Tuesday, November 29, 2016

TELL THE STORY OF THE HIGHLAND CLEARANCES


The Highland clearances constitute one of the darkest chapters in Scottish history. Do your research and find out why; when you are finished write an essay on the topic. Explain the background, the causes, what actually took place and the effects.
Familiarize yourself with the issue:
Podcast:
·         Highland clearances https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vma0gapMHks
Reading material to make notes on:
·         The Highland clearances and their causes, effects and results
·         The patterns of the Highland clearances http://www.scottishhistory.com/articles/highlands/clearances/clearance_page1.html
·         The cultural impact of the Highland clearances http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/civil_war_revolution/scotland_clearances_01.shtml
Videos
·         Highland clearances Sutherland Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJUGPVjDPI4

·         The Sutherland Clearances Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmAaTZRrhCU   

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