Year 10 History Learning Map

Autumn Term Sep – Dec

America:  Opportunity and inequality, 1920-1973

  • Effectiveness of New Deal on society
  • Hundred Days
  • New Deal achievements and shortcomings
  • Popular culture in 1930s
  • Impact of WWII: Industry and employment
  • Impact of WWII: Women and black Americans
  • 1950s prosperity
  • Television, rock n’ roll
  • McCarthyism
  • Racial Tensions and Civil Rights: legal challenges
  • Peaceful protest
  • Black Power
  • Achievements of MLK and Civil Rights Act
  • Kennedy’s ‘New Frontier’
  • Johnson’s ‘Great Society’
  • Feminist movement

Spring Term Jan – Apr

Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950-1975

  • Fear of communism
  • Truman Doctrine
  • 38th parallel
  • USA and UN involvement
  • Development of the Korea War: UN forces and China
  • MacArthur
  • Stalemate
  • Peace talks
  • End of French rule in Vietnam
  • Civil War in South Vietnam
  • The Viet Cong
  • Eisenhower 1953-60 and Domino Theory
  • Kennedy 1961-‘63
  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

Summer Term 1 Apr – July

Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950-1975

  • Guerilla warfare
  • American warfare and tactics
  • US problems
  • Tet Offensive
  • Vietnamisation
  • Increased US involvement
  • Bombing of the North
  • Opposition to the war: The media
  • Anti-war protest movement
  • Civil right leaders
  • Peace talks
  • Communist control of S.Vietnam
  • The cost of war for Vietnam and the USA