History

S3:          HISTORY

The Clearances 1745 – 1840’s: 

  • The Jacobite Rebellion 1745 and its aftermath. (Including a trip to Culloden Battlefield).
  • Changing Highlands and Islands 1746 – 1800.
  • The Sutherland Clearances.
  • The second wave of Clearances in the 1840’s.
  • Local Study of emigration from Ullapool.

The Great War 1914 – 1918: 

  • Long term causes of war.
  • Assassination at Sarajevo.
  • Trench Life.
  • Weapons of war.
  • Key battles.
  • The Home Front.
  • Peace making.

Theme:  Genocide: 

  • Introduction to Genocide.
  • Genocide in Cambodia 1975 – 1979.
  • Handicap International:  Landmines Awareness.
  • Genocide in Rwanda 1994.
  • Investigation to be carried out at home:  Genocide in Bosnia 1995 or Genocide in our time:  Darfur.

National 4 and 5:

Hitler and Nazi Germany 1919 – 1939: 

  • Post World War One Germany.
  • Germany under the Weimar Government.
  • Hitler and the Nazi Party to 1928.
  • Nazi rise to power 1929 – 1933.
  • Nazi control of Germany.
  • Nazi social and economic policies.

This Accursed Trade:  The British Slave Trade and its Abolition 1770 – 1807:

  • The Triangular Trade.
  • The Slaves Experiences.
  • The Effects of the Slave Trade.
  • The Abolitionist Movement.
  • The Abolition of the Slave Trade.

Migration and Empire 1830 – 1939:

  • The Migration of Scots.
  • Experience of Immigrants.
  • Impact of Scots emigrants on the Empire.
  • Effects of Migration and Empire on Scotland.

Pupils will also have the opportunity to research an area of the course of their choice as their Added Value Unit.

Higher History:

As pupils study Higher History they will get the opportunity to progress in areas that they are familiar with this is obviously in more depth and with greater detail.

Free at Last? Civil Rights 1918 – 1968: 

  • The American Dream.
  • The Immigrant Experience.
  • 1920’s Enough No More.
  • Migration of Blacks North.
  • Fear, Terror and Lynching.
  • Early Civil Rights Campaigns.
  • Separate but Unequal.
  • The Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression.
  • The New Deal.
  • Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam.
  • Free at Last?

Britain 1850 – 1951: 

  • Democracy 1850-1928.
  • Votes for women.
  • Liberal Reforms 1906-14.
  • Labour Reforms:  The Welfare State 1945-51.

Migration and Empire 1830 – 1939: (For 2014 only)

  • The Migration of Scots.
  • Experience of Immigrants.
  • Impact of Scots emigrants on the Empire.
  • Effects of Migration and Empire on Scotland.

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