- Classroom Resources
'The Charge of the Light Brigade' - background
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An introduction to the Charge of the Light Brigade and a soldier’s eye witness account.
Interpretations of the abolition of slavery
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A museum in Hull claims William Wilberforce was the key to abolition.
John Ball's speech - ‘When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?’
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John Ball’s speech ‘When Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?’.
John Ball's speech to peasants - Analysis from Dennis Skinner (pt 1/2)
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Dennis Skinner MP examines John Ball's 1381 speech to peasants.
Museums as interpretations of the past
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How do museums and visitor attractions interpret the past?
The Bastille in Revolutionary France
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A description of life in the Bastille prison in 1800 from the memoirs of a prisoner.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - an eyewitness account
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Temple Godman describes witnessing the Charge of the Light Brigade.
The Roman invasion of Richborough and the reliability of sources
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A Roman and a British man debate the Roman invasion at Richborough.
The influence of style, purpose and audience on a text
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Introduction to the context of 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'.
The interpretation of Cromwell as a villain
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A critique of interpretations of Oliver Cromwell as a villainous man.