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YEAR 6 (1)

 

Age 10-11     c1815 – 1918

(1) Britain and Ireland under Victoria, Victorians at home 1837- 1901Chartists; Abolition of slavery, railways; Irish potato famine 1845; repeal of corn laws 1846; Gladstone and Disraeli; Home Rule and the Irish question. Victoria (1837 -1901)

(2) The Empire under Victoria, Victorians abroad 1837- 1901

1854 Crimean War; 1857 Indian Mutiny leads to direct British rule; 1880-1881 First Boer War; 1899-1902 Second Boer War; Zulu War, Afghan War.

 

(3) WW1 What caused the War? Trench warfare; the war at sea; other fronts; the armistice