Revision for IB History students

For those of you who are Diploma Candidates you are probably focused on Math, English and Biology at the moment, which is perfectly understandable. On Friday afternoon there will be a flurry of activity as you scramble to revise your notes, organize your thoughts and attempt to memorize hundreds of details.  However, one weekend of studying cannot replace 240 hours of class time and numerous assignments.  You should use some time over the course of the next week to go over the demands of ...

The Americas

When examining the four IB regions the Americas seems to be the one with the most homogeneity. All countries have the same alphabet, they are all ex-colonies, they achieved independence at roughly the same time, Christianity is the prevailing religion, and they all manage a certain amount of isolation from the world's events due to geography. Upon closer examination, however, there is an exception to every criterion and usually there are more than two of these. Not only are these two continents ...