Dictators: Rise of 20thC Dictators | Rule of 20thC Dictators
Wars: Origins of Wars | WW1 / WW2: origins compared
Tsar Alexander II
Tsar Alexander III
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Early Modern British:
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Lutheran Reformation | Zwingli/Calvin/ Radicals | Counter-Reformation | Ferdinand/Isabella | Charles I/Phillip II | Ottoman Empire | French Revolution / Napoleon
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This simulation will help you understand the events and outcome of the American Civil War. You can play for the Union, the Confederacy, or against an opponent. A detailed worksheet is provided.
The unit is designed to be used with Year 9 students (13-14 years) but is easily adaptable to other contexts. It develops sourcework and essay-writing skills, and the outcome is a detailed, structured essay answering the key question "Was Winston Churchill a hero, or a villain?".
You may find the following resources useful for brightening up your classroom. I recommend that you print them off onto A3 and get them laminated!
This @activehistory project links to thousands of podcasts. It's part of the ActiveHistory 20th Century Research Project.
A great way of starting the unit: complete with a range of differentiated worksheets, this decision-making adventure really gets students thinking about the important people, themes and events.
All the latest history news, blog entries, TV and radio programmes - updated daily. RSS feed / Email digest options also available.
Other citation generators need YOU to do most of the hard work - and only look for books. This one searches for books, websites and films. All it needs is a web address or a title / author of a book / film.
A fantastic way of building up your professional learning network - thousands of history educators and professional historians for you to follow.
A searchable database of books and DVDs, organised by topic and period - plenty of ideas for inspiration!
These materials help teachers plan a trip to the World War One battlefields of the Somme and Ypres. There are two versions of the trip available. Each one comes with a detailed student workpack (plus teacher notes) which opens in Adobe Acrobat Reader. There is also a detailed itinerary for each trip which can be opened in Google Earth.
Simply copy an essay into the box and click 'submit' to get an instant plagiarism report.
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Events (500 years ago today): 1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
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Births (50 years ago today): 1971 – Darrick Martin, American basketball player and coach
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