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History (ACARA)
AC History Units (History Teachers' Assoc. of Aust.)
National Digital Learning Resources Network : History (Education Services Australia)

Best of History Websites - http://www.besthistorysites.net/
World History Compass - http://www.worldhistorycompass.com/
Trove : Digitised Newspapers and More - http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper?q= - Check Australian newspapers
Social Studies and History Interactives - Ancient, Medieval, American, ...

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Year 7: The Ancient World, 60 000 BC (BCE) to c.650 AD(CE)


Year 8: The Ancient to the Modern World, c. 650 AD (CE) to 1750

The Vikings (c.790 - c.1066)

Renaissance Italy (c.1400 - c.1600)

Medieval Europe (c.590 - c.1500)

The Ottoman Empire (c.1299 - c.1683)

Angkor/Khmer Empire (c.802 - c.1431)

Angkor

Japan under the Shoguns' (c.794 - 1867)

The Polynesian expansion across the Pacific (c.700 - 1756)

The Spanish Conquest of the Americas (c. 1492 - c. 1572)

American Beginnings : 1492 - 1690 (National Humanities Centre)
Conquistadors
Ancient Inca (Kids Connect.com)
The Incredible Incas
Deciphering Mayan : A time line
Map of the Mayan World

Year 9: The Making of the Modern World, 1750 to 1918


Year 10: The Modern World and Australia, 1918 to the present

Pathway for the Versailles Treaty Assignment:

A Modern World History GCSE revision site http://www.johndclare.net/
SEG Syllabus 2120 (Modern World) - http://rpfuller.freeservers.com/gcse/history/contents.html
BBC GCSE Bitesize: Treaty of Versailles - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir1/treatyact.shtml
http://web.archive.org/web/20130924203642/
http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/year9links/wwi/versaillessimulation.pdf (20 page pdf, simulation)
Spartacus Educational - http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWversailles.htm
History on the Net: http://www.historyonthenet.com/ (search “Treaty of Versailles”)
BBC World War One page - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/worldwarone/
History of WW2: Treaty of Versailles - http://www.history.co.uk/study-topics/history-of-ww2/treaty-of-versailles
The History Learning Site: Long term causes of World War Two http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/long_term_causes_of_world_war_tw.htm
Primary Documents - Treaty of Versailles, 28 June 1919 - http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/versailles.htm (especially Article 231)
The Senate and the League of Nations - http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/doc41.htm (US ratification)

Australian History

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World Wars

BBC History : World War I -

@RealTimeWWII Livetweeting the 2nd World War, as it happens on this date and time in 1940, & for 6 years to come. https://twitter.com/realtimewwii.
You can see it on Facebook as well: http://www.facebook.com/RealTimeWorldWarII.

Industrial Revolution Assignment:

Go to Libraries ACT eResources and with your library number and pin number, search Encyclopaedia Brittanica: http://www.library.act.gov.au/eresources/electronic_resources

Search for "Industrial Revolution" in Instagrok (use Chrome)
Search for "Industrial Revolution" and keywords at the History Learning Site
Industrial Revolution Research for transportation, textiles and steam power
Check the Industrial Revolution inventions in Schools-Wikipedia Selection

Progressive Ideas and Movements 1750-1914 Assignment

Capitalism links:

http://money.howstuffworks.com/capitalism1.htm
http://www.diffen.com/difference/Capitalism_vs_Socialism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism
http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/capitalism
http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/article?id=pde2008_C000053
http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/bios/Smith.html
http://www.instagrok.com/grok/?query=capitalism
http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-capitalism.htm#slideshow
http://www.michaelmoore.com/books-films/capitalism-love-story

Communism links:

http://www.ask.com/question/19th-century-factory-workers
http://www.sahistory.org.za/article/capitalism-vs-communism-and-russian-revolution-grade-11
http://www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/communist/context.html
http://aes-humanities8.wikispaces.com/Rise+of+communism+and+socialism
http://people.howstuffworks.com/communism1.htm - 1st page and/or 2nd

Chartism links:

Search for "Chartism" in Instagrok (use Chrome)
http://www.victorianweb.org/history/hist3.html
http://www.chartists.net/Frequently-Asked-Questions-about-Chartism.htm

Textiles Industry:

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Textiles.htm

Child Labour:

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/Textiles.htm


Ancient Egypt

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Check in the school library for the
Username and Password for this book.
Scribes - p 54-57
Women - see p 42-47
Other links:
BBC - History: Egyptians - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/
Egypt's Golden Empire - http://www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/newkingdom/index.html
Ancient Egypt (British Museum) - http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html

Ancient Egypt : Boats


Egypt's ten greatest discoveries : boats
Egypt's ten greatest discoveries : Egyptian boats

The Eruption of Vesuvius and the Destruction of Pompeii

Pompeii : the eruption of Vesuvius (Britannica) - http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/media/84369/5000-inhabitants-of-Pompeii-were-killed-when-Mount-Vesuvius-erupted

Pompeii : the Last Day (Discovery Channel) - http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/pompeii/pliny/video.html

Video : Eruption of Vesuvius (Melbourne Museum - A Day in Pompeii exhibition, 8mins.) -
http://museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/discoverycentre/pompeii/about-the-exhibition/eruption-of-vesuvius

Volcano Explorer (Discovery Channel) - http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/pompeii/interactive/interactive.html

Explore the ancient city of Pompei (Discovery Channel) - http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/pompeii/

Assignment Discovery: Mount Vesuvius Destroys Pompeii (How Stuff Works Videos)
http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/30122-assignment-discovery-mount-vesuvius-destroys-pompeii-video.htm
(short, explains pyroclastic blast)