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History Virtual Lessons

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Weimar and Nazi Germany

  • Germany before WWI
  • The Treaty of Versailles
  • The Early Weimar Years 1919-1923
  • The Golden Age 1923-29
  • Adolf Hitler and the Origins of the Nazi Party
  • The Munich Putsch
  • Hitler's Rise to Power
  • Hitler's consolidation of power
  • Hitler's Police State
  • Nazi Attitudes towards Women
  • Youth and Education
  • Resistance to the Nazi Regime
  • Persecution and the Final Solution
  • Volksgemeinschaft and the life of Germans under Nazi rule
  • Employment and Economy
  • Indoctrination and Belief

The Normans

  • Anglo-Saxon Society before 1066
  • Edward the Confessor and his Successors
  • Anglo-Saxon and Norman War Tactics
  • The Battles of 1066
  • Norman Castles
  • Feudalism and Government
  • Norman Law and the Domesday Book
  • Norman Control of England
  • Resistance to Norman Rule
  • Life in Norman England
  • The Norman Church
  • The Inheritance of William II

Medicine

  • Natural v Supernatural Illness
  • Christian Treatments and Cures
  • Islamic Medicine
  • Surgery over time
  • The Black Death
  • From Medieval to Renaissance Medicine
  • Key figures in Renaissance Medicine
  • The Great Plague
  • Vaccination
  • Anaesthetics
  • Germ Theory
  • Antiseptics
  • Public Health
  • Modern Medical Techniques and Treatments
  • Modern Age: War and Medicine
  • The Welfare State

American West

  • Expanding Westwards: North America and Manifest Destiny
  • Early Settlers in the West
  • The Plains Indians
  • American attitudes to the Plains Indians
  • The Indian Wars
  • North and South - Division and Conflict
  • Slavery + Civil Rights
  • Reconstruction
  • The Homesteaders
  • Cattling and Cowboys
  • Lawlessness and Lawmen
  • The Battle of Little Bighorn
  • Assimilation and a Way of Life destroyed
  • The Gilded Age

Elizabethan England

  • Queen Elizabeth's Accession
  • Politics in Elizabethan England
  • Fashion and the Gentry
  • The Religious Settlement
  • Poverty in Elizabethan England
  • Life in the Elizabethan Elite
  • The Northern Rebellion
  • The Puritan Threat
  • War with Spain
  • The Spanish Armada
  • Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Exploration and Colonisation

Cold War

  • The Grand Alliance
  • USA and USSR: Ideologies
  • The Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan
  • The Berlin Blockade
  • The Arms Race
  • The Space Race
  • NATO and the Warsaw Pact
  • De-Stalinisation
  • The Cold War in Asia
  • The Berlin Wall
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Détente
  • The Prague Spring
  • The Second Cold War
  • The Collapse of the Soviet Union