Tag Archives: Retreat from Empire

Irish Independent Exam Brief

The Irish Independent have produced an excellent Exam brief for Leaving Cert history and it is available online. Click on the links to access the following pages – Ordinary Level History How to write an Essay (Includes a sample answer … Continue reading

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DQB – France Contextualisation Questions

Four sample answers for contextualisation questions related to the Race Relations in France have been added here – Contextualisation Questions – France

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DBQ – Katanga Contextualisation Questions

Three sample answers for contextualisation questions related to the Secession of Katanga have been added here – Contextualisation Questions – Katanga The files can be downloaded in Word Format.

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Congo 1961 – TG4 Documentary

TG4 are currently showing a two part documentary series about the involvement of Irish soldiers in the Congo during the Secessation of Katanga. The first part is on Wednesday 5th Dec. at 9.30 – repeated Saturday 8th Dec. at 9.30pm … Continue reading

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New Evidence uncovered in relation to the role of the UN in Katanga

A link has been added to a recent article in the Irish Times that states that new evidence of a cover-up by the United Nations in relation to the UN military offensive in Katanga in 1961. Secessation of Katanga

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New resources added – Race Relations in France

New resources have been added for the Case Study on ‘Race Relations in France in the 1980s’. These resources will assist your study for the Document Based Question. The resources include – A timeline of events A glossary of key … Continue reading

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Document Based Question

Links to two articles have been added to the Empire in Retreat section on the Race Relations in France Case Study. The first article is a short history of immigration into France from former FRench colonies and the second article … Continue reading

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