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The Cambridge O Level History syllabus looks at some of the major international issues of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as covering the history of particular regions in more depth. The emphasis is on both historical knowledge and on the skills required for historical research.
Learners develop an understanding of the nature of cause and effect, continuity and change, similarity and difference and find out how to use and understand historical evidence as part of their studies. Cambridge O Level History will stimulate any learner already interested in the past, providing a basis for further study, and also encouraging a lifelong interest in the subject.
This syllabus replaces Cambridge O Level History (Modern World Affairs) (2134) from 2020 onwards. The last examination series for Cambridge O Level History (Modern World Affairs) (2134) will be November 2019.
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
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