“It was a time of abundant prosperity and unquestioning national self-confidence 1945-1960.” Assess the validity of this view.

Intro During this time, America transitioned from war-time to peace-time which inevitably brought its challenges. Both the Truman and Eisenhower administrations faced social and economic success and failure. Ultimately, I would argue that although the economy generally improved from 1945 to 1960, many of the social problems remained the same. The statement is wholly inaccurate…

“In the years 1961 to 1968 campaigns to advance civil rights of African Americans made only limited progress in the face of bitter opposition.” Assess the validity of this view.

Intro Key civil rights legislation was passed during this period, the most prominent of which was the Civil Rights Act 1964. However, the extent to which this is thanks to the achievements of the civil rights movement must be questioned, since it also had significant limitations. We must also assess whether or not these limitations…

‘The wars with France in the years 1793 to 1812 had a greater effect on British society and the economy than they did on British politics.’ Assess the validity of this view.

Impacts on British Society War had encouraged more people to marry and at a younger age. This increased marital fertility. As a result there was a huge population boom as a result of war. Increased from 10.5 million (1801) to 12 million (1811) This resulted in a huge youthful population and ultimately had a negative…