Edexcel GCSE History Past Papers

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Edexcel GCSE History Past Papers (9-1) June 2018

June 2018

Paper 1: Thematic study and historic environment

Option 10: Crime and punishment and Whitechapel
Option 11: Medicine in Britain and The Western Front
Option 12: Warfare and British society and the Second World War

Paper 2: Period study and British depth study

Option 20: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555
Option 21: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555 and Tudor depth options
Option 22: British America, 1713–83: empire and revolution and Medieval depth options
Option 23: British America, 1713–83; empire and revolution and Tudor depth options
Option 24: The American West, c1835–c1895and Medieval depth options
Option 25: The American West, c1835–c1895and Tudor depth options
Option 26: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 and Medieval depth options
Option 27: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 and Tudor depth options
Option 28: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95 and Medieval depth options
Option 29: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95 and Tudor depth options

Paper 3: Modern depth study

Option 30: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917–41
Option 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
Option 32: Mao’s China, c1945–76
Option 33: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad

Edexcel GCSE History Past Papers (9-1) Sample Assessment Materials

Sample Assessment materials

Paper 1: Thematic study and historic environment

Option 10: Crime and punishment and Whitechapel
Option 11: Medicine in Britain and The Western Front
Option 12: Warfare and British society and the Second World War

Paper 2: Period study and British depth study

Option 20: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555 and Medieval depth options
Option 21: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555 and Tudor depth options
Option 22: British America, 1713–83: empire and revolution and Medieval depth options
Option 23: British America, 1713–83; empire and revolution and Tudor depth options
Option 24: The American West, c1835–c1895and Medieval depth options
Option 25: The American West, c1835–c1895and Tudor depth options
Option 26: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 and Medieval depth options
Option 27: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 and Tudor depth options
Option 28: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95 and Medieval depth options
Option 29: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95 and Tudor depth options

Paper 3: Modern depth study

Option 30: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917–41
Option 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
Option 32: Mao’s China, c1945–76
Option 33: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad

Edexcel GCSE History Past Papers (9-1) Specimen Papers

Specimen Papers

Paper 1: Thematic study and historic environment

Option 10: Crime and punishment and Whitechapel
Option 11: Medicine in Britain and The Western Front
Option 12: Warfare and British society and the Second World War

Paper 2: Period study and British depth study

Option 20: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555
Option 21: Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555 and Tudor depth options
Option 22: British America, 1713–83: empire and revolution and Medieval depth options
Option 23: British America, 1713–83; empire and revolution and Tudor depth options
Option 24: The American West, c1835–c1895and Medieval depth options
Option 25: The American West, c1835–c1895and Tudor depth options
Option 26: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 and Medieval depth options
Option 27: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 and Tudor depth options
Option 28: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95 and Medieval depth options
Option 29: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95 and Tudor depth options

Paper 3: Modern depth study

Option 30: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917–41
Option 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
Option 32: Mao’s China, c1945–76
Option 33: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad

Specification

History A: Edexcel GCSE History Past Papers June 2017 (5HA)

Unit 1: International Relations: The Era of the Cold War 1943-1991 (5HA01/01)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2A Germany 1918-39 (5HA02/2A)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2B Russia 1914-39 (5HA02/2B)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2C The USA 1919-41 (5HA02/2C)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3A War and transformation of British Society c1903-1928 (5HA03/3A)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3B War and transformation of British Society c1931-1951 (5HA03/3B)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3C The transformation of British Society c1951-1979 (5HA03/3C)

History A: Edexcel GCSE History Past Papers June 2016

Unit 1: International Relations: The Era of the Cold War 1943-1991 (5HA01/01)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2A Germany 1918-39 (5HA02/2A)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2B Russia 1914-39 (5HA02/2B)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2C The USA 1919-41 (5HA02/2C)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3A War and transformation of British Society c1903-1928 (5HA03/3A)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3B War and transformation of British Society c1931-1951 (5HA03/3B)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3C The transformation of British Society c1951-1979 (5HA03/3C)

