The Great Debate 2019

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  • Age of Revolutions Resources

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    The Age of Revolution is a period in history, which, for the purposes of the Great Debate 2019, we are considering as 1775-1848.  Over the course of these years, society underwent a series of revolutions in almost all theatres of life: political, war, social and cultural, and economic and technological....

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  • Find your local heat

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    The Great Debate 2019 is now over. To register your school’s interest in taking part next year, or for any other queries, please email greatdebate@history.org.uk. Completed Heats Birmingham, Finalist: Shivanii Bradford, Finalist: Catherine Voronina Bristol, Finalist: Beth Eastwood-Dewing Buckinghamshire, Finalist: Heather Lawrence Canterbury, Finalist: Sam Grindlay (NB: Due to Sam being unable to make the final, runner-up Joao...

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  • Great Debate 2019 winners

    3rd April 2019

    On Saturday 30 March 2019, a bright spring day, 21 students gathered at Windsor Castle for the Historical Association Great Debate final. The 21 finalists had already successfully won their local heats from across the UK and now they stood in the historic vaulted Vicar’s Hall, St George’s House, a stone's throw...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    30th October 2018

    The final of the 2019 competition took place at Windsor Castle on Saturday 30 March. It was funded by the Waterloo200 educational legacy plan on the Age of Revolution.  Read about the 2019 Great Debate winners here Watch the 2019 Great Debate speeches Details of the 2020 contest are now online. Please email greatdebate@history.org.uk with...

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  • The Great Debate 2019: speeches

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    On Saturday 30 March 2019, a bright spring day, 21 students gathered at Windsor Castle for the Historical Association Great Debate final. The 21 finalists had already successfully won their local heats from across the UK and now they stood in the historic vaulted Vicar’s Hall, St George’s House, a stone's throw...

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