What connects these FOUR images? A unit starter by RJ Tarr at  www.activehistory.co.uk
 
 
 
 
What connects these THREE sets of images?
Connection?
What do they have in common?
Connection?
What topic do you think we will be studying? (answer next slide)
The British Empire UK Manufactured Goods Europe USA Sugar, Tobacco Americas Zimbabwe Slaves Africa India Spices Asia Examp...
How shall we will study it? <ul><li>Question 1: Why Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>Origins </li></ul><ul><li>Question 2: Shoul...
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Unit Starter

  1. 1. What connects these FOUR images? A unit starter by RJ Tarr at www.activehistory.co.uk
  2. 6. What connects these THREE sets of images?
  3. 7. Connection?
  4. 8. What do they have in common?
  5. 9. Connection?
  6. 10. What topic do you think we will be studying? (answer next slide)
  7. 11. The British Empire UK Manufactured Goods Europe USA Sugar, Tobacco Americas Zimbabwe Slaves Africa India Spices Asia Example Traded Place
  8. 12. How shall we will study it? <ul><li>Question 1: Why Britain? </li></ul><ul><li>Origins </li></ul><ul><li>Question 2: Should the British be proud or ashamed of their Empire? </li></ul><ul><li>Negatives: Slavery and Racism? (orthodox view) </li></ul><ul><li>Positives: Freedom and Equality? (revisionist view). </li></ul><ul><li>Question 3: Why is it still important to study the British Empire? </li></ul><ul><li>UK – Issues of racism and multiculturalism </li></ul><ul><li>USA - independence, civil war, civil rights </li></ul><ul><li>Asia – India and Pakistan </li></ul><ul><li>Middle East – Israel and Palestine, Iraq and Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Africa – Zimbabwe, Kenya </li></ul>

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