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Elizabeth I and the great debasement

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About this learning resource

Format: Word Document

Students step into the role of advisors to the Queen and help Elizabeth I to analyse, understand and respond to the currency troubles facing England in 1560.

National Curriculum links

• The development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745.

Learning objectives

• Evaluate Elizabeth I's decisions and effectiveness as monarch.
• Analyse Elizabeth's response to debasement crisis.
• Investigate cause of the currency troubles.

Resource Information

Key Stage

  • KS3 (age 11-14)

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Tudors
  • Elizabethans

Type

  • For the classroom

Palace

  • Tower of London
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