Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
East India Company: an introduction.
East India Company: artefact and source cards.
Background on artefacts.
East India Company: Background on artefacts and sources.
What were the commodities that made trade in East India so enticing?
What business was the East India Company in – and what made it so powerful? Students learn to analyse and interpret objects and paintings and to respond to a research question using the Point Evidence Explanation (P.E.E.) structure.
John McAleer attempts to get under the skin of this colourful and mysterious object.
Students examine a range of sources to research and refine their hypothesis as they explore the question: how did the East India Company change people’s lives in Britain and Asia?
Who is this striking character and what could his relationship be to the East India Company?
Tipu Sultan was a great rival of the East India Company in India. His defeat consolidated the Company’s power for a time, says John McAleer.