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The World of Empire,Industry and Trade by Alan A. Coulson
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All pupils will progress up the ability scale through use of differentiated worksheets.Pupils will develop vital skills through the inclusion of a 'Basic Skills' worksheet for each topic, covering grammar, word origin and presentational information.Pupils will be motivated through keeping portfolios of their own work and completing their own assessment sheets.Teachers can be sure they meet National Curriculum requirements as worksheets revise and reinforce the Key Elements required. Notes for teachers match specific worksheets to specific Key Elements.Teachers will save time on administration through the provision of graded and coded activities. The worksheets can either be photocopied or adapted as required.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction to "Quest 3": introduction to the textbook; a look at the textbook; what are we going to study?. Part 2 Before the Industrial Revolution: spot the mistakes; what made the wheels turn?; where was iron made?. Part 3 The last Stuart: succession to the throne; the Stuart dynasty; the English and the Scots. Part 4 The first Hanoverian: the Hanoverian dynasty; the Jacobite threat; the English and the Irish; the first Prime Minister. Part 5 The British Empire: the Empire in 1713; legal and illegal trade; Georgian trade; the contest for Canada. Part 6 The American War of Independence: the fight for independence; American victory, British defeat; growing conflicts. Part 7 Agricultural improvements: rich and poor; the improvers; "turnip" Townshend; farmer George - good or bad?; optimists and pessimists; how did agriculture improve?. Part 8 The Industrial Revolution: mix-up; where to build a mill?; the inventors and their machines. Part 9 Canals: rivers and canals; beginning of the canal network; the canals. Part 10/11: Steam power and the revolution in iron: development in steam power; 18th-century inventions; steam engines; the iron-making family; can you sell a steam engine?. Part 12 War with France: Trafalgar; the Irish problem; the invasion scare, 1804; why the French Revolution occurred; in the Navy. Part 13 Discontent and early reforms: loaves, wages and allowances; the Corn Laws; the Luddites; law and order; popular discontent; the Cato Street conspiracy; prisons and prisoners. Part 14 Improvements in transport: before and after turnpikes; coach travel; running a turnpike trust in 1795; the Stockton and Darlington railway; should a railway be built?; the George Hudson railway game. Part 15 Parliamentary reform: noisy and colourful elections; George III and George IV; reasons for reform. Part 16 Religion: John Wesley - this is your life. Part 17 More reform: the workhouse; a day in the workhouse; paying poor relief; factory reform; children and factories. Part 18 King coal: working in a coal mine; the coal mines; explosion at Felling. Part 19 Working-class movements: the Tolpuddle martyrs; snakes and ladders; the last gibbeting in Britain; the Chartists; the Chartist movement; the Co-op - the beginning. Part 20 The Irish famine: the story of the famine in pictures; the Irish famine; outcomes of the Irish famine. Part 21 Full steam ahead: steamships; the development of steamships; sail versus steam. Part 22 Public health: inside and outside workers' homes; housing and public health; an inspector's report. Part 23 Unions: trade union successes; benefits of union membership; trade unions - to join or not to join; emigration. Part 25 The British Empire after 1850: the Indian mutiny - key words; the Indian mutiny; the Indian language. Part 26 Ireland: Ireland and home rule; supporters and opponents of home rule; Parnell and Churchill. Part 27 The British empire after 1890: the Boer War. Part 28 Conclusion to "Quest 3": now you have fi
Release date NZ
April 17th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
New edition
Nelson Thornes Ltd
Interest Age
Age 11-14yrs
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