Host: Brian is a History teacher with 26 years experience. He is also an examiner with two exam boards.
In 1968 the people of Czechoslovakia decided they did not want to ruled by the Soviet Union so demanded reform and an easing of Soviet control.
This lesson looks at why the Czech people did not want Soviet rule, their demands and the response from the Soviet government.
This event is usually compared to the Hungarian Uprising in GCSE exams.
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- Why did the Czech people not want to be ruled by the Soviet Union?
- What were the demands of the Czech people at this time?
- How did the Soviet government respond to these demands?
This class is suitable for students studying History GCSE