Year 8 History Learning Map

Autumn Term Sep – Dec

USA divided, 1492-1900

  • USA from 1492
  • Slave trade – Middle passage
  • Life of a slave
  • Resistance
  • Abolitionists
  • American Civil War
  • Life after Civil War

Conflict and tension, 1913-1939

  • Causes of World war I
  • Propaganda and recruitment
  • Trench warfare

Spring Term Jan – Apr

Conflict and tension, 1913-1939

  • Russian and American involvement
  • Treaty of Versailles/ League of Nations
  • Rise of extremism in Europe
  • Hitler’s foreign policy/ appeasement
  • Dunkirk
  • Evacuation and the blitz
  • War in the East
  • D-Day
  • Holocaust: persecution
  • Holocaust: genocide

Summer Term 1 Apr – July

Topic

Revolution and protest

  • Roman Manchester
  • Agricultural Manchester
  • Industrial Manchester
  • Workers’ rights
  • Women’s rights
  • Social revolution