- What was the Year Quiz Match the dates to the events given.
- Twentieth Century Spelling Test A spelling test sheet of words related to the twentieth century.
- Twentieth Century Anagrams Anagrams of words related to the twentieth century.
- Twentieth Century Anagrams Differentiated As above but includes first letter of each word.
- Suffragettes Information about the suffragette campaign with related activities.
- Suffragettes 1903-1913 Information sheet about suffragettes campaigns, force-feeding and the Cat and Mouse Act.
- Suffragettes - Activity Sheet An activity sheet with questions related to the Suffragette Movement.
- Russian Revolution An information sheet about the Russian revolution. Includes curriculum-levelled activities.
- Russian Revolution Wordsearch A wordsearch of key words related to the Russian revolution.
- Stalin Picture Sources Two picture sources for pupils to compare how each are used to gain support for Stalin.
- Communism and Fascism - Similarities and Differences Two blank tables for pupils to complete to further understanding of Communism and Fascism and their similarities and differences.
- Britain/America in the 1920s Wordsearch/wordsort A wordsearch and wordsort with key words related to Britain and America in the 1920s.
- Al Capone Wanted blank poster An illustrated blank 'Wanted Poster' with spaces for pupils to write about Al Capone, prohibition and the St Valentine's Day massacre.
- America in the 1950s A worksheet giving details of America in the 1950s.
- J F K Assassination A worksheet about the assassination of President Kennedy.
- Assassination Map A map of the route taken by President Kennedy on the day he was assassinated to use with the worksheet above.
- Cold War and Space Race A two-page worksheet looking at the Cold War and the Space Race.
- Space Race Wordsearch A wordsearch with words related to the Space Race.
- Peace Movements A worksheet looking at the peace movements of the 1960s and 1970s.
- Vietnam Crossword A crossword with clues relating to the Vietnam war.
- Vietnam Wordsearch A wordsearch of key words related to the Vietnam war.
- Why did America get involved in Vietnam? A worksheet explaining why America became involved in the Vietnam war.
- Why America lost Vietnam A worksheet explaining why America lost Vietnam.
In the first part of this series, we noted the siege equipment of the Assyrians consisted of complex battering rams, earthen ramps and a dedicated corps of engineers and sappers. Alexander the Great and the Greeks would take the next steps in the evolution of siege warfare. The Greeks had invented the catapult circa 399 B.C. Alexander innovated by fastening catapults and ballistas on the decks of ships to breach... Read More
While sieges had taken place earlier than the Neo-Assyrian Empire, such as that between Egyptian Pharoah Thutmose III and Canaanite rebels led by Kadesh at the Megiddo fortress in the 15th century B.C., the Assyrians perfected the art of siege warfare during the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 911 to 609 B.C.
Through war and conquest, Assyria became the most powerful empire the world had yet seen. After the... Read More
For one thousand years, chariots rolled through the Middle East, terrifying armies, destroying infantry lines and changing the face of war. Sumerians used heavy battlewagons with solid wheels drawn by wild asses around 2600 B.C. Until the innovation of spoked wheels, the weight of the battlewagons hindered their utility in war. The domestication of the horse inspired further chariot innovation as horses... Read More
The Middle Ages were a terrible time to get sick. There was no sanitation inside cities and hardly any in rural areas. While there might be some drainage or elementary sewers, the fact remains that people simply threw their bodily wastes out into the streets. Animal dung, dead dogs and rotting garbage of all kinds landed in the street and stayed there, trampled in and out of people’s houses.
The Catholic... Read More
The First Film about the Titanic Premiered Just 29 Days after the Vessel Sank
You may have seen James Cameron’s theatrical version of the Titanic, a movie that has accrued over $1.84 billion in total gross sales since its release in 1997. But we can confidently bet that you have never laid eyes on Saved From the Titanic, a 1912 silent motion picture starring actress and survivor of the RMS titanic, Dorothy... Read More