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Content description ACDSEH110

Humanities and Social Sciences / History / Year 10 / Historical Knowledge and Understanding / World War II / World War II (1939-45)
Content description
The significance of World War II to Australia’s international relationships in the twentieth century, with particular reference to the United Nations, Britain, the USA and Asia
Elaborations
  1. evaluating the impact of World War II on the emergence of the United States as a major world power and on Australia’s alliance with the US (for example the threat of Japan)
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/2
    Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Ethical Understanding
  • Intercultural understanding