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  1. I took my Paper 2 for History today and I messed up because I picked two questions from the same topic when the instructions say to pick them from different topics. ARE MY CHANCES For THE DIPLOMA GONE. I KNOW I AM BEING DRAMATIC BUT I ALMOST STARTED CRYING, BECAUSE LIKE TWO YEARS DOWN THE DRAIN ALL BECAUSE I FAILED TO READ THE INSTRUCTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE GIVE ME HOPE!!!!!!
  2. How do you structure the body of an Extended Essay? I'm going to do mine in History, probably on Mao's 100 Flowers Campaign, and I'm unsure as to how to plan it. For example, if someone was doing their EE on the causes of WW1 (too broad of a topic, I know, but bear with me), would they do each body paragraph on a different cause? Or would some paragraphs try to disprove/argue against other paragraphs? How do you do it? If I have to do 8 paragraphs on 8 different causes, then I think I might struggle!
  3. So I will be doing my Extended Essay on either China's Cultural Revolution or before it; specifically, either the Red Guard, the Wuhan Incident or the Hundred Flowers Campaign. But I'm wondering where I could find primary sources. Are there any specific websites or books? Any online archives that I could access? Any pictures, newspaper/magazine articles, etc. from the time would be really useful! Also figures and statistics (of anything) would be great, but it's difficult to find them, especially for individual cities. I'm not sure about this, but I think that the Chinese government hasn't actually released any primary sources and so the only ones historians have are diaries, letters, photographs and interviews. I just want to verify this though as I don't remember the details!
  4. So I heard that incorporating historiography is what makes a difference between a 6 and a 7, but can anyone tell me how exactly are we supposed to incorporate them in the essays? Thank you so much!!
  5. Hey all, I've been having a lot of trouble writing the 45 minute essays that are assigned in HL History (year 1). Does anyone have any tips or strategies, or possibly well written exemplars, that I could use to improve my style of writing? I think I end up giving too much narrative and not giving as strong of an argument as I should be, but any help is appreciated. Thanks!
  6. Hi, I'm doing my ia on the topic of women's rights movements and women's suffrage movements, can you guys check my possible question? are they contentious, doable, good questions? · to what extent the war challenged gender roles and to what degree society accepted them (everywhere/America/France/UK/WW1) · to what extent do the suffragette campaigns explain why women were given the vote in 1918 (UK) I also have backup questions: · to what extent was the LON a success (in the 1920's) · to what extent did President Truman help African Americans which one would be best???? Thanks!!!!!!!
  7. So I am working on putting together notes on Bullet point 15: Versailles to Berlin: Diplomacy in Europe (1919-1945) and I am really struggling to find good resources to base my notes on. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  8. Hello, Do you think that for Paper 3 of History it is enough to work in two topics (being able to choose 3 questions of 4)? Or it's really risk? Because the other option is starting a new topic. Should I work really hard on these 2 I already know, or start another one? i have the exam in 4 weeks. What do you think? Thank youu!
  9. Hey! Does someone have any notes on the history books IB called "Authoritarian States" and "Cold War" Thank you
  10. Isabela

    History IA

    I have two questions for which I can't decide which one is the best one for my history IA, which one do you think is better or how can I make one better for my IA? What policies did Hitler enact in order to get total control over Germany? What effect did Nazi Germany have on public and civilian life?
  11. I feel so conflicted right now because I don't know what to choose for my EE and I wanted to finalize my topic over a week ago! PLEASE HELP ! I wanted to do chemistry since it is something I plan to major in, so I came up with the question "To what extent does silverskin black garlic provide a reliable source of antioxidants ?" I thought it was a good topic, but the question is more biology, and unfortunately, I am not taking biology. I asked my chemistry teacher for some advice and he said that there was a reason no year 2s did chemistry as their subject. He said it would be too much work for an experiment since there would be a lot of error and it would be hard to write 4000 words on a topic that you do not know very well about. A lot of year 2 students agreed with him and recommended that I do english or history since it would be wayy easier. I really wanted to do this topic since I know I would be way more interested in it but now I feel like it would be harder than I imagine. Another teacher said chemistry is doable but difficult; however if done well it can look very good. I don't know exactly what do to for english or history. For history I am interested in Lenin, Mussolini, Hitler, and Mao But I am lost in what I should do. Please help me. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
  12. So, right now I have an assignment in history where I have to write about Friedrich W. Foersters "Europe and The German Question", and now I came to a part where it says "Limitation of content" and idk what I have to write there. I tried to find some answers, for it. But there's nothing.
  13. So, right now I have an assignment in history where I have to write about Friedrich W. Foersters "Europe and The German Question", and now I came to a part where it says "Limitation of content" and idk what I have to write there. I tried to find some answers, for it. But there's nothing.
  14. Hi all, I just wanted to know how difficult it's going to be for me to study and succeed in IB. I'm currently studying in grade 10 and I'll most probably start studying according to IB's curriculum next year. I'm currently studying the Holt McDougal Modern Chemistry, English Literature/writing, Biology, and Phyiscs. The McGraw Hill Algebra 2 on top of social studies, Farsi literature/writing and Arabic. I find all of the subjects I'm studying relatively easy (except Farsi. Even though it's my mother language), and I aced all of my finals last term. But I'm kinda stressed to be studying IB as I have no idea about the difficulty level. The hl subjects that I'm gonna pick are biology, chemistry, Farsi and English (I have no idea whether it's gonna be A or B; it's mandatory to study Farsi and English hl at my school) I want to study medicine and I looked at dozens of university admission requirements for the said course; most of the universities I'm interested in require a minimum of 6 in bio hl and chem hl on top of an overall score of 38/45. As I said, I just want to know how much energy I'll need to exert on my studies and how difficult it'll be to meet the mentioned requirements. Your insight would be appreciated! Edit: Do I need to study physics as wrll to get into medicine? I'm already picking Math sl so not sure how that'll work.
