Curriculum list for future coverage

Published in Curriculum, General

NB: these are the special topics for both history curriculums that have not received any coverage in the magazine:

 

 

Leaving Certificate Curriculum: Document Case Studies

 

 

EARLY MODERN IRELAND

 

 

Topic 1: Reform and Reformation in Tudor Ireland, 1494-1558:

 

Women and marriage under Gaelic law

 

 

Topic 2: Rebellion and conquest in Elizabethan Ireland, 1558-1603:

 

Meiler Magrath’s clerical career: n/a

 

 

Topic 3: Kingdom v. colony: the struggle for mastery in Ireland, 1603-1660:

 

The trial of Strafford

 

 

Topic 4: Establishing a colonial ascendancy, 1660-1715:

 

The parliament of 1689

 

The Jacobite Poets

 

 

Topic 5: Colony vs. kingdom: tensions in mid-18th century Ireland, 1715-1770:

 

The trial of Fr. Sheehy

LATER MODERN IRELAND

Topic 1: Ireland and the Union, 1815-1870:

 

The Synod of Thurles and the Romanisation of the Catholic Church

 

 

 

Topic 5: Politics and society in Northern Ireland, 1949-1993:

 

The Coleraine University controversy

 

The Apprentice Boys of Derry

 

 

Topic 6: Government, economy and society in the Republic of Ireland, 1949-1989:

 

The First Programme for Economic Expansion, 1958-1963

 

Impact of the EEC on fisheries

 

 

 

EARLY MODERN EUROPE AND THE WIDER WORLD

Topic 1: Europe from Renaissance to Reformation, 1492-1567:

 

The divorse of Henry VII and Catherine of Aragon

 

Seville, the port of the New World

 

Calvin’s Geneva

 

 

Topic 2: Religion and power: politics in the later 16th century, 1567-1609:

 

The decline of the port of Antwerp

 

The Jesuit mission in Chine

 

 

Topic 3: The eclipse of Old Europe, 1609-1660:

 

The revolt of the Catalans

 

The Dutch empire in Asia

 

 

Topic 4: Europe in the age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715:

 

The Streltsy

 

The (English) East India Company

 

The court of Versaille

 

 

Topic 5: Establishing empires, 1715-1775:

 

The Boston Tea Party, 1773

 

The Encyclopédie

 

 

Topic 6: Empires in revolution, 1775-1815:

 

The Committee of Public Safety

 

The growth of Manchester

 

The Civil Consitution of the Clergy

 

 

LATER MODERN EUROPE AND THE WIDER WORLD

 

 

Topic 1: Nationalism and state formation in Europe, 1815-1871:

 

The 1848 Revolution in Germany

 

Robert Owen’s model village at New Lanark

 

Haussman’s Paris

 

 

Topic 2: Nation states and international tensions, 1871-1920:

 

The naval policy of Wilhelm II

 

Women in the workforce during World War 1

 

The invention and early history of the motor car

 

 

Topic 3: Dictatorship and democracy in Europe, 1920-1945:

 

The Jarrow March, October 1936

 

Topic 4: Division and realignment in Europe, 1945-1992:

 

The Oil Crisis, 1973

 

The Second Vatican Council

 

 

Topic 5: European retreat from empire and the aftermath, 1945-1990:

 

The secession of Katanga, 1960-1965

 

Race relations in France in the 1980s

 

 

Topic 6: The United States and the World, 1945-1989:

 

The Moon landing, 1969

 

GCE: History (HI 1993-2009)

 

A2 1: Change over time:

 

Option 4: Unionism and nationalism in Ireland, 1800-1900:

Nationalism: Cultural perspective

Unionism 1800-1900

 

A2 2: Historical investigation and interpretation:

 

Option 3: Ireland, 1775-1800:

The rise and fall of the Volunteers, 1775-1789

The economic successes, 1782-1789

 

GCSE: History

 

3.1: Studies in depth:

 

Option 5: Changing relationships: Britain, Northern Ireland and Ireland, 1965-1985:

Northern Ireland in the 1960s and its relations with the Republic of Ireland

 

 

 

 

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