Game: Bow Street Runner
Solve a murder mystery in 18th century London!
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The Civil War to the First World War
Shoe-making (also called cobbling) in a refuge for homeless and destitute boys in London, 19th century (Copyright: Scanpix)
Now followed an exciting and dramatic time in the history of the British Isles. After a bloody civil war a political union was forged among the various peoples of the islands; they became the centre of the largest empire the world has ever seen. Industrialisation, the most revolutionary change in human productivity since the coming of agriculture, took place among them. The United Kingdom became the most powerful country in the world.
Game: The Gunpowder Plot
Sex, Lice and Chamber Pots in Pepys' London
Lesson: Oliver Cromwell
Animation: The Spinning Mill
Game: The Battle of Waterloo
Animation: Battle of Trafalgar (BBC)
Animation: Stephenson's Rocket
Map of the Industrial Revolution in England
Game: Muck and Brass
Game: The Roots of English
Game: Women's Rights
Great Britain 1700 to 1900
You in 1905 (Channel 4)
Get a snapshot of your life as it might have been had you been living 100 years ago in 1905.
Sarah's Story (p. 34) [04:30]
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