Free History Resources for Remote Teaching, Term 2

The Great Leap Forward

Communist China

When Mao Zedong announced China’s second five-year plan, the Great Leap Forward, in 1958, it promised a Communist utopia based on collectivisation of agricultural property and production, and industrialisation where everyday citizens produced steel. But, as this video reveals, it spawned a catastrophic, widespread famine. The Party had to change tack, and Mao’s influence waned, but for how long…?

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The Geography of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

This programme explores the captivating civilisation of Ancient Egypt, with a focus on the critical importance of the country's geography. Find out how the Nile River and its resources sustained daily life, enhanced the Pharaoh’s power, led to the development of writing and provided a vital transport and communications link which unified the nation for thousands of years.

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Impact of the Black Death

The Black Death

This programme examines its impact on: religion, feudalism, farming, urban life, the arts, and minorities in Europe; the economic and political consequences of the disease in Asia; and the socio-economic impacts in North Africa and the Middle East. Filled with unique examples, this is an informative and accessible look at the far reaching effects of the Black Death.

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The Great Leap Forward

Communist China

When Mao Zedong announced China’s second five-year plan, the Great Leap Forward, in 1958, it promised a Communist utopia based on collectivisation of agricultural property and production, and industrialisation where everyday citizens produced steel. But, as this video reveals, it spawned a catastrophic, widespread famine.

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