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American Revolution Primary source material from 18th Century America - all displayed digitally. Original newspapers, magazines, maps and writings, the website covers subjects the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Bill of Rights, Famous Obituaries and the Lives of Early Americans.
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Early America sources

bulletIndustrial Revolution BBC site includes a biography and related articles: Industry and Invention, Inventions of the Industrial Revolution and Earning a Living. There is also a timeline, a spinning mill animation and a game, Who Wants to be a Cotton Millionaire?
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Richard Arkwright

bulletIndustrial Revolution Site that accompanied BBC/Open University series.
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http://www.open2.net/industrialrevolution/

bulletEmpire: From beginning to end. PRO site offers an online exhibition including worksheets and quizzes. Plus a host of other key questions such as - How should we remember the Britain Empire?
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http://learningcurve.pro.gov.uk/empire/sitemap/default.htm **

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French Revolution PRO snapshot examines the British reaction to the events in France during this famous year of 1789. Looking at primary source material from 1789, including a London newspaper report, together with both official and personal letters sent from Paris.
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http://learningcurve.pro.gov.uk/snapshots/snapshot36/snapshot36.htm **

In addition this American educational site contains plenty of resource material plus a timeline.
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http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/

bulletBritain 1750-1900  Excellent website from Yorkshire teacher Marjie Bloy. Good coverage of the politics of the period with both primary source material and narrative. Website has sections on Political Personalities, Tory Governments, American Affairs, Popular Movements, Irish Affairs, Political Organizations, French Wars and Economic Affairs.
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Web of English History ***

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Victorian City The nineteenth century city is explored at this splendid web site.
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http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/%7Ecity19c/viccity/home.html **

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Victorian London The Victorian Dictionary a guide to the social history of Victorian London.
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http://www.victorianlondon.org/

 
 

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