Edexcel GCSE History: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad revision guide
Revise the full specification for this modern depth topic in the GCSE Edexcel History exam in one book.
All key knowledge is clearly covered, from the civil rights movement to US involvement in Vietnam. You will build your confidence for the exam across all topics.
Retrieval questions help you check your learning. Exam practice questions and model answers will give you plenty of exam practice.
History: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad
- The lives of Black Americans in the early 1950s
- The civil rights movement 1954-60
- Opposition to the civil rights movement
- The civil rights movement 1960-65
- Malcolm X and Black Power
- The civil rights movement 1965-75
- US involvement in Vietnam 1954-63
- US involvement in Vietnam 1964-68
- US involvement in Vietnam 1969-73
- Reactions to US involvement in Vietnam
- The end of US involvement in Vietnam
Revise effectively with Oxford Revise
This guide covers every topic in the Edexcel GCSE History: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad course in depth, using clear, easy-to-understand language. Key terms boxes highlight the important words and language that you need to understand and help you to use them confidently. Revision tips give you quick ways to understand the core concepts and practice remembering them.
Each chapter has lots of exam-style questions for you to practice. These are designed to build your confidence, consolidate your knowledge and stretch your understanding. Exam tips show you how to interpret questions, what you need to do in your answers, and give you advice on how to get as many marks as possible.
The Oxford Revise approach
Step 1: Knowledge – learn the facts
Everything you need to know in each chapter is summarised in an easy-to-follow Knowledge Organiser.
Step 2: Retrieval – check you’ve retained the knowledge
Quick-fire recall questions and answers make sure you have learned the knowledge you will need for your exams.
Step 3: Practice – complete questions in the style of the final exams
Practice applying your knowledge and skills with plenty of exam-style questions, featuring hints and tips from revision and subject experts.
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About Aaron Wilkes
Aaron has over 25 years’ experience working in schools as a teacher, department, and faculty leader.
He also leads the PGCE Secondary History course at the University of Warwick and is published widely as a school textbook author, mainly for Oxford University Press.
He is the co-creator/owner of an online History journal (practicalhistories.com) and is involved with the BBC as an Educational Consultant for their Bitesize and Teach platforms.
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