KS3 History: Industry, Invention and Empire: Britain 1745-1901
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KS3 History: Industry, Invention and Empire: Britain 1745-1901

By Aaron Wilkes
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Book Description

Written to match the new 2014 National Curriculum with expert support from experienced Head of History, Aaron Wilkes, the third editions of this well-loved series will hook your students' interest in KS3 History whilst helping them prepare for GCSE. Industry, Invention and Empire 1745-1901 is the third of four new third editions, and covers: from farming to factories, transport, an age of invention, industrial towns, the Slave Trade, Britain and France, the British
in India, the fight for rights, the British in Ireland and change over time.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introducing KS3 History
  • A journey through time from 1745 to 1901
  • Chapter 1: From farming to factories
    • 1.1A What was Britain like 250 years ago?
    • 1.1B What was Britain like 250 years ago?
    • 1.2 Why did the population ‘explode’?
    • 1.3A No more homework!
    • 1.3B No more homework!
    • 1.4A How did factories create towns?
    • 1.4B How did factories create towns?
    • 1.5A Peter the pauper
    • 1.5B Peter the pauper
    • 1.6 What was ‘black gold’?
    • 1.7 A new ‘Age of iron’
    • 1.8 The end of the ‘cripple Factory’
  • Chapter 2: How was transport improved?
    • 2.1 Turnpike fever!
    • 2.2 canal mania!
    • 2.3 What were ‘iron horses’?
    • 2.4 Train reaction!
  • Chapter 3: An age of invention
    • Assessing Your Learning 1
    • 3.1A The National Awards for Invention and Design
    • 3.1B The National Awards for Invention and Design
    • 3.1C The National Awards for Invention and Design
    • 3.2 What a good idea!
    • 3.3 How great was the Great Exhibition?
    • 3.4 So what was the Industrial Revolution?
  • Chapter 4: Terrible towns
    • 4.1A What made Sheffield stink?
    • 4.1B What made Sheffield stink?
    • 4.2 Welcome to Sickness Street
    • 4.3A Who were the heroes of public health?
    • 4.3B Who were the heroes of public health?
    • 4.3C Who were the heroes of public health?
    • 4.4 A class act?
    • 4.5 Crimewatch
    • 4.6 Catching the vile villains
    • 4.7 Off to prison
    • History Mystery: 4.8A What did Jack the ripper look like?
    • History Mystery: 4.8B What did Jack the ripper look like?
  • Chapter 5: The slave trade
    • 5.1A What was the slave trade?
    • 5.1B What was the slave trade?
    • 5.2 What was it like on a slave ship?
    • 5.3 A slave sale
    • 5.4 A life of slavery
    • 5.5A Why was slaveryabolished?
    • 5.5B Why was slavery abolished?
  • Chapter 6: Britain vs. France
    • 6.1A Britain versus France…in North America
    • 6.1B Britain versus France… in North America
    • 6.2A In what way is the execution of a French king linked to Britain?
    • 6.2B In what way is the execution of a French king linked to Britain?
    • 6.3 ‘Little Boney will get you!’
    • 6.4A How did ‘Nelson’s touch’ win the Battle of Trafalgar?
    • 6.4B How did ‘Nelson’s touch’ win the Battle of Trafalgar?
    • 6.5 On board HMS Victory
    • 6.6A Waterloo – Napoleon’s last stand
    • 6.6B Waterloo – Napoleon’s last stand
  • Chapter 7: The British in India
    • 7.1 How did Britain get an empire?
    • 7.2 What was India likebefore the British arrived?
    • 7.3 Invasion of India
    • 7.4A Indian mutiny… or war of independence?
    • 7.4B Indian mutiny... or war of independence?
    • 7.5 ‘The jewel in the crown’
    • Assessing Your Learning 2
  • Chapter 8: The fight for rights
    • 8.1A 1848: How close was a British revolution?
    • 8.1B 1848: How close was a British revolution?
    • 8.1C 1848: How close was a British revolution?
    • 8.2 The match girls
    • 8.3 enough of history… what about herstory?
  • Chapter 9: A changing nation
    • 9.1A Who cares?
    • 9.1B Who cares?
    • 9.2A What were Victorian schools like?
    • 9.2B What were Victorian schools like?
    • 9.3A A healthier nation?
    • 9.3B A healthier nation?
    • 9.4A George and the chocolate factory
    • 9.4B George and the chocolate factory
    • 9.5A What shall we do today?
    • 9.5B What shall we do today?
    • 9.6 The birth of modern football
    • 9.7 The high street
    • 9.8 Why is there a chimpanzee on a £2 coin?
    • 9.9A The Great Hunger
    • 9.9B The Great Hunger
  • Chapter 10: What was Britain like by 1901?
    • 10.1 How did Britain change between 1745 and 1901?
    • Assessing Your Learning 3
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Acknowledgements
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