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NSW Syllabuses

History K–10 - Stage 5 Depth Study 6: School–Developed Topic From Either of the Stage 5 Overviews

  • Relevant outcomes should be chosen to support the topic developed.
  • Students investigate in depth ONE school-developed topic drawn from the content presented in the Stage 5 overviews, 'The Making of the Modern World' or 'The Modern World and Australia', for example:
  • The Roaring Twenties
  • The Great Depression
  • The Holocaust
  • The Cold War
  • Australia in the Vietnam War era
  • A decade study
  • Women's history
  • The history of workers' rights
  • The United Nations
  • UN peacekeeping
  • The Gulf Wars and the war in Afghanistan
  • The rising influence of China and India since the end of the Cold War
  • Developments in twentieth and twenty-first century technology
  • Other topic drawn from the two overviews