Revolution and Rebellion

Our ‘Curriculum Topics’ use the phrasing of the National Curriculum to help you find content that can be used to teach each individual module. Our taught sessions and online resources cover a variety of time periods and places. Many contain structured investigations for use directly in the classroom. Others are more suited for research and preparation. They all allow access into our unique collections.

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Boston Tea Party

How was the 1773 Boston Tea Party significant for the American Revolution?
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Bussa’s rebellion

How and why did the enslaved Africans of Barbados rebel in 1816?
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Capturing our Collections

Artworks inspired by documents found in The National Archives
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Cats and mice

What tactics were used by suffragettes, police and government?
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Christmas is cancelled!

What were Cromwell’s main political and religious aims for the Commonwealth 1650-1660?
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Holding History

What is 'The National Archives'?
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May Fourth Movement 1919

Why did the Paris Peace Conference lead to a mass protest movement in China?
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Protest and Democracy 1816 to 1818, part 1

Was this the start of mass politics in Britain?
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Protesting against the New Poor Law

What can archival material tell us about protest?
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Rebels in the records

What can we learn from documents that show how people ‘rebelled’ in the past?
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Suffragettes through government eyes

What do government records reveal about the suffrage movement?
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Women and the English Civil Wars

How did these conflicts affect their lives?