Foreword edit

9-1 History is a textbook designed to act as a free and reliable guide for students taking the 9-1 History GCSE.

The course has been structured around the AQA Specification.

Unlike most 9-1 Books, History has various optional modules. As it is recommended to read the modules that apply to you, also, History requires various techniques when answering questions which applies to everyone, so please read the techniques section.

Good luck!

A note about the notes edit

The notes are a brief, concise overview of a course that provide the theoretical minimum knowledge you need to know for a good grade. That being said, if you want a higher grade, you will have to read further by following some of the many links provided.

Paper 1: Period studies 0% developed edit

America, 1840-1895: Expansion and consolidation  
Germany, 1890-1945: Democracy and dictatorship  
Russia, 1894-1945: Tsardom and communism  
America, 1920-1973: Opportunity and inequality  

Paper 1: Conflict and tension 0% developed edit

The First World War, 1894-1918  
The inter-war years, 1918-1939  
Conflict and tension between East and West, 1945-1972  
Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950-1975  
Conflict and tension in the Gulf and Afghanistan, 1990-2009  

Paper 2: Thematic studies 0% developed edit

Health and the people: c1000-present  
Power and the people: c1170-present  
Migration, empires and the people: c790-present  

Paper 2: British depth studies 0% developed edit

Norman England, c1066-1100  
Medieval England: the reign of Edward I, 1272-1307  
Elizabethan England, c1568-1603  
Restoration England, 1660-1685  

Answering the questions edit

Paper 1 Questions
Paper 2 Questions

Practice Papers edit

Appendix edit

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