Year 11 Course Booklet

The Humanities

History continued...

Outwit, outlast, outplay: The intrigue of gaining world supremacy An investigation into how Joseph Stalinmanipulated Russian society to gain power and how he outwitted opposition to extend his domination. The result being Russia outplaying the rest of the world to be the dominant force in themid-20th century. This influence still has an impact on our world today. Additional case studies may be used to assist in the development of skills such as inquiry, interpretation and critical thinking. Recommended for students especially interested in how an individual can develop into a totalitarian leader and take his country from despair to world domination. Prerequisite for: an advantage for taking History at Level 2, but not required.

Prep

Students may take one or both prep courses.

Rugby, race and revolution An investigation into why New Zealand became divided over a rugby tour from South Africa in 1981. This involves an invesigation into South African apartheid, New Zealand’s sporting contacts with South Africa and the significance of the tour then, and now. Additional case studies may be used to assist in the development of skills such as inquiry, interpretation and critical thinking. Recommended for students especially interested in how sport and the developing maturity of New Zealand collided. Prerequisite for: an advantage for taking History at Level 2, but not required.

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