Author Archives: Mr Kydd

Enrichment – something to discuss. Will Trump be impeached ?

If you click here you will get to Allan Lichtman’s prediction that President Trump will be impeached because “Mueller is going to come up with findings that are going to shock the country, not only involve conspiracy with Russia but could involve serious … Continue reading

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Year Twelve – enrichment – something to watch – England’s forgotten queen.

Year Twelve, As we move to the Mid Tudor source work, can I strongly recommend that you watch this  excellent series on Lady Jane Grey from the wonderful Helen Castor – one of my favourite historians. It is particularly helpful … Continue reading

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Enrichment – something to discuss.

As you may long have suspected – perhaps everything that I  have taught you is incorrect. See what you think about the latest revision of the causes of the Black Death. The BBC link The National Geographic link This human … Continue reading

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Year Thirteen – enrichment – something to watch – In the shadow of Red October (BBC)

A nice bit of enrichment for those of you studying the Russia course.  The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg travelled across Russia to find out what Russians today think about the October Revolution. See what you think. Mr Kydd.

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Those revision guide links…

All, Following on from today’s tutor time, there is some very helpful stuff in the following links, and I thought it might be good to have them all in one place. Have a look and see what helps you. Mr Kydd. … Continue reading

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Enrichment – places to go – the Tate Modern – Red Star over Russia

If you click  you here you will get to the front page for Tate Modern’s Red Star over Russia exhibition. It opens tomorrow and is explained as follows… “Rebellion brought hope, chaos, heroism and tragedy as the Russian Empire became the … Continue reading

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Is the Russian Revolution something celebrate or regret?

A couple of nice enrichment articles from the BBC to mark the centenary of the October Revolution. If you click here you get a small video asking the question – is the Russian Revolution something celebrate or regret? If you … Continue reading

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History in the news – JFK files: What do the newly released records tell us about Kennedy’s assassination?

If you click here you will get to the Evening Standard’s summary of the recent release of the 2,800 new Kennedy documents. If you click here you will get the BBC’s analysis. Of course, they do not settle the conspiracy … Continue reading

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Enrichment – something to watch – Elizabeth’s secret agents

The first of the four part series aired tonight. You can watch them here. Please do – it is excellent enrichment for our course. The trailer below gives you a taste. The full program can be found below. If you … Continue reading

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Enrichment – History in the news – Ursula Haverbeck: 88-year-old Holocaust denier historian given six-month prison sentence.

One for History Society. If you click here you will get to The Independent’s account of the jailing of Ursula Haverbeck for Holocaust denial. This is a criminal offence in Germany, carrying a sentence of up to five years in … Continue reading

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