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WJEC GCSE History

The current course has three elements- these cover the following topics:

1) The Elizabethan Age 1558-1603: including topics like Government, Lifestyles of rich and poor, entertainment. Catholic threat and the Spanish Armada.

2) USA 1910-29: Including topics like Immigration, Crime and corruption, Economic boom, entertainment and the role of women.

3) Changes in Crime and Punishment c1500 to present day.: Including topics like Causes of crime, nature of crime, law enforcement, attitudes and methods of punishment.

4) 2 Course work- assessments: One on sources concerning Women and World War I and a second assessment on interpretations about the British Generals in World War I.