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Government Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot?
The Gunpowder Plot; Government    Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot?  Is there more to The Gunpowder Plot than meets the eye?So...
The Gunpowder Plot; Government   Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot?                  What is a conspiracy?A conspiracy is a sec...
GROUP TASKWork in your assigned Groups tosort the cards into two groups.One group for “Arguments for thetheory of a Govern...
The Gunpowder Plot; Government   Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot?         What do you think?
WRITTEN TASKPut the title “The Gunpowder Plot;Government Conspiracy or TerroristPlot?” in your exercise books.Write a sent...
WRITTEN TASKThe Gunpowder Plot; GovernmentConspiracy or Terrorist Plot?Some historians believe that theGunpowder Plot was ...
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The Gunpowder Plot

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The Gunpowder Plot

  1. 1. Government Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot?
  2. 2. The Gunpowder Plot; Government Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot? Is there more to The Gunpowder Plot than meets the eye?Some historians believe that thewhole plot was a governmentconspiracy to convince James Ithat the Catholics could not betrusted, and that the plotterswere just pawns in the hands ofRobert Cecil.They believe that Cecil arrangedthe whole thing in a bid to getJames to ban Catholics alltogether.
  3. 3. The Gunpowder Plot; Government Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot? What is a conspiracy?A conspiracy is a secretagreement betweentwo or more people toperform an unlawfulact.
  4. 4. GROUP TASKWork in your assigned Groups tosort the cards into two groups.One group for “Arguments for thetheory of a GovernmentConspiracy”.One group for “Arguments for thetheory of a Terrorist Plot”.Discuss each card and decidebetween you which Group the cardbelongs to.
  5. 5. The Gunpowder Plot; Government Conspiracy or Terrorist Plot? What do you think?
  6. 6. WRITTEN TASKPut the title “The Gunpowder Plot;Government Conspiracy or TerroristPlot?” in your exercise books.Write a sentence about whyhistorians think that theGunpowder Plot was a conspiracy.Write a sentence about whyhistorians think that theGunpowder Plot was a terroristplot.Write a sentence about whichtheory that you believe is true.
  7. 7. WRITTEN TASKThe Gunpowder Plot; GovernmentConspiracy or Terrorist Plot?Some historians believe that theGunpowder Plot was a conspiracybecause…Some historians believe that theGunpowder Plot was a terrorist plotbecause…I believe that the Gunpowder Plotwas a ……..

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