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Jacaranda Retroactive 2 Stage 5 NSW Australian Curriculum 2E LearnON & Print

Jacaranda Retroactive 2 Stage 5 NSW Australian Curriculum 2E LearnON & Print
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ISBN13 9780730347705
Pub date November 2017
Pages 512
RRP $94.95
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Jacaranda Retroactive 2 Stage 5 NSW Australian curriculum, 2nd Edition learnON & Print
This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the NSW Australian 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 Jacaranda Retroactive NSW Australian curriculum series include these key features:

  • Topics organised around syllabus content, then structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice
  • A focus on historical sources, with accompanying activities that targets students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
  • Each subtopic ends with an activity bank to further develop students’ knowledge, skills and concepts as required by the curriculum
  • Skillbuilders embedded within topics help students develop confidence in working with historical sources
  • Review sections check students’ understanding of topics and their ability to apply 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 Retroactive series, Jacaranda World History Atlas and MyWorld History Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7–10.

How to use the Jacaranda Retroactive resource suite x

About the authors xii

Acknowledgements xiii

Overview 1

OV1 The Making of the Modern World 1

OV1.1 Overview 1

OV1.2 The Industrial Revolution — nature and significance 2

OV1.3 The movement of peoples 8

OV1.4 European imperial expansion 13

OV1.5 Economic, social and political ideas of the modern world 18

OV1.6 Between the World Wars 24

OV1.7 Research project: What was life like in the Great Depression? 30

OV1.8 Review 32

Depth Study 1: Making a Better World?

1a The Industrial Revolution 34

1a.1 Overview 34

1a.2 Background 36

1a.3 The importance of Empire 40

1a.4 Improvements in agriculture 41

1a.5 The importance of cotton 45

1a.6 The age of coal and iron 47

1a.7 Transport 50

1a.8 The impact on Australia 53

1a.9 Changing ways of life 58

1a.10 The global impact 61

1a.11 Review 65

1b Movement of peoples 68

1b.1 Overview 68

1b.2 Influence of the Industrial Revolution 69

1b.3 Experiences of slaves 76

1b.4 Impacts of slavery 85

1b.5 Experiences of convicts 88

1b.6 Experiences of settlers 94

1b.7 Impacts of European settlement on Aboriginal people 99

1b.8 Impacts of settlement — the development of Australia 104

1b.9 Research project: Female convicts 107

1b.10 Review 108

1c Progressive ideas and movements

1c.1 Overview

1c.2 Emerging ideas and movements

1c.3 Capitalism

1c.4 Chartism 1836–1860

1c.5 Darwinism

1c.6 Egalitarianism

1c.7 Imperialism

1c.8 Nationalism

1c.9 Socialism

1c.10 Review

Depth Study 2: Australia and Asia

2a Making a nation 111

2a.1 Overview 111

2a.2 Expansion of settlement 112

2a.3 Indigenous contact experiences 118

2a.4 Non-European experiences 123

2a.5 Living and working conditions 128

2a.6 Self-government and democracy 138

2a.7 Indigenous and women’s rights 147

2a.8 Social legislation 150

2a.9 Research project: The Panter, Harding and Goldwyer memorial 156

2a.10 Review 158

2b China and the world 162

2b.1 Overview 162

2b.2 China — the Middle Kingdom 164

2b.3 Traditional Chinese society 166

2b.4 The leadership of the Dragon Throne 170

2b.5 Chinese culture and beliefs 172

2b.6 Contact, conflict and change 176

2b.7 Empress Dowager Cixi 184

2b.8 China in the modern world 185

2b.9 Review 194

Depth Study 3: Australians at War (World Wars I and II)

3a World War I 198

3a.1 Overview 198

3a.2 The Origins of World War I 199

3a.3 Australia’s involvement 203

3a.4 The Gallipoli campaign 207

3a.5 The Western Front 216

3a.6 Prisoners of war 222

3a.7 The home front 224

3a.8 Conscription: Australia divided 234

3a.9 War’s impact on soldiers and civilians 241

3a.10 Commemorating World War I 244

3a.11 The Anzac legend 246

3a.12 Research project: The Anzac Day memorials 250

3a.13 Review 251

3b World War II 255

3b.1 Overview 255

3b.2 The origins of World War II 256

3b.3 The European war begins 266

3b.4 War in North Africa and the Mediterranean 269

3b.5 The Eastern Front 273

3b.6 The Holocaust .275

3b.7 The Pacific 278

3b.8 Prisoners of war 286

3b.9 Ending the war 289

3b.10 The home front 292

3b.11 The changing roles of women 301

3b.12 Significance, impact and commemoration 306

3b.13 International relationships 311

3b.14 Research project: Why did the government withhold details about the bombing of Darwin? 313

3b.15 Review 314

Overview 2

OV2 The Modern World and Australia 319

OV2.1 Overview 319

OV2.2 Australia after 1945 — war and peace 320

OV2.3 The fight for rights and freedoms 322

OV2.4 The Cold War and beyond 328

OV2.5 A developing world 336

OV2.6 Review 344

Depth Study 4

4 Rights and freedoms 346

4.1 Overview 346

4.2 The UN and the UDHR 347

4.3 Early Aboriginal activism 351

4.4 The Stolen Generations 355

4.5 The Civil Rights Movement 360

4.6 Charles Perkins and the 1965 Freedom Ride 369

4.7 Civil rights in Australia in the 1960s 374

4.8 Land rights and Mabo 378

4.9 Bringing them home 382

4.10 The Apology 385

4.11 Securing civil rights and freedoms 388

4.12 Research project: Take the Freedom Ride 392

4.13 Review 394

Depth Study 5: The Globalising World 

5a Popular culture 398

5a.1 Overview 398

5a.2 Popular culture at the end of World War II 399

5a.3 Changes in the post-war period 403

5a.4 Influences from the US and Britain 406

5a.5 The impact of television and communication technologies 416

5a.6 Contributions to international sport 421

5a.7 Contributions to music, film and television 427

5a.8 Continuity and change in beliefs and values 432

5a.9 Research project: Life in Australia in the 1960s 434

5a.10 Review 436

5b The environment movement

5b.1 Overview

5b.2 Two stories about sustainability

5b.3 The background to environmental awareness

5b.4 The intensification of environmental effects

5b.5 Growth and influence of the environment movement

5b.6 Significant events and campaigns

5b.7 National and international action

5b.8 Review

5c Migration experiences 440

5c.1 Overview 440

5c.2 Post–World War II migration and world events 441

5c.3 Government policies and patterns of migration 444

5c.4 Hardship and hostels 453

5c.5 The impact of world events on immigration to Australia 457

5c.6 The migrant contribution to Australia 462

5c.7 Review 469

Depth Study 6: School-developed Topic

6a The Holocaust

6a.1 Overview

6a.2 The Nazi threat

6a.3 Using the law 1933–38

6a.4 The Kristallnacht, 9–10 November 1938

6a.5 The ghettos 1939–45

6a.6 The ‘Final Solution’

6a.7 Aftermath and contestability

6a.8 Review

6b Australia in the Vietnam War era

6b.1 Overview

6b.2 Crushing the communists in Australia

6b.3 Why did Australia fight in Vietnam?

6b.4 Australia divided — opposition to or support for the war

6b.5 The impact of the Vietnam War

6b.6 Research project: Nuclear testing at Maralinga

6b.7 Review


Index 472

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