Sharon Moran Tuesday 26th August



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  • Sharon Moran
  • Tuesday 26th August
  • HISTORY
  • Australian History, Civics and Citizenship
  • Allow about 1 hour for this section
  • This section has TWO parts:
  • PART A
  • multiple choice any topic from year 10,
  • PART B
  • short response questions and
  • 1 extended response question
  • Layout of paper
  • PART A:
  • 1 mark each question total 20 marks.
  • 20 multiple choice questions.
  • PART B:
  • Short response questions adding up to 15 marks
  • Extended response questions 15 marks.
  • Marks
  • You will need to have:
  • 3 working blue pens
  • Liquid tape
  • Highlighter
  • Lead pencil and
  • Eraser
  • Vietnam War
  • Aboriginal Rights and freedoms
  • Migrants
  • Australia as a Global Citizen
  • Individual + Event (Perkins - Freedom Ride)
  • Prime Minister & policies
  • Social and cultural history (decade study)
  • Topics included
  • Students learn about:
  • Australia’s response to the threat of
  • communism in Asia after WWII including:
  • · Korean War
  • · ANZUS Treaty
  • · SEATO Alliance
  • the response to the threat of communism within
  • Australia including:
  • · referendum to ban the Communist Party
  • · the Petrov Affair
  • Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War
  • differing views of Australia’s involvement in the
  • Vietnam War eg:
  • · supporters of the war
  • · conscientious objectors
  • · the moratorium movement
  • the impact of the war on ONE of the
  • following:
  • · Vietnam veterans and families
  • · Indo-Chinese refugees
  • · Australian culture
  • · Australia’s relations with Asia
  • Students learn to:
  • Sequence the key events in Australia’s
  • response to the threat of communism in Asia
  • after WWII
  • Explain the purpose of the treaties Australia
  • contracted during this period
  • Outline the key developments in Australia’s
  • response to communism within Australia
  • Explain the reasons for Australia’s
  • involvement in the Vietnam War
  • Explain the reasons why different groups within
  • Australia supported or opposed Australia’s
  • involvement in the Vietnam War
  • select appropriate sources that reflect
  • different perspectives about Australia’s
  • involvement in the Vietnam War
  • assess the impact of the war on the chosen study.
  • Vietnam War
  • Changing rights & freedoms
  • Section A: Aboriginal Peoples
  • Change over time
  • changing government policies towards Aboriginal
  • peoples over time, including:
  • protection
  • assimilation
  • integration
  • self-determination
  • Group
  • the varying experiences of:
  • the stolen generations
  • Events/Issues
  • the role of the following in the
  • struggle of Aboriginal peoples for rights and
  • freedoms:
  • 1967 Referendum
  • Land Rights and Native
  • Title
  • Section B: Migrants
  • the changing patterns of migration 1945-
  • 2000
  • the experiences of ONE of the following:
  • a migrant group in post-WWII period
  • enemy aliens in WWI or WWII
  • the role of ONE of the following in the
  • history of post- WWII migration:
  • Snowy Mountains Scheme
  • 1970s boat people
  • multiculturalism
  • Students learn to:
  • account for continuity and/or change over time in the relevant study
  • examine the experiences of the chosen group/s using a range of sources
  • outline the important developments in a
  • key event/issue relating to the
  • chosen study
  • explain the significance of the event/issue for the
  • changing rights and freedoms of
  • the chosen study (migrants)
  • People, Power & Politics
  • Students learn about:
  • Section A: Australia as a Global Citizen
  • Australia’s role in the following:
  • United Nations, including UNESCO, and
  • UN conventions
  • regional agreements, including Colombo
  • Plan, APEC
  • Section B: People Power
  • Events/Issues & Individuals (One Only)
  • Freedom Rides - Charles Perkins
  • Women’s Liberation - Germaine Greer
  • Green bans - Jack Mundey
  • Whitlam dismissal - Sir John Kerr
  • Green politics - Bob Brown
  • Republicanism - Paul Keating
  • One Nation - Pauline Hanson
  • Section C: Prime Ministers and Policies
  • One Prime Minister in the post-war period
  • Students learn to:
  • outline key developments in Australia’s role
  • within the UN in the post-war period
  • assess an achievement of Australia in its role
  • within the UN
  • explain the purpose of Australia’s regional
  • Agreements
  • examine the role of the significant individual
  • in the chosen study
  • assess the significance of the chosen study
  • for Australia in the post-war period
  • outline and explain a major policy or issue of
  • the term of office of the chosen Prime
  • Minister
  • Social & Cultural History
  • Students learn about:
  • Post-war Australia
  • The impact of changing technology on
  • everyday life in post-war Australia:
  • housing
  • home appliances
  • entertainment
  • transport
  • communications
  • Decade Study
  • The social and cultural features of ONE postwar
  • decade including:
  • fashion
  • music
  • entertainment
  • sport
  • British or American influences on popular
  • culture
  • Students learn to:
  • outline the impact of the main technological
  • changes over time on everyday life in postwar
  • Australia, based on a selection of sources
  • describe the main social and cultural features
  • of the chosen decade
  • outline the main influences of Britain or the
  • USA on Australian popular culture of the
  • chosen decade
  • assess the impact of the chosen decade in
  • shaping Australian identity
  • Preparing to study
  • You need a good place to be prepared to study
  • 1. Is my Study Place available to me whenever I need it?
