Historical Enquiries

Select from our range of historical enquiries covering the significant aspects of the First World War. Each one of these is accompanied by classroom resources. Adapt these to meet your needs and challenge your students’ learning...

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Historical Enquiry 1

Historical Enquiry 1

“We’re ‘ere because …” Why was Tommy Atkins stuck in a trench in 1914?

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Historical Enquiry 2

Historical Enquiry 2

Why did the First World War end in stalemate for so long?

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Historical Enquiry 3

Historical Enquiry 3

What was life really like for a British soldier on the Western Front?

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Historical Enquiry 4

Historical Enquiry 4

How can we discover the world they went to and the world they left behind?

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Historical Enquiry 5

Historical Enquiry 5

How and why should we remember the battle of the Somme today?

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Historical Enquiry 6

Historical Enquiry 6

Why is Ypres such a focal point for First World War remembrance?

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Historical Enquiry 7

Historical Enquiry 7

Was the First World War really a world war?

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Historical Enquiry 8

Historical Enquiry 8

Why has the First World War been remembered in different ways since 1918?

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Historical Enquiry 9

Historical Enquiry 9

Did the Allies win the First World War or did the Central Powers lose it?

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Historical Enquiry 10

Historical Enquiry 10

How much did the First World War change the lives of women in Britain?

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Historical Enquiry 11

Historical Enquiry 11

How great was the impact of the First World War?

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Historical Enquiry 12

Historical Enquiry 12

How effective was medical care on the Western Front in the First World War?

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