The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS and A level history students. The new titles combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam success. Design features include: *AS questions and exam tips *Definitions of key terms *Summaries of key historical debates.
This title is designed specifically for the Edexcel AS specifications for 2008. Itcharts the political course of America in this period, from the Watergate scandal to the Clinton years. It focuses both on the political and presidential developments of the time and analyses how these manifest themselves socially and culturally, from sport to race relations.
Finally, the book concludes by examining the state of the USA by 2001. Throughout the book key dates, terms and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips for each examination board provide the opportunity to develop exam skills