L23 My Lai Timeline Information (pptx)
  • L23 My Lai Timeline Information (pdf)
  • L23 Table Questions (pdf)
  • L23 Table Questions (pptx)
  • L23 Us And Vietnam (pptx)
  • L24 Failure Of Vietnamisation Fact Sheet (pdf)
  • L24 Kent State Shootings Lesson Material (pdf)
  • L24 Us Withdrawal From Vietnam (pptx)
  • L3 Brown V (mp4)
  • L3 Brown V Topeka (pptx)
  • L3 Brown V Topeka Information (pdf)
  • L3 Brown V Topeka Information (pptx)
  • L3 Brown V Topeka Source Homework Task (pdf)
  • L3 Brown V Topeka Source Homework Task (pptx)
  • L4 1957 The Little Rock Nine (mp4)
  • L4 Little Rock High School (pptx)
  • L4 Little Rock Nine History Project Documentary (mp4)
  • L4 Little Rock Nine Information Sheet (pdf)
  • L4 Little Rock Nine Information Sheet (pptx)
  • L4 Little Rock Nine Starter Activity (pdf)
  • L4 Little Rock Sources (pdf)
  • L5 Montgomery Bus Boycott (mp4)
  • L5 Montgomery Bus Boycott (pptx)
  • L5 The Montgomery Bus Boycott (mp4)
  • L6 Mlk (pptx)
  • L6 Mlk Chart (pdf)
  • L6 Mlk Chart (pptx)
  • L7 Kkk (pptx)
  • L7 Kkk Chart (pptx)
  • L7 Kkk Chart (pdf)
  • L7 Kkk Information Sheet (pdf)
  • L7 Kkk Information Sheet (doc)
  • L8 Wcc Sources (pdf)
  • L8 Wcc Sources (pptx)
  • L8 White Citizen Council Sources (docx)
  • L8 White Citizen Council Sources (pdf)
  • L8 White Citizen Councils (pptx)
  • L9 Greensboro Sit Ins (pptx)
  • L9 Greensboro Worksheet (docx)
  • L9 Greensboro Worksheet (pdf)