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Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918
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* The Great War
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/greatwar/default.htm

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* Lessons * Edwardian Schools : How we were taught
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lessons/lesson15.htm

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  The Sinking of the Titanic - 1912
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lessons/lesson33.htm

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  Workshops

  AS and A2 level Suffragettes
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/educationservice/as.htm#a5

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  AS and A2 level Russian Revolution
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/educationservice/as.htm#a7

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  Special Event A level study days Suffragettes
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/educationservice/as.htm#special

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Galleries:
Liberal welfare reforms 1906-11
Achievements of Liberal reforms
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* Living at the Time of the Census
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/census/default.htm

* A National Archive site looking at many different aspects of life in Britain around 1900. This will be ideal background information for Galleries 1 and 2.

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* Charles Booth Online Archive
* http://booth.lse.ac.uk/
* Another site which contains a wealth of fascinating detail on life in the early 1900s. It is based on the findings of the social reformer Charles Booth.

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* English Heritage
* http://www.heritage-explorer.co.uk/web/he/search.aspx?crit=Edwardian%20working%20people&start=1&rt=0

* Visit this website for a wide collection of original photographs of Edwardian working people.

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  School Dinners
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lessons/lesson29.htm

  Detailed analysis of the introduction of school dinners and the impact in Bradford.

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  David Lloyd George Exhibition
* http://www.llgc.org.uk/

  Detailed exhibition covering the life of this key Liberal politician.

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  Edwardian Social Reforms and their Political Consequences
* http://www.penglais.ceredigion
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  A site provided by Penglais School to help their students. It contains a page of useful background to the reforms.

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  Spartacus Educational
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  Useful list of laws passed by Parliament in this period.

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Liberal welfare reforms 1906-11
Achievements of Liberal reforms
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  Emancipation of Women
* http://www.spartacus.schoolnet
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  Part of the Spartacus site, this is a list of encyclopaedia entries with all kinds of useful information and many helpful sources on the issue of women and the vote.

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  Channel 4 What The Papers Said
* http://www.channel4.com/
learning/
  This web page supports a TV programme about the Suffragettes but contains many sources and other useful information.

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  Suffragettes
* http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/historian/hist_atkinson_02_suffragettes.html
  Historian Diane Atkinson interviewed on the impact of the Suffragettes. This is part of a larger site on the Great War.

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  Suffragette postcards
* http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/

  Interesting collection of postcards relating to the women's suffrage movement.

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Civilians & War 1914-18
Propaganda 1914-18
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  Trenches on the Web
* http://www.worldwar1.com/

  A wonderful site, created and maintained by enthusiasts on the Great War. It contains a wealth of detail on a vast range of topics relating to the war, from trenches to technology to the Home Front and much more. There is also a facility to make contact with other interested people by email.

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  Meeting of No-Conscription League
* http://sunsite.berkeley.edu

  This site provides an interesting American perspective on the issue of conscription. It contains the notes made by the Secretary of the League of a series of speeches made in the USA against conscription into what some Americans saw as a European war.

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  Encyclopaedia of the First World War
* http://www.spartacus.schoolnet
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  Part of the Spartacus web site, this resource should be invaluable to students researching the Great War. Contents of the encyclopaedia range from War at Sea to famous battles to the contribution of East Grinstead to the Great War.

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  The World War I Document Archive
* http://www.lib.byu.edu/

  This site contains a large range of documents, ranging from official government papers and treaties to the letters and diaries of individual soldiers. It is a fascinating insight into the war at a detailed level.

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  War Amps Archives
* http://www.waramps.ca/

  This is a Canadian site and covers an enormous range of issues about Canada in the war. War Amps is a charity to help amputees as a result of war. This page describes the manoeuvring of the Canadian government to get conscription passed.

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  Art of the Great War
* http://www.art-ww1.com/

  A very large collection of Great War paintings, with really useful commentary. Many of the British paintings were commissioned by the Ministry of Information to provide an official record of the war.

 
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