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High School Cambridge AICE International History I AS Level

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In this course, students will explore the people, events, and ideas that shaped the course of International History from 1870-1945. Lesson content will cover political history, cultural history, economic history, and racial history through the key concepts of cause and consequence, change and continuity, interpretations, significance, and similarity and differences. Students will achieve a level of mastery in International History to help them on the Cambridge AICE History AS exam and help them enter higher education.

Segment One

Module 01 - Introduction To AICE International History

  • Introduction to AICE International History
  • Welcome to AICE International History
  • Rise of Industrialized Nations
  • Motives for Imperialism
  • All About Paper 1

Module 02 - Age Of Imperialism

  • Introduction to Age of Imperialism
  • New Imperialism
  • All About Paper 2
  • Scramble for Africa
  • Imperialism Versus Anti-Imperialism
  • Age of Imperialism Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Imperial Rivalries
  • China and Imperialism
  • Age of Imperialism Forum
  • Isolating Britain
  • Attempts at Peace
  • Age of Imperialism Exam

Module 03 - Rise Of World Powers And The First World War

  • Introduction to Rise of World Powers and the First World War
  • Land of the Rising Sun
  • Quest for World Power
  • Japan's Global Influence
  • Closing of the American Frontier
  • Rise of World Powers and the First World War Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Industrial Growth in the United States
  • The Spanish-American War
  • Rise of World Powers and the First World War Forum
  • The War to End All Wars
  • America Enters the First World War
  • Rise of World Powers and the First World War Exam

Module 04 - A Tenuous Peace

  • Introduction to a Tenuous Peace
  • The Paris Peace Conference
  • Post-War Malcontent
  • Successor States
  • Crises and Tensions
  • A Tenuous Peace Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Reasserting Solidarity
  • Settlements and Post-War Relations
  • A Tenuous Peace Forum
  • AICE International History Segment One Exam

Segment Two

Module 05 - Shifting The Balance

  • Introduction to Shifting the Balance
  • Economic Revival in the 1920s
  • Realistic Solutions
  • Closing Out the Twenties
  • The League of Nations
  • Shifting the Balance Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Successes and Challenges of the League
  • Failures of the League
  • Shifting the Balance Forum
  • League Agencies
  • Shifting the Balance Exam

Module 06 - Depression And Dictators

  • Introduction to Depression and Dictators
  • Effects of the Great Depression
  • Gateway to Extremism
  • The Spanish Civil War
  • Hitler's Intentions
  • Depression and Dictators Discussion-Based Assessment
  • The Failure of Disarmament
  • Depression and Dictators Forum
  • Rogue Nations
  • Critiquing the League
  • Depression and Dictators Exam

Module 07 - World On The Brink

  • Introduction to World on the Brink
  • Avoiding War
  • USSR Strategies
  • Actions of Appeasement
  • European Pacification
  • World on the Brink Discussion-Based Assessment
  • British Rearmament
  • The Anglo-Polish Agreement
  • World on the Brink Forum
  • The Nazi-Soviet Pact
  • The Invasion of Poland
  • World on the Brink Exam

Module 08 - Introduction To China And Japan

  • Introduction to China and Japan
  • The Warlord Era
  • Rise of the Kuomintang
  • Rival Disputes
  • Chinese Unification
  • China and Japan Discussion-Based Assessment
  • Mao's Leadership
  • Japanese Interference
  • China and Japan Forum
  • Political Unrest in Japan
  • Aggressive Tactics
  • China and Japan Exam

Module 09 - AICE International History AS Exam Review

  • AICE International History Exam Review
  • Review of Emergence of World Powers
  • Review of League of Nations and International Relations of the 1920s
  • Review of League of Nations and International Relations of the 1930s
  • Review of China and Japan
  • Writing Skills Review
  • AICE International History Exam Review Discussion-Based Assessment
  • AICE International History Exam Review Forum
  • AICE International History Segment Two Exam