Edexcel A Level History

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Timelines relevant to the Edexcel A Level History specification are a useful way of learning about events, recognising cause and effect, seeing change over time as well as understanding things that are happening at the same time. 

Across the Totally Timelines site there are a number of timelines that would help in the teaching, learning and revision of  Edexcel A Level History topics. Some have been produced for a particular specification while others offer relevant and/or background information. 

Listed below each topic are the timelines that are relevant for that subject

 

Edexcel A Level History Timelines for Paper 1 Topics

1A – The Crusades, 1095–1204
King Richard I – 1157 – 1199

1B – England, 1509–1603: authority, nation and religion
The Tudors 1485 – 1603
King Henry VIII
Queen Elizabeth I

1C – Britain, 1625–1701: conflict, revolution and settlement
The Stuarts 1603 – 1714

1D – Britain, c1785–c1870: democracy, protest and reform

1E – Russia, 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin
Tsarist Russia
Stalin’s Russia

1F – In search of the American Dream: the USA, c1917–96
The American Dream United States of America 1915 – 1988

1G – Germany and West Germany, 1918–89
Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 1945

1H – Britain transformed, 1918–97
Britain 1930 – 1997

 

Edexcel A Level History Timelines for Paper 2

2A1 Anglo-Saxon England and the Anglo-Norman Kingdom, c1053–1106
The Norman Conquest 1064 – 1077
Harold Godwinson 1022 – 1066
King William I (Conqueror) 1027 – 1087
King William II (Rufus) 1057 – 1100

2A2 – England and the Angevin Empire in the reign of Henry II, 1154–89
King Henry II 1133 – 1189

2B1 – Luther and the German Reformation, c1515–55
The Reformation 1517 – 1648
Martin Luther 1483 – 1546

2B2 – The Dutch Revolt, c1563–1609

2C1 – France in Revolution, 1774–99
The French Revolution Causes and Events 

2C2 – Russia in revolution, 1894–1924
The Russian Revolution 1905 Causes and Events
The Russian Revolution 1917 Causes and Events
Tsarist Russia 1855 – 1922
Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918
Vladimir Lenin 1870 – 1924

2D1 – The unification of Italy, c1830–70

2D2 – The unification of Germany, c1840–71

2E1 – Mao’s China 1949–76
Mao Zedong 1893 – 1976

2E2 – The German Democratic Republic, 1949–90

2F1 – India, c1914–48: the road to independence

2F2 – South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’

2G1 – The rise and fall of fascism in Italy, c1911–46

2G2 – Spain, 1930–78: republicanism, Francoism and the re-establishment of democracy

2H1 – The USA, c1920–55: boom, bust and recovery
The American Dream 1915 – 1988

2H2 – The USA, 1955–92: conformity and challenge
The American Dream 1915 – 1988

 

Edexcel A Level History Timelines for Paper 3

30 – Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII, 1399–1509
The Wars of the Roses Causes and Events
King Henry VII 1457 – 1509

31 – Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485–1603
The Tudors 1485 – 1603
King Henry VIII 1491 – 1603
The Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537
Queen Elizabeth I 1558 – 1603

32 – The Golden Age of Spain, 1474–1598
King Philip II 1527 – 1598

33  -The witch craze in Britain, Europe and North America, c1580–c1750

34 1 – Industrialisation and social change in Britain, 1759–1928: forging a new society
The Industrial Revolution 1708 – 1918

34 2 – Poverty, public health and the state in Britain, c1780–1939

35 1 The British experience of warfare, c1790–1918

35 2 – Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763–1914

36 1 – Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain, c1780–1928

36 2 – Ireland and the Union, c1774–1923
The Irish Rebellion 1798 Causes and Events

37 1 – The changing nature of warfare, 1859–1991: perception and reality

37 2 – Germany, 1871–1990: united, divided and reunited
Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 1945

38 1 – The making of modern Russia, 1855–1991
Tsarist Russia
Stalin’s Russia

38 2 – The making of modern China, 1860–1997
Mao Zedong 1893 – 1976

39 1 – Civil rights and race relations in the USA, 1850–2009
American Civil Rights Movement 1865 – 1968

39 2 – Mass media and social change in Britain, 1882–2004

 

Published Sept 24, 2020 @ 1:41 pm – Updated – Oct 20, 2020 @ 9:20 pm