Social Studies 9
Open School BC
Module 3: The Struggle for Rights

Module 3: The Struggle for Rights

Section 3.1: Lesson A

Charles I

William Laud

Earl of Strafford

The Grand Remonstrance


Magna Carta

Monarchs: Charles I


Section 3.1: Lesson B

Monarchs and Leaders

English Civil War

Civil War Timeline

The English Civil War

Civil War

English Civil War or Great Rebellion

The Battle of Marston Moor

The Battle of Naseby

The Trial of Charles I, 1649


Section 3.1: Lesson C

Photos of Canada’s Parliament

Bill of Rights—1689

Canadian Bill of Rights


Section 3.2: Lesson A

American Revolution Chronicles

American Revolution

American Revolution, 1775–1776

Boston Tea Party

Battle at Lexington Green, 1775

American Revolution Quiz

Quiz 2

American Revolution References

American Shot

Road to Independence

Age of Revolution

Revolutionary War; Birth of a Nation

American Revolution Games

‘The Road to Revolution’ game


Section 3.2: Lesson B

Declaration of Independence

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

An Unlikely Victory, 1777–1783

The Declaration

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The American Revolution

Surrender at Yorktown

The Battles of Lexington and Concord

The Battle of Bunker (Breeds) Hill

The Battles of Saratoga

Liberty! The American Revolution

Revolutionary War Biographies

Spies of the Revolutionary War


Section 3.2: Lesson C

What is a Loyalist?

Loyalists in the American Revolutionary War


Black Loyalists: Our History, Our People
[Then click continue…]

People 1775-–1800

Stories from the Revolution



Section 3.3: Lesson A

Social Causes of the Revolution


Section 3.3: Lesson B

The Oath of the Tennis Court

Storming of the Bastille
The Tennis Court Oath

ThinkQuest Web site


Section 3.3: Lesson C

HistoryWiz: The Guillotine [remove “HistoryWiz”


Section 3.3: Lesson D

PBS: Napoleon

The Civil Code


Napoleon: Empire Maps

Waterloo Interactive Battle Simulator

Perspectives on Napoleon


Section 3.3: Lesson E

Module 3, Section 3.4: Lesson A

Module 3, Section 3.4: Lesson B


The Seed Drill; Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull

Seed Drill illustration

Viscount Charles Townsend

Robert Bakewell (1725–1795)


Module 3, Section 3.4: Lesson C

Spinning Mill Animation

Flying Shuttle illustration

The Flying Shuttle

The “Spinning Jenny”

James Hargreaves

Spinning Jenny

Spinning Jenny illustration
Richard Arkwright—Water Frame

The Coal Mines of the Industrial Revolution

The Iron Bridge and Industrial Revolution

Moveable Model of Steam

The Newcomen Steam Engine

Steam Engine

How Steam Engines Work

Richard Arkwright, Cotton King

Thomas Newcomen, Engineer

Watt’s Engine, 1774
See also


Module 3, Section 3.4: Lesson D

Rainhill Trials—Stephenson’s Rocket

Stephenson’s Rocket animation
Illustration of The Rocket

Stephenson’s Rocket's_Rocket

UK Heritage Railways Map


Module 3, Section 3.4: Lesson E

Muck and Brass

Child Labour Activity

Free the Children

Child Labour: Personal Stories
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Child Labour: The Situation
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Child Labour
[Children’s rights]

Child Labour: How You Can Help

How to Get Involved

BBC News

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