DSST* Study Guide

Western Europe since 1945

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Western Europe since 1945 exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the DSST* Exam

The Western Europe since 1945 DSST exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an undergraduate introductory course on contemporary Western Europe. InstantCert's course for this subject involves a look at the overall trends and changes in Western Europe and the formation and evolution of the European Union as well as a closer look at the individual development of Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Topics Covered in this Course

Historical Background
Reconstruction of Europe After World War II
Impacts of the Cold War on Europe
Impacts of the end of the colonial era on Europe
The expansion of democracy and the welfare state
Prominence and decline of Communism
Emergence and development of European Institutions
National Political Systems (Primarily focused on France, Germany, Italy Spain and the United Kingdom)
Major Patterns of Governance
Political Processes and Institutions
Governmental Institutions
Political Economy
Issues and Policies
Class Distinctions
Gender
Ethnicity
Migration
Employment
Social Policies
Politics of Identity
European Institutions and Processes
Common Institutions for governance, economic affairs, human rights, and security
Common Policymaking
Issues and Policies

Customer Test Results for this Exam

95 users submitted test results since November, 2008.
94 of those users reported a passing score (99%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Dec 31, 2014passed50
Dec 22, 2014passed422
Jul 16, 2014passed65
Jun 9, 2014passed60
May 30, 2014passed57
May 13, 2014passed46
Apr 10, 2014passed47
Apr 10, 2014passed47
Apr 8, 2014passed61
Jan 24, 2014passed50
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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