How did innovations like the printing press, the penny post and the steam engine impact on the spread of ideas in the 1800s?
From the men, women and children who resisted their enslavement, to the campaigners who fought for its abolition, use a range of sources to find out who fought for the abolition of slavery and some of the tactics they used.
It has been said that there was a medical revolution between 1775 and 1848. Do students agree? Explore the evidence and make the case.
Interrogate banners, posters, songs and more to find out how and why workers of the past protested, and whether their demands were met.
Historical enquiries for all ages exploring the Age of Revolution – from transport, the industrial revolution and Captain Cook’s shopping list, to campaigns, protests, revolutionary ideas and the French revolution.
Use these guides to make the most of our Revolutionary collection across the curriculum with students of all ages.
Revolutionary facts and figures - can students fool their classmates?
Use a simple app to put a modern-day twist on a historical object or image.
Simple ideas, tips and activities for students of all ages, bringing the Age of Revolution to life through revolutionary objects, paintings, letters and songs from museums and galleries across the UK.
A range of educational resources for both formal and informal learners relating to the Age of Revolution.