Indian Independence & British Decolonisation
How important was Indian Independence (1947) in changing British attitudes to decolonisation during the period from 1945 to 1960? Dr. Chris Prior, University of Leeds: The significance of 1947; The...

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Colonists Protest British Policies
From the 1760's onward, colonial anger grows as the British pass a series of taxes and laws. With each one, the two groups move closer to war. This is a quick, two minute, overview of the causes of the Revolutionary War. A timeline of events would be oif value.
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Asia-Pacific finance ministers are gathering in Kyoto to hammer out a sustainable growth plan for the region amid a still fragile economic and market environment.
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By kind permission of the National Union of Teachers, here is a scene from a documentary they commissioned about the Francis Combe County Secondary School in Hertfordshire (interestingly, a secondary modern as opposed to a higher-profile grammar school). It's a fascinating record of teaching styles at the time, as demonstrated here in which a Scottish teacher discusses accents and ways of speaking with his pupils. You can read more about the film at: http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1078
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In this simple video consisting of 15 sight words shown on the screen (all, am, are, be, but, came, did, do, get, good, have, like, must, please, pretty), students are encouraged to read the words that they see. No narration.  White lettering on black background. (1:27)
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