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    Hi i'm currently writing a History essay on how important was the Domino Theory in US involvement in Vietnam I've done my notes and know what I want to say, but I don't know how to structure the essay - does anyone have any tips/advice on how to get an A*
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    Hi i'm currently writing a History essay on how important was the Domino Theory in US involvement in Vietnam I've done my notes and know what I want to say, but I don't know how to structure the essay - does anyone have any tips/advice on how to get an A*
    Use the describe, explain and asses structure.

    Describe - give a brief summary of the event e.g "the domino theory was the idea that if one country fell to communism, neighbouring countries would also fall" (or something like that)

    Explain - here you say why it meant that the US got involved in Vietnam e.g "some countries in the far east were communist e.g china and north korea and so the US wanted to avoid the spread of communism" (something along those line)

    Asses - here is where you talk about the consequences and results of the event.

    I used this structure in my History mock on the cold war and got an A 2 marks of an A* so if you follow that you should be fine.

    Hope this helps!
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