A Nation of Immigrants by John Clare


A Nation of Immigrants by John Clare

Hodder History: Concepts and Processes is a series of Key Stage 3 history topics tailor-made to support the National Curriculum, delivering units of content which can slot into existing schemes of work. Each title in the series follows an enquiry-based approach to learning about the topic and its relevance and significance for pupils today. The concepts and processes outlined in the National Curriculum Programme of Study underpin the delivery of the content and will help pupils develop their knowledge, understanding and skills. Each book comes with FREE downloadable fully differentiated lesson plans, available at www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Schools/History/Hodder-History-Concepts-and-Processes.aspx A Nation of Immigrants This book asks students to explore the impact of immigration on Britain. It starts by asking students to consider whether the topic of immigration is controversial in itself before looking at a history of immigration and settlers who came to Britain before the twentieth century. It then goes on to look at early twentieth century immigration and how the Aliens Act of 1919 had an impact on the level of immigration in the inter-war years. The rest of the focus of the book is the history of immigration after the Second World War, in particular: - the arrival of West Indian immigrants in the 1950s and 1960s and some of the tensions surrounding this - the experience of immigrants in the latter part of the century - the impact immigration has had on British society. The book finishes by asking the students to think about and debate whether or not immigration should be stopped. Other titles in the series: Braveheart (ISBN 9780340957714) The Scramble for Africa (ISBN 9780340957691) The Slave Trade (ISBN 9780340957707)

About the Author

John D Clare is Deputy Headteacher at Greenfields Comprehensive School, Newton Aycliffe and a well-known author of educational textbooks.

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48 pages


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Publication date

26th February 2010



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