History KS3 / GCSE: Empire

Jeremy Paxman travels the world exploring different aspects of the British Empire. Each clip explores a specific question, including: Why does the empire matter? How did the British gain control of India? What were relations like between rulers and ruled?

These clips are from the BBC series Empire.

Suitable for: KS3/4 and GCSE in England and Wales and GCSE in Northern Ireland or National 4 and National 5 in Scotland.

How did the British Empire affect migration?
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How did the British gain control of India?
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Was the British empire a force for good? (Part 1)
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Was the British Empire a force for good? (Part 2)
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What can cricket tell us about the British Empire?
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What legacy has the British Empire left behind?
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What was the role of money and trade in the British Empire?
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Rulers and ruled in the British Empire
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Why does the British empire matter?
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Why was India so valuable to the British Empire?
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