This new title offers comprehensive coverage for the new 2008 specifications, from the First World War to George W Bush.
Includes historical interpretations, document source questions, explanation of difficult words and concepts, a study skills section for exam preparation and a companion website with visuals to support learning.
Study and examination skills
1 The United States 1917-2008: A synoptic overview
2 Boom and Bust: the United States, 1917-1933
3 FDR and the New Deal, 1933-1945
4 US foreign policy, 1917-1945
5 The USA and the Cold War in Europe, 1945-1991
6 The USA and the Cold War in Asia, 1945-1973
7 Civil Rights, 1865-1992
8 US domestic history, 1945-1969
9 From Nixon to George W. Bush, 1969-2008
Derrick Murphy is former Deputy Principal and worked for QCA accrediting the new specifications for 2008. He is a former Chair of the NEAB History Committee and GCE A Level Chief Examiner and currently a councillor for the Borough Council of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. He has written on over forty titles for Collins.