This unit focuses on the struggle of citizens in the United States to gain equality before the law without regard to ethnic origin, gender or wealth. Candidates should understand the factors which encouraged and discouraged change during this period.

This unit consists of two extended essays, allowing students the opportunity to investigate critically a particular historical problem. One essay focuses on historical interpretations and the other on historical investigations. 

A selection of programmes covering civil rights in America.

A range of videos covering the holocaust and the Nazi movement of World War II.