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Content description VCHHK160

History / Levels 9 and 10 / Historical Knowledge / The modern world and Australia / The globalising world
Content description
The perspectives of people and different historical interpretations and debates from the period
  1. Popular culture Show elaborations
    • comparing and contrasting generational perspectives on rock ’n’ roll
    • using historical sources track changing perspectives over time
    • interviewing a selection of relatives about their experiences in their teens in the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Track the changing perspectives and suggest reasons for these changes
  2. Environment movement Show elaborations
    • explaining the responses of governments and organisations to environmental threats, for example, New Zealand’s anti-nuclear policy, the United States’ Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act 1980 (CERCLA), Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report (2009)
    • using perspectives explain why environmental movements and The Green party gained increasing public voice
  3. Migration experiences Show elaborations
    • using sources analyse the changing attitudes of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s to the arrival of migrants
    • analysing the arguments for and against the White Australia Policy between 1964-1973
  4. Political Crisis Show elaborations
    • comparing and contrast a range of different perspectives and identify differing views of what changed and the extent of change
    • analysing a selection of different historical interpretations and identify differences and similarities in arguments and debates about the significance of the political crisis
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