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Year Nine HIstory Overview
Transcript of Year Nine HIstory Overview
You are going to meet some important men
The TWENTIETH CENTURY
that's the 100 years that finished in 2000 (in case you were wondering)
but we will start the year by looking at a couple of topics that have their origins a lot earlier: the British Empire and slavery and the slave trade.
This year you'll study some ...
There will be famous men
and you'll ask - and answer - some
and you might ask
Where are the
There will be unspeakable cruelty, inspirational events, terrible wars and moments that changed the course of history.
You'll study things that you want to understand and things that you'll never ever be able to comprehend, and, at the end of it ....
...you'll have a good understanding of how our modern world was shaped,
BUT ALSO ...
you'll develop skills that will prepare you well as you get ready to start your GCSEs in Year TEN, skills that you'll use for years to come
SO WHAT ARE WE GOING TO STUDY ???
The British Empire
Why did the sun never
set on the British Empire?
Slavery and Emancipation
Segregation and Civil Rights in America
Great Men and the making of modern Europe
World War One
World War Two
South Africa and the end of Apartheid
The Cold War
You will work on key historical skills
Change and Continuity
Of course you will
Isn't history all about learning dates?
Isn't history all about writing essays?
How could this happen
in modern Europe?
How could this happen in the land of the free
"where all men are created equal"?
Was this the War to end all Wars?
Was this really the
War to end all War?