History A (The Making of the Modern World) June 2015

Unit 1: International Relations: The Era of the Cold War 1943-1991 (5HA01/01)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2A Germany 1918-39 (5HA02/2A)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2B Russia 1914-39 (5HA02/2B)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2C The USA 1919-41 (5HA02/2C)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3A War and transformation of British Society c1903-1928 (5HA03/3A)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3B War and transformation of British Society c1931-1951 (5HA03/3B)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3C The transformation of British Society c1951-1979 (5HA03/3C)

History A (The Making of the Modern World) June 2014

Unit 1: Peace and War: International Relations 1900-1991 (5HA01/01)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2A Germany 1918-39 (5HA02/2A)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2B Russia 1917-39 (5HA02/2B)
Unit 2: Modern World Depth Study: Option 2C The USA 1919-41 (5HA02/2C)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3A War and transformation of British Society c1903-1928 (5HA03/3A)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3B War and transformation of British Society c1931-1951 (5HA03/3B)
Unit 3: Modern World Source Enquiry: Option 3C A Divided Union? The USA 1945-1970 (5HA03/3C)

History B: Edexcel GCSE Past Papers June 2017 (5HB)

Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1A: Medicine and public health in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1A)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1B: Crime and Punishment in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1B)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1C: The changing nature of warfare in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1C)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2A: The transformation of British Society c1815-1851 (5HB02/2A)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2B: The American West c1845- 1890 (5HB02/2B)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2C: Germany c1918- c1945 (5HB02/2C)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3A: The transformation of Surgery c1845-c1918 (5HB03/3A)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3B: Protest, law and order in the twentieth century (5HB03/3B)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3C: The impact of war on Britain c1903- c1954 (5HB03/3C)

History B: Edexcel GCSE Past Papers June 2016

Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1A: Medicine and public health in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1A)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1B: Crime and Punishment in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1B)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1C: The changing nature of warfare in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1C)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2A: The transformation of British Society c1815-1851 (5HB02/2A)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2B: The American West c1845- 1890 (5HB02/2B)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2C: Germany c1918- c1945 (5HB02/2C)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3A: The transformation of Surgery c1845-c1918 (5HB03/3A)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3B: Protest, law and order in the twentieth century (5HB03/3B)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3C: The impact of war on Britain c1903- c1954 (5HB03/3C)

History B (Schools History Project) June 2015

Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1A: Medicine and public health in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1A)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1B: Crime and Punishment in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1B)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1C: The changing nature of warfare in Britain, C50AD to the present day (5HB01/1C)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2A: The transformation of British Society c1815-1851 (5HB02/2A)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2B: The American West c1845- 1890 (5HB02/2B)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2C: Germany c1918- c1945 (5HB02/2C)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3A: The transformation of Surgery c1845-c1918 (5HB03/3A)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3B: Protest, law and order in the twentieth century (5HB03/3B)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3C: The impact of war on Britain c1903- c1954 (5HB03/3C)

History B (Schools History Project) June 2014

Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1A: Medicine and Treatment (5HB01/1A)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1B: Crime and Punishment (5HB01/1B)
Unit 1: Schools History Project Development Study Option1C: The changing nature of warfare (5HB01/1C)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2A: The transformation of British Society c1815-1851 (5HB02/2A)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2B: The American West c1840- 1895 (5HB02/2B)
Unit 2: Schools History Project Depth Study Option2C: Life in Germany c1919- c1945 (5HB02/2C)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3A: The transformation of Surgery c1845-c1918 (5HB03/3A)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3B: Protest, law and order in the twentieth century (5HB03/3B)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3C: The impact of war on Britain c1914- c1950 (5HB03/3C)
Unit 3: Schools History Project Source Enquiry Option 3D: The work of the historian (5HB03/3D)