  • 2. Is my Study Place free from in interruptions?
  • 3. Is my Study Place free from distractions?
  • 4. Does my Study Place contain all the study materials I need?
  • 5. Does my Study Place contain large enough desk or table?
  • 6. Does my Study Place have enough storage space?
  • 7. Does my Study Place have a comfortable chair?
  • 8. Does my Study Place have enough light?
  • 9. Does my Study Place have a comfortable temperature?
  • Study time
  • General Tips
  • Answer the questions you find easiest first. Come back to others later.
  • Don’t spend more than a minute or two on any question.
  • As you work on a section, keep track of how much time remains. (It’s a good idea to bring a reliable watch).
  • Answer every question. There is no penalty for guessing.
  • Be careful to mark only one answer choice per question.
  • Consider all answer choices before you choose one. Use the process of elimination to narrow your choices.
  • Test tips
  • Writing Tips
  • Organisation is very important. In your paragraph essay include an introduction, supporting paragraphs, and a conclusion.
  • Plan your response before you begin to write it.
  • Stay with the topic throughout your response.
  • Vary sentence structure and word choices.
  • Use specific examples wherever possible.
  • Write legibly.
  • If you have time, check your grammar, usage, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Answering
  • Practice Questions
  • Why did Australia go to the Vietnam War?
  • Explain how opposition to the war developed?
  • Explain the impact that the Vietnam War had on those who fought.
  • Outline the impact of the Vietnam War on ONE of the following:
  • Vietnam veterans and families
  • Indo-Chinese refugees
  • Australian Culture
  • Australia’s relations with Asia
  • Go to the NSW Board of Studies- past
  • papers to view others
  • Vietnam
  • Describe how members of the Stolen Generations suffered due to government policies.
  • Outline the main features of the policies of protection and assimilation in the period to 1950.
  • Account for the different perspectives of the Aboriginal experience between 1788 and 1914.
  • Outline 2 policies which Australian governments implemented in relation to the treatment if Aboriginal people between 1901 and 1967.
  • How has the development of an event or issue since 1945 changed the rights and freedoms of that group.
  • Outline the actions Aboriginal people have taken in their struggle for land rights in the post-war period.
  • Describe the problems faced by ONE of the following groups in their struggle for rights and freedoms:
  • A migrant group from the post-World War II period
  • Enemy aliens in World War I or World War II
  • Women during the Great Depression
  • Rights & Freedoms
  • Describe how Australia has behaved as a global citizen since 1945.
  • Select an individual you have studied. Explain the role he or she has played in an event or issue you have studied.
  • Choose a Prime Minister you have studied. Access the contribution of this Prime Minister to Australia’s post-war development.
  • Select ONE Australian prime minister from the box below:
  • Ben Chiefley John Gorton Malcolm Fraser
  • Robert Menzies William (Billy) McMahon Bob Hawke
  • Harold Holt Gough Whitlam Paul Keating
          • John Howard
  • Describe a major policy of ONE Australian prime minister in post-war Australia.
  • Go to the NSW Board of Studies- past
  • papers to view others
  • People, Power & Politics
  • Describe the changes that occurred in the living conditions of Australians between 1945 and 1960.
  • Outline 2 aspects of the development of Australian Popular entertainment way of life in the 1950’s.
  • Explain how American influences affected the Australian way of life in either the 1950’s or the 1960’s.
  • Go to the NSW Board of Studies- past
  • papers to view others
  • Social & Cultural History


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