A look at the early life of Welsh politician David Lloyd George with film showing the area where he was brought up including his home village of Llanystumdwy. Includes a newspaper report on his first election win in 1890 where he beat the incumbent Conservative by 18 votes.
The early years of Lloyd George and his home area could be discussed with students in order to assess the value of the clip as a piece of historical evidence. Through the use of previous knowledge and a variety of evidential sources, students could consider the following statements and form an opinion of their historical validity:
1. Lloyd George had his enemies but was worshipped in north Wales.
2. Lloyd George gave an identity to Wales in the eyes of the world and made Welshmen feel proud
3. People in north Wales still remember him fondly.