Paper 3 (HL only)

This exam counts for 35 per cent of your overall marks at HL.


For paper 3 you have to answer three essay questions in 2,5 hours on the subjects taught on the History of the Americas here at Kolding Gymnasium. They are:


12: The Great Depression and the Americas (mid 1920s–1939)

13: The Second World War and the Americas (1933–1945)

16: The Cold War and the Americas (1945–1981)

The paper 3 examination paper for each regional option will consist of 36 questions, consisting of two essay questions on each of the 18 sections specified for the regional option. Students must answer any three questions, and generally there is a strong focus on in-depth knowledge in paper 3. Questions that refer to specific countries, events or people are restricted to those listed in the syllabus descriptions. The maximum mark for this paper is 45. The paper is marked using generic markbands and a paper-specific markscheme.


See History guide  

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Published January 2015

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