Assessment Week History.
During this week you will complete two History activities within your normal timetabled History lesson (Monday or Friday)
Activity 1: A 20 question knowledge test. We will test you on 20 questions selected from the list of 60 below. You are expected to achieve at least 75%. If you fail to meet this target you will redo the Knowledge Test.
Activity 2: You will be given 1 hour and 20 minutes to write an essay response to the question you have been exploring throughout Unit 5. You are allowed to use the tables completed in class but nothing else.
The question you are answering is:
Which event in Britain’s history had the most impact in bringing about Democracy for all?
Introduction – introducing the question
3 x PEE or PEAR paragraphs – exploring the question.
Conclusion – answering the question.
Within History you are expected to develop your own Knowledge through revising for and completing regular Knowledge Quizzes. You will be quizzed on all the questions below across the Foundation year.
To successfully progress from Foundation and into Level 1 you MUST regularly get above 75% as a score on the Knowledge Quizzes.
So study the questions, find the answers and get revising, ready for The History Knowledge Quiz
- When did the Romans FIRST invade Britain?
- Who was their leader?
- What did the Romans call London?
- In what year did the Romans leave Britain?
- Where did Anglo-Saxons come from?
- Where did the Viking invaders come from?
- What 3 leaders wanted the English throne in 1066?
- What was the famous battle that happened just before the Battle of Hastings?
- On what hill was the Battle of Hastings, 1066, fought?
- Who won the Battle of Hastings in 1066?
- When was the first Crusade?
- When did King John sign the Magna Carta?
- What does Magna Carta mean in English?
- Who was the first Tudor Monarch King?
- How many wives did Henry VIII Have?
- In what order did Henry VIII children rule?
- When did the Spanish Armada try to invade England?
- When did the English civil War begin?
- Which king had his head chopped off?
- Who ruled England after the King was executed?
- When did the French Revolution take place?
- In 1776, which country declared independence from England?
- What was Edward Jenner the first person to do
- What year did England pass the Slavery Abolition Act?
- What was the name of the Battle in which England beat Napoléon in 1815?
- When did the Peterloo Massacre take place?
- What was the name of the Book written by Adolf Hitler? (In German and English).
- Who was killed triggering the events leading to WW1?
- What was the name of the two cities onto which the two atomic bombs were dropped in 1945?
- Name the three European dictators between the wars from Germany, Russia and Italy and what year did each come to power?
- When did the Great War take Place?
- What type of warfare was used during World War I?
- Who was shot in Sarajevo, the spark that led to the Great War?
- In which country was most of World War I fought?
- Which two countries were allied with England at the start of the war?
- What does Imperialism mean?
- What was the name of the Peace Treaty that ended the war?
- What were the four MAIN causes of the Great War?
- What does militarism mean?
- What were the two alliances Europe was divided into called?
- When, officially, did the Great War end?
- Which country was blamed for the war?
- What are Reparations?
- What new weapons made their debut in the Great War?
- Who were the most important three men at the end of the Great War?
- What name were they known by?
- What International peace keeping agency was set up at the end of the war?
- Did Germany sign the Peace Treaty?
- True or False: Could Germany keep all its army and colonies after the war?
- Who shot Franz Ferdinand?
- When was Franz Ferdinand shot?
- When was the Great Reform Act passed?
- What is suffrage?
- In 1830 Parliament was mostly made up of which social class?
- What is Democracy?
- When did the Rebecca Riots begin?
- When were the Spa Field Riots?
- What is a consistency?
- When was Magna Carta signed?
- What is Chartism?