Free AQA resources – America 1840-1895

These free resources have been designed to support your teaching of the AQA specification and cover a range of options.

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Mapping the American Civil War
An introductory activity which gives students some geographical  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 25/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | The American Civil War
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Role play: Living through the American Civil War and Reconstruction
An interactive activity to help students understand how people  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 18/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | American Reconstruction | The American Civil War
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Representations of Lincoln and the American Civil War
This resource explores differing views of Lincoln as an individual  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Interpretation | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 12/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | The American Civil War
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Source investigation: The home front in the American Civil War
This resource was planned for AQA's GCSE Unit 1A America, 1840–1895:  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 12/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | The American Civil War
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Card sort: Causes of the American Civil War
Detailed cards and suggested approaches to help KS4 students  … read more
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KS4 | Cause and consequence | Depth studies | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 12/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | The American Civil War
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Source investigation: African Americans after the Civil War
A collection of primary sources with supporting activities to  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Using evidence | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 12/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | American Reconstruction | The American Civil War
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American Civil War Bingo review
Two versions of this ever-popular review activity with full  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 12/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | The American Civil War
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Card games: Reconstruction after the American Civil War
Dominoes and pairs games to help KS4 students review the events  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 12/04/2016 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America | American Reconstruction | The American Civil War
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