Students review, or learn about, the struggle for power between the Yorks and Lancasters during the War of the Roses by completing a 22 event timeline activity and answering 4 questions. Events and people covered include but are not limited to the Battle of Albans, the Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Henry VI, Edward being proclaimed king, the Battle of Towton, the marriage of Henry Tudor and Elizabeth of York and more! Students classify the items according to a system detailed in the instructions. They then complete one task for 6 items of their choice and a different task for 3 other items. There are arrows in the first two lines of the timeline showing students the direction to fill out the pieces in. The answers are included where appropriate and this could work for a sub!
Sample timeline items and questions include:
--Richard of York appointed protector of the realm
--Battle of St. Albans
--Battle of Towton
--Battle of Tewkesbury
--Richard declares Edward illegitimate and takes throne
--Edward V and brother murdered in Tower of London
--Henry Tudor becomes King Henry VII
--Summarize the cause(s) of the Wars of the Roses. Could this war have been avoided? Why or why not?
--If you could give either the Yorks or the Lancasters one piece of advice at the start of the war, what would it be and why? Would they have heeded your advice? Why or why not?
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