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1 The Ancien Regime
This is a quiz about the Ancien Régime, and other political systems in the 17th century. How much can you remember?
2 The American Revolution
This is a quiz about the American Revolutionary War. How much do you know about the background to the revolution and the events of the war?
3a The French Revolution
How much do you know about the causes and main events of the French Revolution? This quiz will test whether you know the difference between the Tennis Court Oath and the Flight to Varennes, and between a Girondin and a Jacobin.
3b Napoleon Bonaparte
Who was Napoleon, and why was he important? What were his most important battles, and how did he help to change Europe? If you know the answers to those questions, you’ll probably do well in this quiz!
4a Industrial Revolution
What do you know about the Industrial Revolution? What made it possible, and how did it change society? And what were the agricultural and transport revolutions? This quiz will test how much you really know about the developments that took place.
4b Industrial Society
This is a reading comprehension exercise about society during the Industrial Revolution. It contains three texts that illustrate the lives of the working class and middle class. The texts are primary sources, so they were written during the Industrial Revolution.
5a Liberalism and Nationalism
Do you know what 19th century liberals and nationalists believed in? How did they help to change Europe and Latin America? This quiz will test how much you really know about the revolutions and nationalist struggles of the 19th century.
5b Spain in the 19th Century
How much do you remember about Spain in the 19th century, including the Spanish War of Independence? Do this quiz to find out.
6a World War One
How much do you remember about the events of World War One? Do this quiz to find out.
6b Abraham Lincoln
This quiz is about the life of Abraham Lincoln and the abolition of slavery. It includes a reading comprehension and a listening exercise using extracts from the Gettysburg Address.
7 Interwar Period
This quiz will test how much you remember about the Treaty of Versailles, the Great Depression and the Nazis’ rise to power in Germany.
8 Spain 1900-1939
How much do you remember about the events of the early 20th century in Spain, including the build-up to the Civil War? Do this quiz to find out.
9a World War II
This quiz looks at the events of World War II.
9b Cold War
How much can you remember about the Cold War? Do this quiz to find out.
10 Civil Rights
This quiz looks at the Civil Rights Movement in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. It includes a reading comprehension and a listening exercise.
11 Spain – Dictatorship and Democracy
This quiz is about Spain in the period from 1939 to the present day. It covers Franco’s dictatorship and the transition to democracy.
12 The World Today
This quiz looks at the end of the Cold War, and more recent world conflicts.