Lesson 8

8. Was there more continuity than change in British-Jamaican relations between 1760 and 1870?

8. Was there more continuity than change in British-Jamaican relations between 1760 and 1870?

Image: “Grave of eighty Rebels near Morant Bay, Jamaica.” Photograph album documenting the Morant Bay rebellion, Graphic Arts Collection, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

What are we learning about?

Finally, students will be asked to draw together what they have learned in previous lesson on the changes and continuities in British rule in Caribbean. Bringing together their notes and writing from previous lessons, students will construct a detailed essay plan with a clear answer to the Enquiry Question. As per the AQA requirements, students will be asked to select three sources of evidence and two historical interpretations that they will use to support their assessment.

Lesson Objectives

  • To make a judgment as to the extent and nature of change for each theme.
  • To come to an overall judgement as to the extent and nature of change between Tacky’s Revolt and Morant Bay.

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Suggested Tasks

  • Play a game recapping key dates.
  • Re-read all the written paragraphs – and use them to begin constructing an essay plan.
  • Develop a detailed plan for the enquiry question
  • Write a tentative conclusion to the essay question.

Essential Resources

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