International Relations 1919-45 revision – quick links

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The Big Three at the Paris Peace Conference

The ‘Big Three’ and their different aims. Reference to the attitude of people at home, the effect of the war, and the arguments for and against treating Germany harshly.

The terms and effects of the Treaty of Versailles

The terms of the Treaty and an assessment of Germany’s reaction. How to approach an exam question about ‘how fair’ the Treaty of Versailles really was.

The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles

The aims of the Big Three at the Conference, and the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Download the I/GCSE History revision podcast, then look through the Paris Peace Conference PowerPoint.

The Other WW1 Peace Treaties
(St Germain, Trianon, Neuilly and Sèvres)

The terms the treaties of St Germain with Austria, Neuilly with Bulgaria, Trianon with Hungary, and Sèvres with Turkey.

The League of Nations in the 1920s

The successes and failures of the League of Nations in the 1920s, along with suggested ways to approach these in IGCSE and GCSE History exams.

The League of Nations in the 1930s

The major events of the 1930s for the League of Nations including the Manchuria Crisis, the World Disarmament Conference and the Abyssinia Crisis.

The Road to World War II, 1933-39

The events in the run-up to World War 2 including Hitler's actions and the policy of Appeasement.

German involvement in the Spanish Civil War

What the Spanish Civil War was, why Germany got involved, and what they contributed. Originally created for CIE IGCSE History students, but relevant to all students who want to know more about this topic.

4 Responses to International Relations 1919-45 revision – quick links

  1. Lola says:

    I am beyond grateful for these resources provided by Mr Allsop. It has helped me significantly in my revision classes and study periods. Thank you for sharing your knoweledge and teaching it

    • Mr Allsop says:

      Thank you for your message. I’m really pleased that you have found these materials helpful.

  2. Emvnash says:

    My exam is in November . And I don’t know were I stand in my history. Our class average is below 60%. What should I do in the meanwhile to make sure I’m ready for the oct/November exams. I aim for a A*..I really don’t know were to start

    • Mr Allsop says:

      IGCSE History results are not judged in terms of class averages, so the first thing to do is to look at your own specific grades on specific papers. Is there a pattern to which type of questions you do well on, and which you don’t? Which topics are you able to look at a Part (a) question for Paper 1 and score full marks from your memory? More importantly, which ones can’t you? You have to secure your knowledge of the units and then be able to deploy that knowledge to answer the specific type of question.

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