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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACHMH194

Humanities and Social Sciences / Curriculum Content / Unit 4: The Modern World since 1945 / Historical knowledge and understanding / Students study ONE of the following topics, with a focus on the period 1945-2010, which are to be taught with the requisite historical skills described at the start of this unit: / Engagement with Asia / Students investigate the following with specific reference to Australia’s relationship with Asia:
Content description
The nature of Australia’s response to key developments in the period, including the success of the Communists in China, the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal, the return of the French to Vietnam, Indonesian claims for independence, Australia’s adherence to the White Australia Policy until 1973, and the implications of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War