Band 2/3

Component: Case study

Question 2

Written Paper Section II Question 2 - 2007 HSC

Bickerton claims that the purpose of history is to properly understand the past, and most often this means tackling accepted interpretations head on. Explain the extent to which this view applies to debate from your chosen case study.

Component: What is History?

Question 1

Written Paper Section I Question 1 - 2007 HSC

With close reference to the issues raised by Munslow (2001) in the Source History in Focus, critically evaluate the role of the historian in the construction of history. Support your argument with reference to at least two sources you have studied.