Edexcel GCSE History

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Timelines relevant to the Edexcel GCSE 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 GCSE 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 GCSE History – Timelines for Paper 1 Topics

10 – Crime and Punishment 1000 – present

10 – Whitechapel, c1870-c1900: crime, policing and the
inner city

11 – Medicine in Britain, c1250–present
Medicine in Britain c1250 – present

11 The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18

12 Warfare and British society, c1250–present

12 London and the Second World War, 1939–45

 

Edexcel GCSE History – Timelines for Paper 2 Topics

B1 – Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060 – 86
King Harold II (Godwinson) 10 22- 1066
King William I 1027 – 1087
The Norman Conquest 1064 – 1077 

B2 – The reigns of King Richard I and King John
King Richard I 1157 – 1199
King John 1162 – 1216

B3 – Henry VIII and his Ministers 1509 – 1540
King Henry VIII 1491 – 1547
Thomas Wolsey 1473 – 1530
Thomas Cromwell 1485 – 1540
Pilgrimage of Grace 1536 – 1537

B4 – Early Elizabethan England 1558 – 88
Queen Elizabeth I 1533 – 1603
Mary Queen of Scots 1542 – 1587
The Spanish Armada Causes and Events 1534 – 1588

P1 – Spain and the New World 1490 1555
Christopher Columbus 1451 – 1506

P2 – British America, 1713–83: empire and revolution
The American War of Independence Causes and Events

P3 – The American West, c1835–c1895
The American West 1830 – 1892

P4 Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91
International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991

P5 – Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95

 

Edexcel GCSE History – Timelines for Paper 3 Topics

30 – Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917–41
Vladimir Lenin 1870 – 1924
Joseph Stalin 1878 – 1953
Stalin’s Russia 1922 – 1953

31 – Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 1945
Adolf Hitler 1889 – 1945

32 – Mao’s China, 1945–76
Mao Zedong 1893 – 1976

33 – The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad
American Civil Rights Movement 1865 – 1968
The Vietnam War Causes and Events 1887 – 1978

 

Published Sept 24, 2020 @ 6:10 pm – Updated – Sep 24, 2020 @ 8:26 pm