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Elizabeth 1

Here the BBC have produced a great site on Queen Elizabeth 1 which looks at what she was really like and her relationship with Mary Queen of Scots.

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14-18 year olds
Civil Rights in the USA

A comprehensive resource on the American Civil Rights movement which has details of the major campaigners, issues and events.

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Tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Medieval Siege

Find out about life in a castle in the Middle Ages and the weapons that were used in warfare at this time. You can even build your own virtual trebuchet and fire sandstone balls at a castle wall.

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Tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
The Story of Africa - Slavery

Here this BBC site examines the history of the slave trade from its roots to the time when it ended.

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Partly tablet-friendly

14-18 year olds
History Trails - Conquest

This BBC site examines the events leading up to 1066 and also the impact that the Vikings and Normans had on Britain.

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Partly tablet-friendly

14-16 year olds
Mythweb

A site devoted to Gods, heroes, and monsters of Greek mythology.

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Tablet-friendly

7-14 year olds
The Peel Web

Written for A Level history students, this comprehensive web site covers many social, political and economic issues in the period of British history from 1830 to 1850. It has biographies of major personalities and key events.

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Tablet-friendly

16-18 year olds
The Age of George III

This web site, designed for A Level history students in the UK, examines the period from 1760 to 1830, a time of change and conflict in Britain. It includes the Napoleonic War, Britain and India, Ireland and the American War of Independence.

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Tablet-friendly

16-18 year olds
Iron Age Life

See how you would have coped with life in the Iron Age. Try your hand at building an Iron Age chariot, making a fire, baking bread and spinning cloth.

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Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
The First World War

This site from the Imperial War Museum is bursting with information, organised in a variety of different media, about the First World War.

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11-16 year olds
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