I thought it was pretty good! The belief system question a threw me at first because we mainly focussed on the one belief system rather than both religious and non religious b.systems. I reckon i managed but. Overall I was pretty happy with it.
I thought overall it was pretty good.
Germany was probably my worst... bit too much waffle - 8 pages
Speer i was pretty happy with - 7 pages 1st essay 5 pages 2nd essay
and Indochina was the best question - 14 pages.
Just chuck in stuff like the amount of bombs that were dropped on Cambodia and the 'supposed' neutrality that the US took advantage of, and the VC used Cambodia as communist sancturies and the peasants had to deal with the whole lot and it wasn't even 'their' war.
Personally, my advice would be to find out what option your school does... if you feel like you will enjoy the topic, then go for it. I didn't really enjoy the topic our school was doing and struggled as a result of it.
The actual course is different from the Modern course and you have to be...
If you can get the book that Gitta Sereny (sp?) wrote on Speer that would be pretty useful, and have some pretty good historiography. If not this websites got some alright info:
Social change is like how women are treated differently now to what they used to be. You should have a case study to support social change, like we are doing Japan. If you want to give me your email, i can try to explain it further.