- 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.
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.
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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
Most Americans are familiar with the magic of Thanksgiving. A holiday associated with family reunions, football, Black Friday sales, turkeys, pumpkin pies, pilgrims, and Indians. However, not many are aware of its somewhat grimmer origins. Typically, what we are taught in school is an idealized historical account of what actually took place in the first pilgrim harvest festivity.
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Theodore Roosevelt Gave a Speech with a Bullet in his Chest
Theodore Roosevelt is one of the most badass presidents to ever step foot inside the White House. He was a policeman, cowboy, boxer and soldier. He went head to head with business giants such as Carnegie, Rockefeller, and Morgan.
At the age of 50, he got into a fistfight with an army lieutenant who punched him so hard that it left him blind in... Read More
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 for the spy if caught by the opposing team.
During the Cold War, spies... Read More