Year 8

Why was the world opening up to Elizabeth I and her people?

Lessons (6)

  • In this lesson, we will learn about the tensions between Elizabeth I's England and Philip II's Spain and how these tensions helped to push the Elizabethans to expand their horizons.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn about who the Elizabethan Privateers were and their actions in South America and the Caribbean.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn about Elizabethan connections to the Islamic world. We will learn about what Morocco was like in the Elizabethan era and also learn who Abd el-Ouahed ben Messaoud was.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn about the ways in which the Elizabethans sought to develop their trading networks throughout the world.
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  • In this lesson, we will learn why the Elizabethans looked to colonise and control the island of Ireland and how this then provided the blueprint for the first English colonies in America.
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  • In this lesson, we will recap our learning about Elizabethan England. We will come to understand how trade, religion and warfare were the driving forces behind Elizabethan expansion in both trade and territories.
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