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Past paper responses

Sample responses to IB History past paper material.

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  1. M06HL Analyze the long term and short term causes of the 1917 February/March Russian Revolution

    May 2006 / History HL / Paper 3 / Q15
    Response graded by an examiner. Apparently an IBO exemplar.
    Grade awarded: 18/20 (7)
    Shared by stylusdef.
  2. Essay plans

    Various essay plans (20 total), P2 and P3
  3. May03P1SectionC

    May03 P1 Section C: The Cold War 1960-1979
    Awarded: Grade 7
  4. May04P1SectionC

    May04 P1 Section C: The Cold War 1960-1979
    Awarded: Grade 7
  5. Cause of Defeat of Central Powers WWI

    Account for the factors that lead to the defeat of the Central Power in the First World War.
    Awarded: Grade 7 (written under exam conditions)
  6. Nov03P1SectionC

    Nov03 P1 Section C: The Cold War 1960-1979
    Awarded: Grade 7
  7. War Outlines

    May 2000, Paper 2, #4: Assess the significance of either the Mexican Revolution (1910 to 1940) or the Vietnam War (1964 to 1975).
    May 2003, Paper 2, #22: “Although it began in Europe the spread of the Cold War to other regions was a much more dangerous development.” To what extent do you agree with this judgment?
    May 2006, Paper 2, #3: “No twentieth century war could be called a limited war.” To what extent do you agree with this assertion?
  8. Nov04P1SectionC

    November 2004 Paper 1, Section C
    Grade awarded: 7
  9. May03P3#16

    Analyse the political developments and external relations of either Weimar Germany between 1919 and 1933 or Great Britain between 1918 and 1935.
    Awarded: Grade 6
  10. Causes of WWII

    How important were appeasement and the collapse of the League of Nations as causes of the Second World War?
    Awarded: Grade 7
  11. May03P318

    Paper 3 May 2003 #18
    For what reasons and with what results, did Mussolini abandon his Stresa Front allies, France and Great Britain, and ally with Hitler in 1936.
    Awarded: Grade 6
  12. Vietnam Warfare

    “The Vietnam War was a limited war, a civil war, and an episode of the Cold War.” To what extent do you agree with each part of this assertion?
    Awarded: Grade 7
  13. Wars P2 Outlines

    Assess the importance of nationalism and of selfish ambition as causes of twentieth century wars. Reference must be made to at least two wars.
    For what reasons did the United States get involved in the First and Second World War?
    For what reasons, and with what results, was there a civil war either in China between 1946 and 1949, or in Spain between 1936 and 1939.
    Compare and contrast the causes of the Russian Civil War and the Spanish Civil War.
  14. Cold War P2 Outlines

    To what extent was Germany the cause of East/West disagreements between 1943 and 1963?
    “Ideological differences played little part in the origin of the Cold War.” How far do you agree with this judgment?
    Define “superpower rivalry” and assess its importance in international politics since 1945.

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