- 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.
Spying became an integral part of the Cold War. Both sides went out of their way to acquire as much knowledge as they could about each other. While Hollywood has romanticized the whole image of espionage, the real thing is far from romantic. It is a dangerous cat and mouse game that typically results in torture, prison, or execution if caught by the opposing team.
During the Cold War, spies had to prepare... Read More
The seafaring Vikings were a group of people that came from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. They made an enduring name for themselves through the 8th and 11th century for being tactical warriors, smart traders, and daring explorers. In fact, they arrived in America way before Columbus ever did, and archeologists have found some of their remnants scattered as far East as Russia.
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The Middle Ages is full of historical myths. Many historians blame this on the rise of Humanism and the Renaissance movement that appeared in the early Modern Period. Both of these cultural shifts encouraged society to look back at Medieval times in disgust. Gothic architecture from the Middle Ages was abandoned in the beginning of the Modern era, and replaced by classic Greek and Roman architecture. In other... Read More
1. The First Thanksgiving
What they told you: Escaping religious prosecution, the pilgrims left England on sailboats and landed on Plymouth Rock, barely surviving their first winter. With the graceful help of a nearby Indian tribe, who taught the settlers how to fish and hunt the land, the early colonists succeeded in establishing a foothold in the vast North American Wilderness. Thus, the pilgrims held their... Read More
How World War II Began
World War II was one of the most destructive conflicts in all of human history. More than forty-six million civilians and soldiers died, many in cruel and horrifying circumstances that lasted for years. The majority of them were unknown faces, lost in time and history, and only recognized by the people who loved them. Their lives, culture, and livelihood were swept away from one day to... Read More