All time periods

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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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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Criminal petitions

What do they reveal about the justice system?
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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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Discover the Dissolution

How did the Dissolution change my local area?
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Elizabeth I in her own words

What can we learn about Elizabeth’s style of ruling?
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English Reformation c1527-1590

How did state and people respond to religious change?
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Enquiring into Elizabeth

What were the issues faced by England’s most famous Tudor Queen?
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Fifties Britain

Never so good? Or too good to be true?
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From Outbreak to Archive: Tales of Public Health

What do the documents reveal about how government and society dealt with public health in the past?
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Independent research

Do you need help with your independent research?
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Loyalty and dissent

How did Indian soldiers respond to the First World War?
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Mangrove Nine protest

What does this reveal about police brutality and racism in 70s Britain?
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Medicine on the Western Front

How can we find out about medical treatment in the First World War?
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Mental Health on Record

What do the documents reveal about the understanding of mental health in the past?
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Richard II

Were the troubles facing England in the 1370s and 1380s due to Richard II’s age and inexperience?
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Sixties Britain

A social and cultural revolution?
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The Holocaust

Key documents from The National Archives
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Tudor rebellions

How seriously did they challenge the authority of the crown?
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Twenties Britain (part one)

Decade of conflict, realignment and change?
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Twenties Britain (part two)

Decade of conflict, realignment and change?
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Wartime Propaganda

How did Britain try to keep the support of West African peoples?