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Jacaranda History Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print

Jacaranda History Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum LearnON & Print
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ISBN13 9780730332374
Pub date November 2016
Pages 344
RRP $69.95
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Jacaranda History Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum learnON & Print

This combined print and digital titles provides 100% coverage of the Victorian Curriculum for History. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the powerful digital learning platform making learning personalised and visible for both students and teachers.

The latest editions of the Jacaranda History Alive Victorian Curriculum series include these key features:

  • Topics organised around inquiry or ‘big’ questions, then structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice
  • A focus on historical sources, with accompanying activities, to target students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
  • Activity banks at the end of each subtopic allowing students to apply knowledge, skills and concepts as required by the curriculum
  • Skillbuilders providing an in-depth learning sequence to help students master key historical skills
  • Review sections with activities checking students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
  • Reading content with integrated media providing a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience


For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs.

To complement the History Alive series, the Jacaranda World History Atlas and myWorld History Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7–10.
How to use the Jacaranda History Alive resource suite viii

Acknowledgements x

AUSTRALIA AT WAR (1914–1945)

TOPIC 1 Causes of World War II 2

1.1 Overview 2

1.2 Examining the evidence 4

1.3 The peace treaties and the League of Nations 6

1.4 The ‘Roaring Twenties’ 11

1.5 The Great Depression 15

1.6 Communism — dream or nightmare? 20

1.7 The rise of fascism 22

1.8 The Nazis take power in Germany 27

1.9 Japanese militarism 31

1.10 The road to war in Europe 34

1.11 SkillBuilder: Analysing cause and effect – creating and using graphic organisers 38

1.12 Review 39

AUSTRALIA AT WAR (1914–1945)

TOPIC 2 The course and consequences of World War II 40

2.1 Overview 40

2.2 Examining the evidence 42

2.3 Overview of World War II to 1944 44

2.4 Australians at war: enlistment and the Mediterranean battles 49

2.5 Australia under threat 53

2.6 Australians in the Pacific War: Kokoda 56

2.7 Australians in the Pacific War: beyond Kokoda 59

2.8 Australian prisoners of war 62

2.9 The Australian home front 65

2.10 Australian women at war 69

2.11 Australia’s relations with the US 74

2.12 The end of the war 76

2.13 War crimes and retribution 79

2.14 Changing international relations 85

2.15 Commemoration and contested debates 88

2.16 SkillBuilder: Using historical sources as evidence – analysing political cartoons and propaganda posters 92

2.17 Review 93

RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS (1945–THE PRESENT)

TOPIC 3 Rights and freedoms (1945–present) 94

3.1 Overview 94

3.2 Examining the evidence 96

3.3 The beginnings of an Aboriginal protest movement 98

3.4 The Stolen Generations 102

3.5 Influence on Australia of civil rights movements abroad 105

3.6 The Freedom Ride in Australia 110

3.7 Being counted 113

3.8 Torres Strait Islander rights and freedoms 116

3.9 The Aboriginal Tent Embassy 120

3.10 Land rights and protests 122

3.11 Reconciliation 127

3.12 Fighting for equity 133

3.13 The struggle continues 138

3.14 SkillBuilder: Historical debate 144

3.15 Review 145

THE GLOBALISING WORLD

TOPIC 4 Popular culture (1945–present) 146

4.1 Overview 146

4.2 Examining the evidence 148

4.3 Post-war Australia — the 1950s 150

4.4 Sport and society 154

4.5 The rock’n’roll revolution 162

4.6 Global political and social influences on popular culture 166

4.7 The evolution of television as a cultural influence 169

4.8 The Australian film industry: post-war to today 174

4.9 Continuity and change in beliefs and values 182

4.10 SkillBuilder: Conducting a historical inquiry 187

4.11 Review 187

THE GLOBALISING WORLD

TOPIC 5 The environment movement 188

5.1 Overview 188

5.2 Examining the evidence 190

5.3 The national park movement 192

5.4 Growing impacts on the environment 195

5.5 The contemporary environment movement 200

5.6 Defending the environment 206

5.7 The Atomic Age 212

5.8 Global environmental issues: responses 217

5.9 Australia’s environmental future 220

5.10 SkillBuilder: Conducting a historical inquiry 224

5.11 Review 225

THE GLOBALISING WORLD

TOPIC 6 Migration experiences 226

6.1 Overview 226

6.2 Examining the evidence 228

6.3 Waves of migration 230

6.4 Changing immigration policy 234

6.5 New Australians 239

6.6 Immigration from Asia 244

6.7 Australia’s evolving immigration policy 249

6.8 Seeking asylum in Australia 253

6.9 The migrant contribution 259

6.10 SkillBuilder: Historical inquiry 263

6.11 Review 263

THE GLOBALISING WORLD

TOPIC 7 Political crisis 264

7.1 Overview 264

7.2 Examining the evidence 266

7.3 The Cold War in Asia 268

7.4 Anti-communism in Australia and the US 274

7.5 The Petrov affair 279

7.6 The aftermath of the Petrov affair 283

7.7 War in Vietnam 287

7.8 Vietnam and Australian politics 296

7.9 ‘It’s time’ — The Whitlam victory in 1972 302

7.10 The Whitlam Dismissal, 1975 307

7.11 The Whitlam legacy 314

7.12 SkillBuilder: Interpreting historians’ perspectives 318

7.13 Review 319

Glossary 320

Index 323

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