America – 1945-1974

In this IGCSE unit you will be looking at changes in America (1945-1974). You will examine how America and its people were affected by; anti-Communist ‘witch hunts’ (McCarthy trials), the growth and radicalisation of the Civil Rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, Women’s rights protests, Students protests and the Watergate Scandal. You will also study the impact of American Presidents and key campaigners in this era (Senator McCarthy, Martin Luther King, President Kennedy & President Nixon).


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