Higher and Standard Level candidates must do Paper One (an external assessment), a document-based essay test related to an IB Prescribed Subject. This class will prepare you for the Prescribed Subject The Cold War from 1960 to 1979, Section C of the exam. This paper is worth 20% for higher level students and 30% for standard level students. The test is an hour long and consists of four questions that accompany documents.

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