Dictators: Rise of 20thC Dictators | Rule of 20thC Dictators
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Tsar Alexander II
Tsar Alexander III
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The Norman Conquest (inc. Hereward the Wake / Murder of William Rufus)
Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages
The Murder of Becket
The Peasants' Revolt
The Princes in the Tower
The Reformation of Henry VIII, including the Pilgrimage of Grace
The Gunpowder Plot
The causes and consequences of the English Civil War, inc. the trial and execution of King Charles I
Witchcraft and Witch Trials
The Trial and Execution of Mary Queen of Scots
Crime and Punishment in the Industrial Revolution
Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel Murders
Women's struggle for the vote
Political Concepts (inc. Authority, Legitimacy, Human Rights, Citizenship)
(a) What are the different types of crime?
(b) How and why do different periods define crime in different ways?
(c) How are laws made?
(d) Nature of Crime - Practice Questions
How do we decide if someone is guilty?
Deciding on Punishment:
How has the range of punishments changed over time?
Nature of Punishment - Practice Questions
Development of Parliament
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Trading scenarios along the Silk Road: Teacher Answers
JFK: Introduction and Overview
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Medieval Cathedral Building worksheet to complete online
Primary sources about Churchill worksheet
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Timeline of my Birthday worksheet
Undercover in Nazi Germany: Teacher Answer Sheet
Suez Crisis: Standalone Workpack
The Abyssinian Crisis
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