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Jacaranda History Alive 10 Australian Curriculum, 2nd Edition learnON & Print

This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for History. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the powerful digital learning platform making learning personalised and visible for both students and teachers.

The latest editions of Jacaranda History Alive Australian Curriculum series include these key features:

  • Topics are organised around inquiry or ‘big’ questions, then structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching
  • A focus on historical sources, with accompanying activities, targets students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
  • Activity banks at the end of each subtopic allow students to apply knowledge, skills and concepts as required by the curriculum
  • Skillbuilders provide an in-depth learning sequence to help students master key historical skills
  • Review sections with activities check students’ understanding and application of historical skills and concepts
  • Reading content with integrated media that provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

For teachers, learnON includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and work programs.

To complement the History Alive series, Jacaranda World History Atlas and MyWorld History Atlas (digital) is available for Years 7–10.

How to use the Jacaranda History Alive resource suite viii

Acknowledgements x

Overview 1: The Modern World and Australia

1 The modern world and Australia (1918–1939) 1

1.1 Overview 1

1.2 How do we know about the inter-war years? 3

1.3 The peace treaties and the League of Nations 4

1.4 The ‘Roaring Twenties’ 9

1.5 The Great Depression 12

1.6 Communism — dream or nightmare? 16

1.7 The rise of fascism 18

1.8 SkillBuilder: Analysing political cartoons 22

1.9 Research project: What was life like in the Great Depression? 25

1.10 Review 26

Depth Study 1: World War II

2 World War II (1939–1945) 29

2.1 Overview 29

2.2 How do we know about World War II? 31

2.3 Causes of World War II: the Nazis’ rise to power 33

2.4 Causes of World War II: Japanese militarism 37

2.5 Causes of World War II: the road to war in Europe 40

2.6 An overview of World War II to 1944 45

2.7 Australians at war: around the Mediterranean 49

2.8 Australia threatened 52

2.9 Australians in the Pacific War: Kokoda 54

2.10 Australians in the Pacific War: beyond Kokoda 57

2.11 Australian prisoners of war 60

2.12 The Australian home front 62

2.13 Australian women at war 66

2.14 Australia and the US alliance 68

2.15 The end of the war 70

2.16 The Holocaust and other war crimes 75

2.17 SkillBuilder: Analysing propaganda posters 80

2.18 Research project: Why did the government withhold details about the bombing of Darwin? 82

2.19 Review 83

Overview 2: The Modern World and Australia

3 The modern world and Australia since World War II 86

3.1 Overview 86

3.2 How do we know about the modern world? 88

3.3 The World after World War II 90

3.4 Australia after World War II 92

3.5 The Cold War 94

3.6 Australia and the Cold War 98

3.7 After the Cold War 103

3.8 Keeping the peace 106

3.9 Freedom and rights 110

3.10 Our changing way of life 114

3.11 SkillBuilder: Interpreting historians’ perspectives 118

3.12 Review 121

Depth Study 2: Rights and Freedoms

4 Rights and freedoms (1945–present) 124

4.1 Overview 124

4.2 How do we know about struggles for rights and freedoms? 126

4.3 A day of mourning, 1938 129

4.4 The Stolen Generations 131

4.5 The fight for civil rights beyond Australia’s borders 133

4.6 Personality study: Albert Namatjira 137

4.7 The Freedom Ride 140

4.8 Being counted 143

4.9 The Aboriginal Tent Embassy 145

4.10 Land rights and protests 147

4.11 The rough road to reconciliation 152

4.12 SkillBuilder: Understanding a historical debate 157

4.13 Fighting for equity 159

4.14 The struggle continues 161

4.15 Research project: Take the Freedom Ride 166

4.16 Review 167

Depth Study 3: The Globalising World

5 Popular culture (1945–present) 171

5.1 Overview 171

5.2 How do we know about popular culture? 173

5.3 Post-war Australia 176

5.4 Fads and fashions 178

5.5 Sport and society 182

5.6 The rock’n’roll revolution 187

5.7 Protest music 191

5.8 The evolution of television 194

5.9 The Australian film industry: post-war to today 197

5.10 Continuity and change in beliefs and values 202

5.11 SkillBuilder: Becoming a historical investigator 206

5.12 Research project: Life in Australia in the 1960s 209

5.13 Review 210

6 The environment movement (1960s–present) 213

6.1 Overview 213

6.2 How do we know about the environment movement? 215

6.3 Preserving the natural world 217

6.4 Growing impacts on the environment 220

6.5 The contemporary environment movement begins 224

6.6 Defending Mother Earth 228

6.7 Fallout from the Atomic Age 233

6.8 Big business versus local communities 237

6.9 Government response to climate change 241

6.10 Think global, act local 245

6.11 SkillBuilder: Becoming a historical investigator 248

6.12 Research project: Nuclear testing at Maralinga 250

6.13 Review and reflect 251

7 Migration experiences (1945–present) 255

7.1 Overview 255

7.2 How do we know about migration experiences? 257

7.3 Waves of migration 259

7.4 Changing immigration policy 262

7.5 New Australians 265

7.6 Migrant workers and the Snowy Mountains Scheme 270

7.7 Immigration from Asia 272

7.8 From ‘White Australia’ to multiculturalism 277

7.9 Seeking asylum in Australia: Tampa and beyond 281

7.10 The migrant contribution 286

7.11 SkillBuilder: Becoming a historical investigator 289

7.12 Review and reflect 291

Glossary 294

Index 299