History KS3: The Birth of Empire - The East India Company

A collection of short films following the footsteps of the company that revolutionised the British lifestyle and laid the foundations of today's global trading systems.

The films explore six areas:

  • Conflict and Mutiny
  • Customs and Culture
  • Greed and Famine
  • Merchants and Rulers
  • The Rise of a Trading Colossus
  • The Seven Years War

These clips are taken from the BBC World News documentary, The East India Company - It's Rise and Fall

Suitable for teaching KS3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and Third / Fourth Level in Scotland.

History KS3: Conflict and Mutiny
video
History KS3: Customs and Culture
video
History KS3: From Greed to Famine
video
History KS3: From Merchants to Rulers
video
History KS3: The Rise of a Trading Colossus
video
History KS3: The Seven Years War
video