  15. Hello, I need some help trying to think of some Japanese history that relates to World War 1, World War 2, or The Cold War. I was thinking of writing about the internment of the Japanese but I think that it would be too much on the psychological/moral aspect rather than history, (My question was "To what extent was the Japanese internment a violation of human rights?") If you have any ideas on what would interest me, let me know. Thank you so, so much!
  16. Hi, I'm starting to write my extended essay and internal assessment for history. My chosen subject for my extended essay is history. I've decided on two questions, but I'm not sure if I should switch them. Also, I didn't really like my extended essay question because I believe that the argument would be unclear and un-focused, could anyone please guide me in the right direction. Thank you. Extended Essay To what extent did McCarthyism alter the political climate of the United States during the Second Red Scare in the 1950s? Internal Assessment Evaluate the extent to which the United States played a role in the 1973 Chilean Coup d’etat over Salvador Allende. Any advice would be helpful!!
  17. Hi people! I am constantly getting a 12 on my Paper 2 practices, but am failing to reach that 7. I think the reason for this is my structure, and how it needs to be improved so I can write more coherently and tighter (if that makes sense). I was wondering how to structure my introduction and body paragraphs. For my introduction, I have been taught to primarily define the key concepts, give context, and then offer my thesis. The problem I have is that my definitions become to formulaic and choppy. I don't get a nice flow to it. I also don't know precisely what I need to define. If anyone have any pointers, I would to hear some on how I can tighten up my introduction. For my body paragraphs, I am very confused on how to organize my evidences and evaluations; and how many I should include. Should I state Evidence #1, and evaluate it? Then after that state Evidence #2, and evaluate it? And finally do the same for the third? The problem I have with this is to I fail to come up with a flow and being able to link all of these in a fluid format. This is my main problem; how to organize my evidences in my body paragraphs. Thank you for helping me or the time you took to read this. Kind Regards, a fellow IB Survivalist.
  18. I need some urgent guidance regarding my IB subject choices for next year!!! This is what I've entered; English Lit A HL Economics HL History HL Maths SL Environmental systems and societies SL Mandarin ab initio SL However, I still have the opportunity to make changes so I thought I'd ask for some thoughts on them before I finalise. First of all - do they seem optimal for law at Russel Group/Ivy Leauge unis? English Lit, Economics, Maths and Mandarin are more or less definite so I am left with two concerns; I am considering swapping out History HL to Global Politics HL. Mainly because Global Politics appeared very interesting but also as I reckon History will be much harder to get a good score in. I came to UK boarding school this year which is year 11/5th form so I am doing an accelerated GCSE course - meaning my subject choices for GCSE were limited and I couldn't do the full GCSE for History (I have history lessons for experience but am not sitting exams). On the other hand, though, I know History is well respected by unis and sure would benefit me if I'll study law. Help!!! History HL or Global Politics HL? Second concern - At first I didn't doubt choosing ESS for a second because I just wanted to get rid of the sciences but I have heard a lot recently, even from the teacher of ESS, that it is a soft subject. I got A*s in all my triple science mocks and am predicted A*s as well - so it is not that I would struggle with for example Biology; I just chose ESS purely because I don't find bio/chem/physics interesting. Is it really such a "soft subject" and does it even matter if I want to do law/international relations etc. at uni? if so should I consider biology instead?
  19. Aquí está mi evaluación interna de historia HL. Obtuvo 21 puntos de 25.
  20. Muestra de Evaluación Interna de Historia HL View File Aquí está mi evaluación interna de historia HL. Obtuvo 21 puntos de 25. Submitter Natalia Hess Submitted 03/06/2018 Category Sample Internal Assessments  
  21. My topic is: To what extent was humanitarian intervention used to justify imperialist ambitions by the united states during the Spanish-American War? What part of it would I have to tweak? Is it too broad, or too narrow? I have a lot of research done on the Spanish-American War. I'm afriad that what I sit down and write it my question wil bring me issues or my research and sources will not help me at all. I'm just really nervous that there is still some tweaking to be done with my question, but I don't know what part of it to tweak. Any ideas?
  22. Hello guys, I am currently in the EE RQ selection phase and I am still on the fence as to whether I should attempt to do a history EE. I was thinking about an EE RQ which talks about German's failed blitzkrieg against the Soviet Union. My biggest concern is that I am a History SL student and most people warned me to do an EE centered around a HL subject. This leads to my question: is it advisable to do a History EE since I am not a HL student? It would also be great if students (who attempted a History EE) could share their history EE experiences with all of us. I am quite curious and eager to know more about the entire trajectory of your history EE experience. Thanks in advance!
  23. Hello everyone! In one week I need to give my professor my EE topic, I will do it in History and I have a few ideas but I don't know how to properly formulate a question or even how to get primary sources from that topics. I really need some help. 1. Berlin Wall: How did the wall divide both sides culturally? 2. Which countries participating in the WW2 advanced more in medicine thanks to the human experiments? 3. To what extent did the witch haunt affect women nowadays? Thank you so much.
  24. So we are just starting our extended essays in school, and im unsure if my topic is too broad, and how much narrower should i go? My topic is How did warfare and militarism shape the Roman Empire?
  25. I have the option to take an IB elective for the diploma, and IB geo SL was one of them. I really like geography, but I've heard that the class is all about global sustainability and helping the environment, is that true? Because if it is, I'm not really sure if I want to take it. My other options are IB anthropology, music, or psychology (none of those classes appeal to me).
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