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9. French Revolution and Napoleon: Videos and activities27 August 2019

This page has some suggestions for documentaries on the French Revolution with suggestions of which bits to show and various tasks for the students.This is a BBC documentary on the Palace of Versailles.... more

3. Apartheid South Africa (1948 - 1964) (ATL)free26 August 2019

These pages will give you some ideas for teaching and learning activities for the case study on the Apartheid in South Africa. We have included a range of activities which include comprehension exercises,... more

4. Gorbachev (1985 - 1991) (ATL)26 August 2019

Gorbachev's rule was to be key in bringing about the end of Communism in the Soviet Union and, indeed, in all of the central and eastern satellite states. His decision to reform the Soviet Union politically... more

3. The establishment of a Republic and the Terror, 1791 - 1794free26 August 2019

This section discusses why the establishment of a new constitution in 1791 failed to end the Revolution and why France was to be subjected to a period of Terror and bloodshed in the years 1793 to 1794. more

3. IA: Graded student examples25 August 2019

This section includes some samples of IAs with the marks and examiner's comments. more

2. Vietnam War: Videos and activities20 August 2019

On this page you will find some suggestions and links to videos that can be used as well as teacher notes with suggestions as to how the videos can be used with students. Questions for some of the videos... more

6. First World War: Videos and activities14 August 2019

On this page you will find some suggestions and links to videos that can be used as well as teacher notes with suggestions as to how the videos can be used with students. Questions for some of the videos... more

1.2 Theme 1 - Rivalry, Mistrust and Accord (ATL)13 August 2019

This page follows on from the first ATL page for this theme - starting with the impact of the nuclear arms race through to the final collapse of the USSR and the end of the Cold War.The Berlin crisis... more

Are conspiracy theories dangerous? (July 2019)free13 August 2019

July 2019 sees the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 moon landings. This was an amazing achievement - the culmination of the 'space race' and the fulfillment of John Kennedy's pledge in 1961 that the US "should... more

4. Repression and revolution in central and eastern Europe, 1968 to 1989free12 August 2019

From 1968 until 1980, the states of eastern and central Europe accepted their communist governments and Soviet control; there were no more rebellions. However, resistance and resentment did not go away.... more