The most-studied topics in A-level history

Wednesday 13 August 2014 12:40
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Recognise any of these?

Researchers have listed the topics studied by A-level history students, revealing that schools preferred teaching modern history in addition to ‘traditional’ topics such as Henry VIII and the Tudors.

Here are the top 10 most popular topics:

1

Russian dictatorship

(1855-1992)

2

Civil Rights in the US

(1865-1992)

3

Dictatorship and democracy in Germany

(1933-1963)

4

Mid-Tudor crises

(1536-1569)

5

Churchill

(1920-1945)

6

Rebellion and disorder under the Tudor

(1485-1603)

7

Henry VIII to Mary I

(1509-1558)

8

Democracy and dictatorship in Germany

(1919-1963)

9

The origins and causes of the French Revolution

(1774-1795)

10

From Pitt to Peel

(1783-1846)

(Source: Cambridge Assessment)

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