INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SINCE 1919
The flow chart below explains the long term consequence of the peace treaties in terms of the causes of WW2
Were the peace treaties of 1919-23 fair?
What were the aims and motives of the Big Three at Versailles?
Why did all the victors not get everything they wanted?
What was the impact of the peace treaty on Germany up to 1923?
Could the treaties be justified at the time?
To what extent was the League of Nations a success?
How successful was the League in the 1920s?
How far did weaknesses in the League’s organisation make failure inevitable?
How far did the Depression make the work of the League more difficult?
How successful was the League in the 1930s?
Why had international peace collapsed by 1939?
The flow chart below explains the road to World War II
What were the long-term consequences of the peace treaties of 1919-23?
What were the consequences of the failures of the League in the 1930s?
How far was Hitler’s foreign policy to blame for the outbreak of war in 1939?
Was the policy of appeasement justified?
How important was the Nazi-Soviet Pact?
Why did Britain and France declare war on Germany in September 1939?
Who was to blame for the Cold War?
The flow chart below explains the start of the Cold War 1945-48
Why did the USA-USSR alliance begin to break down in 1945?
How had the USSR gained control of Eastern Europe by 1948?
How did the USA react to Soviet expansionism?
What were the consequences of the Berlin Blockade?
Who was the more to blame for starting the Cold War: the USA or the USSR?
How effectively did the USA contain the spread of communism?
America and events in Cuba, 1959-62
American involvement in Vietnam
How secure was the USSR’s control over Eastern Europe, 1948 – c.1989?
Why was there opposition to Soviet control in Hungary in 1956 and Czechoslovakia in 1968, and how did the USSR react to this opposition?
How similar were events in Hungary in 1956 and in Czechoslovakia in 1968?
Why was the Berlin Wall built in 1961?
What was the significance of ‘Solidarity’ in Poland for the decline of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe?
How far was Gorbachev personally responsible for the collapse of Soviet control over Eastern Europe?
How effective has the United Nations Organisation been?
What are the functions of the UN?
How far has the organisation of the UNO hindered its effectiveness?
Case studies of the UNO in action: the Korean War and the Congo
Was the Weimar Republic doomed from the start?
How did Germany emerge from defeat at the end of the First World War?
What was the impact of the Treaty of Versailles on the Republic?
To what extent did the Republic recover after 1923?
What were the achievements of the Weimar period?
Why was Hitler able to dominate Germany by 1934?
The flow chart below explains the rise of Hitler and the Nazis between 1919-39
What did the Nazi Party stand for in the 1920s?
Why did the Nazis have little success before 1930?
Why was Hitler able to become Chancellor by 1933?
How did Hitler consolidate his power in 1933–4?
The Nazi regime
How effectively did the Nazis control Germany, 1933–45?
How much opposition was there to the Nazi regime?
How effectively did the Nazis deal with their political opponents?
How did the Nazis use culture and the mass media to control the people?
Why did the Nazis persecute many groups in German society?
Was Nazi Germany a totalitarian state?
What was it like to live in Nazi Germany?
How did young people react to the Nazi regime?
How successful were Nazi policies towards women and the family?
Did most people in Germany benefit from Nazi rule?
How did the coming of war change life in Nazi Germany?