By Peter Clements
This edition's exam tips has lately been up to date for the 2015 IB advisor for HL choice 2, background of the Americas, subject 10: Emergence of the Americas in worldwide affairs 1880-1929 The popular IB degree historical past sequence, combining compelling narratives with educational rigor. An authoritative and fascinating narrative, with the widest number of resources at this point, aiding scholars to advance their wisdom and analytical abilities. This moment version presents: - trustworthy, transparent and in-depth narrative from subject specialists - research of the historiography surrounding key debates - committed examination perform with version solutions and perform questions - TOK help and historic research inquiries to aid with all features of the degree
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Decreased sales at home meant that new markets were needed or else factories would close and unemployment increase. 5. A well-constructed essay will end with a conclusion. Here you will tie together your essay by stating your conclusions. These concluding statements should support your thesis. Remember, do not bring any new ideas up here. 6. Now try writing a complete essay to the question, following the advice above. Examination practice Below are two exam-style questions for you to practise on this topic.
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McKinley’s role There are many ways of explaining one national group entering into the space of another: annexation, occupation, colonization, invasion, seizure. How do these actions differ from one another? Are there elements they share? Can you think of historical events that are best explained by each of these terms? (Language, History, Ethics) 44 McKinley’s role in the outbreak of war remains controversial. While traditionally many have depicted him as going reluctantly to war, having wrestled with his conscience and been persuaded that Congress would pre-empt him, more recent analysis has suggested he was a leading player.