KS3 History 4th Edition: Revolution, Industry and Empire: Britain 1558-1901 eBook 2
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KS3 History 4th Edition: Revolution, Industry and Empire: Britain 1558-1901 eBook 2

By Aaron Wilkes
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The new fourth eBook edition of Revolution, Industry and Empire is Book 2 of the best-selling Oxford KS3 History by Aaron Wilkes series. It covers British history during the Tudor, Stuart, Georgian and Victorian periods, including social and cultural history, the Civil War and Cromwell, the Restoration, the Industrial Revolution, public health, slave trade, and the rise of the British Empire.



This e-textbook introduces the history content and skills needed to support a coherent knowledge-rich curriculum, prepares students for success in Key Stage 3 History, and builds solid foundations for GCSE study:



- Carefully designed content and assessments support student progression throughout the textbook series

- Historical sources and interpretations are presented with clear provenances

- Over to you activities for every lesson check students' knowledge and understanding, and are ramped in difficulty to build confidence

- Step-by-step guidance on key History skills provides scaffolding to introduce students to the skills needed for further study

- Literacy focus feature helps improve students' essay writing skills and grammar

- Complete assessment support, including quick knowledge quizzes and exam-style assessments

- This book retains Aaron Wilkes' unique and engaging style, shown in recent research to inspire and motivate young historians

- Revolution, Industry and Empire Kerboodle: Lessons, Resources, Assessment offers a digital subscription packed full of customisable interactives, worksheets, animations and automarked assessments.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introducing KS3 History Fourth Edition
  • Have you been learning?
  • Timeline from 1558 to 1901
  • Chapter 1: Queen Elizabeth
    • 1.1 What was Britain like in 1558?
    • 1.2 Young Elizabeth: what was she like?
    • 1.3 Queen Elizabeth’s ‘middle way’
    • 1.4 Why did Queen Elizabeth kill her cousin?
    • 1.5A Match of the day: England versus Spain
    • 1.5B Match of the day: England versus Spain
    • 1.6 Britain begins to build an empire
    • 1.7 What did Queen Elizabeth look like?
    • 1 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Making inferences (source analysis)
    • Assessment: Making inferences(source analysis)
  • Chapter 2: Life in Tudor times
    • 2.1A Who’s who?
    • 2.1B Who’s who?
    • 2.2 What were Tudor schools like?
    • 2.3 How did people have fun in Tudor times?
    • 2.4 And now for your Shakespeare lesson…
    • 2.5 Fashion victims
    • 2.6 Tudor Masterchef
    • 2.7A Tudor crime and punishment
    • 2.7B Tudor crime and punishment
    • 2 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Similarity and difference
    • Assessment: Similarity and difference
  • Chapter 3: Exit the Tudors, enter the Stuarts
    • 3.1 King James I: the scruffy Stuart!
    • 3.2 Remember, remember the fifth of November!
    • 3.3 History Mystery: Were the Gunpowder Plotters framed?
    • 3.4 Which witch is which?
    • 3.5A Why do Americans speak English?
    • 3.5B Why do Americans speak English?
    • 3 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Source analysis
    • Assessment: Source analysis
  • Chapter 4: From Civil War to Commonwealth
    • 4.1 Why did the English start fighting each other?
    • 4.2 Match of the day: Roundheads versus Cavaliers
    • 4.3 What was new about the New Model Army?
    • 4.4 Why was King Charles I sentenced to death?
    • 4.5 Charlie for the chop!
    • 4.6 Cromwell: the man who banned Christmas
    • 4.7 Why does Cromwell divide opinion?
    • 4.8 The monarchy returns– but what happened to Cromwell’s head?
    • 4 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Write a narrative account (causation)
    • Assessment: Write a narrative account (causation)
  • Chapter 5: The Restoration: the Merry Monarch
    • 5.1 Who was the Merry Monarch?
    • 5.2A How deadly was the Great Plague?
    • 5.2B How deadly was the Great Plague?
    • 5.3 Was the Great Fire of London an accident –or arson?
    • 5.4 London: a city reborn
    • 5 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Source analysis (historic environment)
    • Assessment: Source analysis (historic environment)
  • Chapter 6: Exit the Stuarts, enter the Georgians
    • 6.1A The Glorious Revolution
    • 6.1B The Glorious Revolution
    • 6.2 From Stuarts to Georgians
    • 6.3 The Battle of Culloden, 1746
    • 6.4A From Tudor to Georgian times: what changed?
    • 6.4B From Tudor to Georgian times: what changed?
    • 6 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Change and continuity
    • Assessment: Change and continuity
  • Chapter 7: The Industrial Revolution: from farming to factories
    • 7.1 From homeworkers to factory workers
    • 7.2A How did factories create towns?
    • 7.2B How did factories create towns?
    • 7.3 Peggy the pauper
    • 7.4 How were factory working conditions improved?
    • 7.5 ‘Black gold’ and the new ‘Age of Iron’
    • 7.6 From roads to canals to railways
    • 7.7A An age of invention
    • 7.7B An age of invention
    • 7.8 So what was the Industrial Revolution?
    • 7 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Causation
    • Assessment: Causation
  • Chapter 8: Terrible towns
    • 8.1A What made towns and cities stink?
    • 8.1B What made towns and cities stink?
    • 8.2A Heroes of public health: Chadwick, Snow, Bazalgette and Nightingale
    • 8.2B Heroes of public health: Chadwick, Snow, Bazalgette and Nightingale
    • 8.3 How divided was society?
    • 8.4 Crime and punishment
    • 8.5 How did the first police force begin?
    • 8.6 Why was Elizabeth Fry on a £5 note?
    • 8.7A History Mystery: Why did the police fail to catch Jack the Ripper?
    • 8.7B History Mystery: Why did the police fail to catch Jack the Ripper?
    • 8 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Significance
    • Assessment: Significance
  • Chapter 9: The slave trade
    • 9.1A What was the slave trade?
    • 9.1B What was the slave trade?
    • 9.2A A life of slavery
    • 9.2B A life of slavery
    • 9.3A Why was slavery abolished?
    • 9.3B Why was slavery abolished?
    • 9 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Causation
    • Assessment: Causation
  • Chapter 10: Britain versus France
    • 10.1A Britain versus France…in North America
    • 10.1B Britain versus France…in North America
    • 10.2 In what way is the execution of a French king linked to Britain?
    • 10.3 Napoleon versus Nelson: Battle of Trafalgar
    • 10.4 Waterloo: Napoleon’s last stand
    • 10 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Consequences
    • Assessment: Consequences
  • Chapter 11: India: a British Empire case study
    • 11.1 The development of the British Empire
    • 11.2 What was India like before the British arrived?
    • 11.3 Invasion of India
    • 11.4 Indian mutiny… or war of independence?
    • 11.5 The jewel in the crown
    • 11 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Interpretation analysis
    • Assessment: Interpretation analysis
  • Chapter 12: From Tudor to Victorian Britain: what changed?
    • 12.1A 1848: How close was a British revolution?
    • 12.1B 1848: How close was a British revolution?
    • 12.2A Was this an age of improvement for women?
    • 12.2B Was this an age of improvement for women?
    • 12.3 What were Victorian schools like?
    • 12.4A A healthier nation?
    • 12.4B A healthier nation?
    • 12.5A How did people have fun during Victorian times?
    • 12.5B How did people have fun during Victorian times?
    • 12.6 The high street
    • 12.7 Why are Charles Darwin and a chimpanzee on a £2 coin?
    • 12.8 The Great Hunger
    • 12.9 What was Britain like by 1901?
    • 12 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Change
    • Assessment: Change
  • Glossary
  • Index
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