Essential SQA Exam Practice: National 5 History Questions and Papers

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Exam board: SQALevel: National 5Subject: HistoryFirst teaching: September 2017First exam: Summer 2018Practice makes permanent. Feel confident and prepared for the SQA National 5 History exam with this two-in-one book, containing practice questions for every question type and the most popular topics, plus two full practice papers – all written by experienced examiners.- Choose to revise by question type or topic: A simple grid enables you to pick particular question styles or course areas that you want to focus on, with answers provided at the back of the book- Understand what the examiner is looking for: Clear guidance on how to answer each question type is followed by plenty of questions so you can put the advice into practice, building essential exam skills- Remember more in your exam: Repeated and extended practice will give you a secure knowledge of the key developments in Scottish, British, European and World history- Familiarise yourself with the exam paper: Both practice papers mirror the language and layout of the real SQA papers; complete them in timed, exam-style conditions to increase your confidence before the exams- Find out how to achieve a better grade: Answers to the practice papers have commentaries for each question, with tips on writing successful answers and avoiding common mistakesFully up to date with SQA’s requirementsThe questions, mark schemes and guidance in this practice book match the requirements of the revised SQA National 5 History specification for examination from 2018 onwards.This book covers the following topics:Section 1: Scottish contexts:- The Wars of Independence, 1286-1328- Mary Queen of Scots and the Reformation, 1542-1587- Migration and Empire, 1830-1939- The Era of the Great War, 1900-1928Section 2: British contexts:- The Atlantic Slave Trade, 1770-1807 – Changing Britain, 1760-1914 – The Making of Modern Britain, 1880-1951 Section 3: European and World contexts:- Hitler and Nazi Germany, 1919-1939 – Red Flag: Lenin and the Russian Revolution, 1894-1921 – Free at Last? Civil Rights in the USA, 1918-1968 – Appeasement and the Road to War, 1918-1939 – World War II, 1939-1945 – The Cold War, 1945-1989