Divided Union?
The USA: 1945-1970

By Steve Waugh & John Wright
April 2010
Hodder Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9780340984376
117 pages, Illustrated
$29.50 Paper Original

GCSE Modern World History for Edexcel is designed to meet the needs of the 2009 Edexcel Modern World History specification. Written by senior examiners, the series has been developed to enable students to achieve the highest possible grades through:

- outlining key lines of enquiry
- full coverage of the content requirements of the specification
- model answers, exam-style questions and exam tips to aid exam preparation
- dedicated support with assessment
- a variety of activities to motivate all students.

About the book
This new edition of The USA 1929-1980 has been fully revised to support the content and assessment requirements of the modern world source enquiry 'A Divided Union? The USA 1945-1970' in Unit 3 of Edexcel’s 2009 GCSE Modern World History specification. It has a skills-centred, source-based approach, making it ideal for students studying the course.

Table of Contents:
Key Topic 1: McCarthyism and the Red Scare
Chapter 1 The impact of the Cold War
Chapter 2 The development of the Red Scare
Chapter 3 The impact of McCarthyism
Key Topic 2: The civil rights movement, 1945-62
Chapter 4 Progress in civil rights
Chapter 5 The Montgomery Bus Boycott
Chapter 6 Martin Luther King and progress and problems, 1958-62
Key Topic 3: Changes in the civil rights movement, 1963-70
Chapter 7 Peace marches in 1963
Chapter 8 Martin Luther King and civil rights legislation
Chapter 9 Malcolm X and Black Power
Key Topic 4: Other protest movements in the 1960s
Chapter 10 Reasons for student protest
Chapter 11 Key features of the student movement
Chapter 12 The women's movement
Revision activities

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