Focus Points
Topic 61 - > Why was there opposition to Soviet control in Hungary in 1956 and Czechoslovakia in 1968,and how did the USSR react to this opposition?
Topic 62 - > How similar were events in Hungary in 1956 and in Czechoslovakia in 1968?
Topic 63 - > Why was the Berlin Wall built in 1961?
Topic 64 - > What was the significance of 'Solidarity' in Poland for the decline of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe?
Topic 65 - > How far was Gorbachev personally responsible for the collapse of Soviet control over Eastern Europe?

Specified Content
Soviet power in Eastern Europe: resistance to Soviet power in Hungary (1956) and Czechoslovakia (1968); the Berlin Wall; 'Solidarity' in Poland; Gorbachev and the collapse of the Soviet Empire.