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Defining moments in history: An inquiry into Revolutionary activiites
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epic / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI)

epic / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
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Use the EPIC databases for research on your Revolution topic.

Search databases such as World History In Context or Biography in Context, Contemporary Women's Issues or Britannica Online. The ELearn library page has the login details. If you are unsure how to find/use EPIC - ask a librarian.

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Russia's road to revolution

Timeline 1855-1920
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Russian timeline from Modern History Review Magazine. Print copies held in library. See Librarian
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The United States and the Haitian Revolution, 1791–1804 - 1784–1800 - Milestones - Office of the Historian

The United States and the Haitian Revolution, 1791–1804 - 1784–1800 - Milestones - Office of the Historian | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
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The United States and the Haitian Revolution, 1791–1804

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BBC - History - World Wars: John F Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis

BBC - History - World Wars: John F Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
A feature article about Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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BBC - History - Mao Zedong

BBC - History - Mao Zedong | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Read a biography about the life of Mao Zedong the Chinese communist leader responsible for the disastrous policies including the 'Great Leap Forward' and the 'Cultural Revolution'.
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China. Chairman Mao

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Children of Cambodia's Killing Fields

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Killing Fields - Primary resource .This personal account is part of a book review from the New York Times. One full short story is included by Teeda Butt Mam, who was 15years old when the Khmer Rouge took power. 

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The Legacy of Pol Pot - Photo Essays

The Legacy of Pol Pot - Photo Essays | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
A photographic record of mass murder
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From Time magazine: a photo documentary from the Killing fields - Archives of the Cambodian Genocide Program. 

 

Content may disturb.

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Pol Pot - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Pol Pot - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of Pol Pot, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Growing up in Mao's China

Growing up in Mao's China | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
The child of committed Communists, Paul Crook grew up in China under Mao Zedong. During the Cultural Revolution, both of his parents were imprisoned, leaving he and his brothers to fend for themselves.
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This link is a short comment on a childhood experience during the Cultural Revolution. It gives a bit of back ground.

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BBC News | Special Reports | China's Communist Revolution

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China - Cultural Revolution

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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Prohibition summary

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Prohibition summary | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
A secondary school revision resource for GCSE History about modern world history, USA, prohibition and crime
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Prohibition

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Temperance Movement and Prohibition Timeline

Temperance Movement and Prohibition Timeline | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
A chronology of major events in the history of temperance and prohibition.
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Alcohol prohibition movement

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BBC Radio - Programmes - A to Z, French revolution

BBC Radio - Programmes - A to Z, French revolution | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the reign of terror during the French Revolution.
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From the BBC radio interviews "In Our Time". Search your revolution or other historical event to hear historians discuss events as it was "In that time". Thanks to Isla Yr 12 for sharing this great resource.
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The Haitian Revolution

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Timeline of Haiti's slave rebellion. From History Review Magazine - print version available in the library. 

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eBooks | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

eBooks | Ministry for Culture and Heritage | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
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This website has a downloadable eBook: New Zealand women and the vote. This ebook was compiled by Manatū Tāonga – the Ministry for Culture and Heritage from content that originally appeared online on the NZHistory website (www.nzhistory.net.nz) and the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, part of Te Ara – the Encyclopedia of New Zealand (www.teara.govt.nz). Further information is drawn from Te Ara (www.teara.govt.nz)

An excellent resource for information on women's rights to vote. 

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CNN In-Depth Specials - Visions of China - Profiles: Mao Tse-tung

CNN In-Depth Specials - Visions of China - Profiles: Mao Tse-tung | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
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Communist China

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BBC - Archive - Cuba and the Cold War - From Castro's rise to power to the missile crisis

BBC - Archive - Cuba and the Cold War - From Castro's rise to power to the missile crisis | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Title: Cuba and the cold war. Secondary subject: Cuban missile crisis. Source: BBC archive.
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Cuba. The BBC Archive of recorded broadcasts from the Cold War containing material & interviews from all the major players leading up to the Cuban Missile crisis.

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Bio. Com - Pol Pot Dictator

Pol Pot was the political leader of Cambodia who was responsible for the deaths of thousands of people under his reign.

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Cambodia

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What Was the Cultural Revolution?

What Was the Cultural Revolution? | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Under Mao Zedong, Communist China underwent a spasm of violence known as the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s and 1970s. Learn more about it here.
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BBC - Radio 3 - Beethoven Experience - presenters

BBC - Radio 3 - Beethoven Experience - presenters | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Beethoven Experience
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China.

This link is a short comment on a childhood experience during the Cultural Revolution. It gives a bit of back ground.

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Prohibition

Prohibition | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Find out more about the Prohibition era, when the manufacture and sale of alcohol was banned in the United States.
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The origins of the Prohibition movement are covered in this site. Have a look at the Recommended Articles along the right side bar. Read about how Al Capone and the Women’s Suffrage fight both have a connection to this movement.

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Prohibition: Roots of Prohibition | PBS

Prohibition: Roots of Prohibition | PBS | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
PROHIBITION is a three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film series on PBS directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S.
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Some interesting facts about Prohibition on this site. Contains some images of posters of the era.

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Betty Friedan Biography

Betty Friedan Biography | Revolution Inquiry | Scoop.it
Explore the life of women's rights activist Betty Friedan, who wrote The Feminine Mystique and co-founded the National Organization for Women, on Biography.com.
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