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We offer a wide range of workshops at The National Archives in Kew in our purpose-built classroom, giving groups an exciting opportunity to work directly with real documents.

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Cholera: from ‘great stink’ to safe to drink?

What impact did the environment have on people’s health in the 19th century?
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Civil rights and racial segregation

What was the response to racial segregation in the US?
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Cold War

How concerned were the British in the early stages of the Cold War?
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Crime in Whitechapel

Why was 19th century Whitechapel so difficult to police?
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Crisis in the reign of Mary I

How far can Mary I’s reign be considered a time of crisis?
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Dissolution of the monasteries

How far was money the motivating factor in the dissolution of the monasteries?
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Domesday Book: medieval treasure

What can we learn about people’s lives in 1086?
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Easter Rising: Tales of the Rebellion

What do the documents reveal about the Easter Rising?
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Elizabeth I in her own words

What can learn about Elizabeth’s style of ruling?
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Enquiring into Elizabeth

What were the issues faced by England’s most famous Tudor Queen?
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Four days’ hard labour

What was life like for a Victorian child criminal?
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From the Front

How typical was Albert Edwin Rippington’s experience of war?
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Henry VIII: image of a king

Was appearance everything for a ruler in the 16th century?
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Independent research

Do you need help with your independent research?
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Propaganda and the art of war

How did the British government encourage people to support the war?
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Treasures from the past: the Victorians (SEN)

What can we discover about a person from the past?
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Tudor rebellions

How seriously did they challenge the authority of the crown?