The campaign to abolish the British Slave Trade generated a national movement. How were Scots involved? Research the facts and learn the campaign tactics. Gather your evidence, prepare your arguments and fight your own campaign.
From Jim Crow to Black Power, this site explores the history of race relations in the USA, 1918 – 1968. Examine, interpret and evaluate a wide variety of sources on key areas such as Freedom Summer and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Get a taste of life as a 19th Century Irish/Scots immigrant with extracts from newspapers, letters, official documents, photos and songs. Learn how to interpret and evaluate these historical sources.
Explore some key dates from the dramatic life of Mary Queen of Scots and practise your source handling skills using the interactive exercises.
Scotland's History is the new home for BBC Scotland's history content. With interactive maps and timelines, and video clips from the new series A history of Scotland, there's never been a better way to explore our country's dramatic past.
Discover how life and work has changed in Scotland with a look at four key industries: carpets, oil, cars and shipbuilding. Meet the workers, see and hear their history and share the inspiration.
Assume the role of a medieval Scots noble and decide how you will survive the Wars of Independence. Should you fight beside Wallace at Stirling Bridge? Should you switch sides and support King Edward when it all starts to go wrong?