By Melanie Vance
These podcasts are designed for those studying or teaching A level History. They are packed full of advice from experienced examiners! The contents are the opinion of the presenter and are not endorsed by any UK exam board. See website for details.
History RocksApr 15, 2019
Government reforms and reaction Alexander II and III
This episode for Historyrocks.co.uk walks you through some of the changes in government and reaction under Alexander II and III. This will be useful to any students studying A level Tsarist Russia!
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Alexander II Legal/Judicial Reforms compared to Alexander III
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Alexander II Reforms: Education
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Brought to you by historyrocks.co.uk, this episode focuses upon Alexander II's reforms - education. Discover the motivations, changes and the emergence of reaction.
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Tsarist and Communist Russia (AQA 1H) background
Brought to you by History Rocks This series of episodes goes out to those studying AQA A level 1H Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964, but it will also be useful to other people studying the period.
Today's episode sets the scene for the Russian Empire in the 19th century.
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Reflections upon AQA A level Sources - Paper 2
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Reflections on AQA A level History Extracts
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Last minute tips for A level History students tackling AQA sources
Brought to you by historyrocks.co.uk this episode gives you a few reminders on the source skills that you can't do without!
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African American Civil Rights 1945-1980 Special
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Kennedy's involvement in Vietnam
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This podcast gives and overview as to why Kennedy got involved, what were his aims and methods and why Diem was assassinated. I hope you enjoy it and thank you for our five star review!
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Why did the USA get involved in Vietnam?
This episode brought to you by historyrocks.co.uk explores why presidents before Johnson got involved in Vietnam after 1954. It considers the different (and similar) reasons pressuring Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy following the French defeat.
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Achievements and Limitations to the Thaw/Peaceful Coexistence
Welcome to historyrocks.co.uk podcasts! This episode explores if there were any achievements in the so called Thaw between East and West in the period 1955 to 1963. If you have any questions, jokes or thoughts please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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What was Peaceful Coexistence and New Look?
This episode brought to you by historyrocks.co.uk, it delves into the shifts and developments after 1953. What was Eisenhower about? What was New Look? Why was the USSR keen to try something new? What was Peaceful Coexistence?
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The Korean War and its impact
Welcome to historyrocks,co.uk podcast special on the Cold War. Today's episode takes an overview of the Korean War and explores its impact. Feel free to contact me on email@example.com with any shout-outs or requests!
The outbreak of the Korean War 1950
Welcome to the historyrocks.co.uk podcasts! Check our website out for resources, training and much more. This episode gives some background to the Korean War and especially looks at why Truman got involved in it. Please drop us a line with any shout-outs, jokes or requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
The loss of China
You are listening to the HistoryRocks.co.uk podcasts for students studying the Cold War, especially those doing HIS2R AQA A level. This episode explores the loss of China and why it is significant in the development of the Cold War. Drop us a line with any feedback, shout-outs or jokes on email@example.com
The Berlin blockade - causes and significance
Brought to you by historyrocks.co.uk this episode offers some explanation of the causes and consequences of the Berlin Blockade. Great for all those who are revising it!
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The Marshall Plan
Presented to you by HistoryRocks.co.uk, today we are looking at the Marshall Plan. What is it? Was it an unselfish act? How did the soviet Union respond to it? Some thoughts about its effectiveness too. Feel free to send in any jokes or shout-outs to email@example.com
Let's proof read your essay!
Presented to you by historyrocks.co.uk. This special episode is for any A level History student (but especially AQA) who has just completed an essay on cause/consequence or significance. It will talk your through each paragraph, point out some of the pitfalls and give advice on what you could do.
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This episode looks at what was containment. It explores what methods of containment were used during the Cold War and why it was adopted by President Truman. I do hop you enjoy it and that you are revising hard!
Soviet Expansion across Eastern and Southern Europe
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This episode looks largely at the debate - Was Stalin aggressive and expansionist or were his actions in Eastern and Souther Europe defensive? Any shout-outs, jokes or feedback? Email us on email@example.com