Unit 1 Twentieth Century History 1900 – 1945 This unit studies aspects of life in the first half of the twentieth century, using the Russian Revolution and Nazi Germany as focus areas. The course looks at the crisis of the Russian Revolution and conflicts which arose during its development. It also looks at the changing patterns of daily life which resulted from the rise of Nazism in Germany, and how forms of cultural expression such as film, music, dance and literature reflected and explored these changes. Outcome 1 Crisis and conflict in the development of the Russian Revolution Outcome 2 Social life in Nazi Germany Outcome 3 Historical context and cultural expression Assessment tasks: 1. Written evaluation of Lenin’s role in the Russian Revolution. 2. Oral presentation on an aspect of social life in Nazi Germany. 3. Research essay on a form of cultural expression.