Year 9 – 10 Humanities (International General Certificate of Secondary Education 19th and 20th Century History) is organized around the central idea of how war starts and ends – specifically with World War One. This course prepares students for the IGCSE exams by studying the countries involved in WWI and WWII including: Russia, USA, and Germany. The guiding questions for this inquiry based course are: Why does a nation fight? How does a nation end conflict? Who are the victors in a war?