This course requires 2 options.
Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Welsh
This course aims to:
- gain understanding of the significance of key events in twentieth century world history and NZ’s place in these events
- develop research and communication skills
- weigh evidence and to form judgements on a basis of information rather than prejudice
- appreciate differing views on past events and actions
- enable students to value History as a means to understand the present and anticipate the future
The course will focus on Conflict in the Twentieth Century as a theme:
- Global Conflict: WW1 and the decade of 1910-1920; Fascism and WW2
- Racial Conflict: Slavery and Black Civil Rights in the USA
- Social Conflict: Protest and activism in New Zealand eg. Springbok Tour in NZ, 1981, Bastion Point and Nuclear Campaign
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.