Digging Deeper: Part One (p. 148) - British topics

 

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Exercise

See 'Topics to investigate' on page 148 - questions 1-5.

Web resource

1) How did the British gradually become masters of the Indian sub-continent?

Indian history - British period

http://www.gatewayforindia.com/history/british_history3.htm#British%20colonial%20period%20-%20Colonial%20Rule%20(1858%20%E2%80%93%20August%201918

The British presence in India in the 18th century

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/empire_seapower/east_india_02.shtml

British India and the 'Great Rebellion'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/indian_rebellion_01.shtml

From Empire to Independence: The British Raj in India 1858-1947

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/independence1947_01.shtml

Eton, the Raj and modern India

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4309213.stm

2) The legacy of British influence on a colony today today: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya

British Empire resources

http://www.britishempire.co.uk/

British Empire (Wikipedia)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Empire

The Story of Africa. Independence

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/index_section14.shtml

Legacy of colonialism

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2006/jul/22/comment.mainsection

Britain, the Commonwealth and the End of Empire

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/endofempire_overview_01.shtml

The Scramble for Africa

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_65.shtml

Country profiles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.stm

3) Is Britain a truly multicultural society?

Multi-racial Britain

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/modern/dabbott_03.shtml

Multiculturalism in the UK

http://access-international.cappelendamm.no/c200024/sammendrag/vis.html?tid=201106

Are the people in Britain ethnically diverse? (junior school project)

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/multiculture.html

Race UK (BBC)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/uk/2002/race/

How multicultural is Britain?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/4741753.stm

Ethnic group statistics

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=455

4) What was the 'enclosure movement' in Great Britain?

The Enclosure Movement

http://everything2.com/e2node/The%2520Enclosure%2520Movement

The Enclosure Movement

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/bseh/agriculture/theenclosuremovementrev2.shtml

Enclosure (Wikipedia)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enclosure#External_links

Agriculture and enclosures

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/TUDagriculture.htm

Rural and urban poverty

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/bsurface_04.shtml

5) Historical events defining the British

History of the British Isles (Wikipedia)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_British_Isles

BBC History

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/

British History Online

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/

Britannia History

http://www.britannia.com/history/

History of the United Kingdom

http://eudocs.lib.byu.edu/index.php/History_of_the_United_Kingdom:_Primary_Documents

Spartacus Educational: British History

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Britain.html

History.UK.com

http://www.history.uk.com/

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