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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
Births (150 years ago today): 1867 - Edgar de Wahl, Ukrainian-Estonian linguist and academic (d. 1948)
Births (100 years ago today): 1917 - Tex Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1985)
Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Jim Murphy, Scottish lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Europe
Deaths (650 years ago today): 1367 - Gil Álvarez Carrillo de Albornoz, Spanish cardinal (b. 1310)
Deaths (150 years ago today): 1867 - Auguste-Marseille Barthélemy, French poet and author (b. 1796)
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1967 - Georges Berger, Belgian race car driver (b. 1918)
Commemorations:International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
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Escape the Room! Mission Havana, 1959
1. Escape Room: Mission: Galileo 1610
Printable Calendar of Historical Anniversaries 2017-2018
Rise and rule of authoritarian states: IB History Paper 2 sample question generator
Spotify Jukebox Songs for the History Classroom
Cold War Random Essay Question Generator!
Defining weasel terms: Guerrilla, interstate, civil wars; populist v. military dictators; and much more besides
One sentence summaries: conclusions on the Presidents
Classroom debate: Which President achieved the most success outside of the Americas?
Post-War American Presidents to 1980: Detailed summary sheet for revision
Classroom debate: Which President achieved the most for the USA and for Latin America?
Comprehensive Summary Sheet for Revision: The Civil Rights Movement to 1965
Revision Summary Sheet: anti-apartheid resistance groups
Using drinking straws to study competition, co-operation and the arms race
Design Tubular Timeline Towers for chronological understanding