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Winston Churchill's successes and failures

Winston Churchill's successes and failures

A display designed to encourage students to persist in overcoming their barriers to learning, the display provides 5 of the biggest failures and biggest successes of Churchill's career.

By tfinch2

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

A pictorial PowerPoint presentation about the life and significance of Ho Chi Minh with regards to the history of twentieth century Vietnam.

By gilberto

The Northern Ireland Conflict

The Northern Ireland Conflict

A detailed powerpoint on the Northern Ireland Conflict covering the historical context of it and its progression (including key events like The Easter Uprising). It also has key words down one side and easy navigation with a contents of ideas on each slide. The main organizations and groups involved are explained at the start and linked back to throughout the powerpoint. 77 slides

By SarahStubington

The Historical Conundrum Challenge

The Historical Conundrum Challenge

Presentation used as a starter or plenary in a KS3/4 History lesson. Pupils are presented with a “conundrum” (anagram) with a cryptic clue and are given 30 seconds to de code the identify of the historical person. Hyperlinks are embedded throughout the presentation. The whole presentation contains 20 challenges and 64 slides in total. Click on the history teacher blow to visit the teacher’s notes slide.

By 20JET12

Civil rights USA - Birmingham Alabama MLK

Civil rights USA - Birmingham Alabama MLK

Lesson that will fit into a scheme of work on civil rights. Video link provided and information summarising the event. Requires students to come up with a creative response.

By fw260

Interpretations of the Vietnam War

Interpretations of the Vietnam War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam Describe the effects of the Vietnam War Explain the financial, social, environmental and political cost of the Vietnam War. Lesson Objective: how far did the Vietnam War shape world history?

By liam0001

AQA History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam Assessment

AQA History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam Assessment

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam - Nixon’s War: Vietnamisation; chemical warfare; bombing campaign of 1970–1972; relations with China; widening of the war into Laos and Cambodia. - Opposition to war: Kent State University; the importance of the media and TV in influencing public opinion; the context of the Watergate affair. - The end of the war: the Paris Peace talks; the role of Kissinger; the US withdrawal; fall of Saigon; the price of conflict; problems of Vietnam in 1975.

By liam0001

AQA History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - Escalation of Conflict in Vietnam Assessment

AQA History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - Escalation of Conflict in Vietnam Assessment

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - Escalation of Conflict in Vietnam - The end of French colonial rule: Dien Bien Phu and its consequences; Geneva Agreement, 1954; civil war in South Vietnam; opposition to Diem; the Vietcong – aims, support, leadership and guerrilla tactics and Ho Chi Minh. - The US involvement: the Domino Theory; intervention under Eisenhower and Kennedy; Strategic Hamlets programme. - Johnson’s War: the Gulf of Tonkin; the US response to Vietcong tactics; the mass bombing campaign; demands for peace and growing student protests in the USA; My Lai and its public impact; Search and Destroy tactics and impact; the Tet Offensive and its consequences for the war.

By liam0001

Post-War Tension in Vietnam

Post-War Tension in Vietnam

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - Escalation of Conflict in Vietnam. Describe the situation in Vietnam in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. Explain why the relations in Vietnam deteriorated in Vietnam. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the end of French colonial rule lead to the Vietnam War?

By liam0001

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Korean War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Korean War

AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Korean War • The causes of the Korean War: nationalism in Korea; US relations with China; the division of Korea; Kim Il Sung and Syngman Rhee; reasons why the North invaded the South in June 1950; US and the UN responses; USSR's absence from the UN. • The development of the Korean War: the UN campaign in South and North Korea; Inchon landings and recapture of South Korea; UN forces advance into North Korea; reaction of China and intervention of Chinese troops October 1950; the sacking of MacArthur. • The end of the Korean War: military stalemate around the 38th Parallel; peace talks and the armistice; impact of the Korean War for Korea, the UN and Sino-American relations.

By liam0001