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Robert Peel

An overview of the life and career of this great statesman. Areas covered include the repeal of the Corn Laws, Irish Potato Famine and Catholic Emancipation.

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Tablet friendly

14-16 year olds
American History

Online encyclopedia on the history of the United States which includes narrative, illustrations and primary sources. A comprehensive site which includes sections such as political leaders and events, slavery, women's suffrage and much more.

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Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Battlefield: Vietnam

The site provides a brief history of the Vietnam War, with a timeline which chronicles the key events from 1945 to 1997. There are sections on the guerrilla tactics used by the Vietcong, the air war and the Siege of Khe Sanh.

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Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
America in the 1930's

A brilliant site on this era viewed through films, radio programmes, literature, photographs and journalism of the day. Well worth a visit if you need information on the Great Depression and New Deal.

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Not tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

A great site for instructional resources on the Holocaust. There is illustrated, historical background of the rise of the Nazi Party, the Nazification of Germany, the Jewish ghettos and concentration camps.

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Tablet friendly

14-18 year olds
The Victorian Period

Basic information about daily life in Victorian England and Wales. The site has outline details of Victorian personalities such as Queen Victoria, George Stephenson, Gladstone and Disraeli.

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Tablet friendly

11-14 year olds
Roman Bath

Find out how the Romans enjoyed their baths. You can read how a replica Roman bath was built using original materials as far as possible. See if you can construct a working aqueduct online and the site also features Roman recipes.

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Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Mysteries of the Nile

Explore Ancient Egypt through QuickTime movies and read about how archaeologists' attempts to raise an obelisk in an investigation to find out how the Egyptians went about this task.

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Partly tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Battle of Britain

Examine the background to the aerial conflict between British and German forces in the skies over the UK in 1940.

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Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
Bristol and Transatlantic Slavery

Find out about Bristol’s role in the transatlantic slave trade, who was involved, what was bought and sold, who stopped it, and the effect it had on the trade today?

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Tablet friendly

11-16 year olds
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