AUTHORITARIAN STATES

    2018
  • Compare and contrast the importance of propaganda to the emergence of two authoritarian states.

  • To what extent was authoritarian control achieved in two 20th-century states?

    2017

  • To what extent did economic factors contribute to the emergence of two authoritarian states, each from a di erent region?

  • “The maintenance of power was dependent on the successful control of opposition.” Discuss with reference to two authoritarian leaders.

  • “The conditions in which authoritarian states emerged were mainly determined by economic factors.” Discuss with reference to two authoritarian states.

  • Compare and contrast the methods used to maintain power in two authoritarian states, each from a different region.

    2016

  • To what extent did popular support for the aims and ideology of one authoritarian/single-party

    leader contribute to the rise to power of that leader?

  • Compare and contrast the conditions that led to the rise to power of two authoritarian/single-party leaders.

  • Evaluate the treatment of religious groups and minorities in two authoritarian/single-party states, each chosen from a different region.

  • To what extent did the structure and organization of government in Germany between 1933 and 1939 contribute to Hitler’s maintenance of power?

  • Examine the role of education and propaganda in the maintenance of power in Mao’s China.

  • With reference to Castro (Cuba) or Nasser (Egypt), to what extent did the use of force contribute to his maintenance of power?

Lenin / Stalin

  • Analyse the conditions that enabled one left-wing leader to become the ruler of a single-party state. (May 2010)

 

  • Assess the importance of economic distress and ideological appeal in the rise to power of one left-wing and one right-wing single-party ruler. (Nov 2009)

 

  • Analyse the methods used and the conditions which helped in the rise to power of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 2007, May 2005)

 

  • “It was personality and not circumstances that brought rulers of single-party states to power.” To what extent do you agree with this statement? (Nov 2006)

 

  • Analyse the methods used and the conditions which helped in the rise to power of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 2005)

 

  • To what extent were the social and economic policies of one of the following successful: Mao, Nasser, Stalin? (Specimen)

 

  • “The aims and policies of single-party state rulers rarely followed their declared ideology.” To what extent do you agree with this assertion? (May 2009, TZ1)

 

  • To what extent was the ruler of one single-party state successful in achieving his aims? (May 2008, TZ2)

 

  • Evaluate the successes and failures of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 2007, 2005)

 

  • Analyse the methods used to maintain power by either Perón or Stalin. (Nov 2010)

 

  • Evaluate the successes and failures of one ruler of a single-party state (May 2007, 2005)

 

  • In what ways, and with what results, was propaganda used by one ruler of a single-party state? (May 2006)

 

  • Analyse the nature and extent of internal opposition and the methods used to deal with this opposition by Stalin

   

   Mussolini / Hitler

  • Evaluate the contribution to the rise to power of Hitler of each of the following: National Socialist ideology; the use of force; economic crises. (Nov 10))

 

  • Analyse the circumstances that helped one right-wing leader to become the ruler of a single-party state. (May 10 TZ2)

 

  • In what ways, and to what extent, was propaganda important in the rise and rule of Hitler? (May 10 TZ1)

 

  • Assess the importance of economic distress and ideological appeal in the rise to power of one left-wing and one right-wing single-party ruler. (Nov 09)

 

  • “Unpopular rulers or governments, and their overthrow, were responsible for the formation of the majority of twentieth century single-party states.” To what extent do you agree with this assertion? (May 08 TZ2)

 

  • Analyse the rise to power of either Hitler or Lenin. (May 08 TZ2)

 

  • Analyse the methods used and the conditions which helped in the rise to power of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 07)

 

  • “It was personality and not circumstances that brought rulers of single-party states to power.” To what extent do you agree with this statement? (Nov 06)

 

  • To what extent was the rise to power of either Hitler or Mao due to personal appeal and ability? (May 06)

 

  • Analyse the methods used and the conditions which helped in the rise to power of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 05) 

 

  • Compare and contrast the repressive policies of Hitler and Stalin. (May 2009)

 

  • Compare and contrast the domestic policies of Hitler and Stalin up to the outbreak of the Second World War. (Nov 2006

   Mao

  • Account for the ineffectiveness of internal opposition to two rulers of single-party states.

 

  • Analyse the methods used to eliminate opposition by two single-party rulers, each chosen from a different region.

 

  • Analyse the methods used to maintain power in two single-party states, each chosen from a different region.

 

  • “Charismatic appeal rather than successful domestic policies enabled single-party leaders to maintain power.” With reference to Mao, to what extent do you agree with this statement?

 

  • To what extent was the ruler of one single-party state successful in achieving his aims? (May 2008, TZ2)

 

  • Evaluate the successes and failures of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 2007, 2005)

 

  • Analyse the conditions that enabled one left-wing leader to become the ruler of a single-party state. (May 2010)

 

  • Assess the importance of economic distress and ideological appeal in the rise to power of one left-wing and one right-wing single-party ruler. (Nov 2009)

 

  • “Unpopular rulers or governments, and their overthrow, were responsible for the formation of the majority of twentieth century single-party states.” To what extent do you agree with this assertion? (May 2009

 

  • Analyse the methods used and the conditions which helped in the rise to power of one ruler of a single-party state. (May 2007, May 2005)

 

  • “It was personality and not circumstances that brought rulers of single-party states to power.” To what extent do you agree with this statement? (Nov 2006)