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ISEB Common Entrance Exam at 13+ History: Study Guide & Test Prep

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This extensive study guide is a tool you can use to review societal, cultural, political and religious facts about British history. Using this course is a quick and easy way you can review topics appearing on the Independent Schools Examination Board (ISEB) Common Entrance 13+ History exam.
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10 chapters in ISEB Common Entrance Exam at 13+ History: Study Guide & Test Prep

Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Henry II of England and Philip Augustus of France Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1082].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1082].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Thomas Becket and the Constitutions of Clarendon Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10135].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10135].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - King John of England: Biography & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Reemergence of Towns and Commerce Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - King Edward I of England: Biography & Conquests Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - King Edward II of England: Reign & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Little Ice Age and the Black Death Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - King Edward III of England: Facts & Family Tree Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Role of the Catholic Church in Medieval Europe Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Daily Life of English Peasants Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Fourteenth-Century Peasant Revolts Across Europe Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Early Medieval Art & Architecture: Characteristics, Techniques & Famous Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - History of Castles in the Middle Ages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[165819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[165819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Introduction to Medieval Literature: Old English, Middle English, and Historical Context Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1262].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1262].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Henry V of England: Timeline & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Henry VII: History, Family Tree & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Henry VIII: The Anglican Church Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1139].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1139].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Thomas Wolsey: Biography, Facts & Death Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9985].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9985].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Thomas Cromwell: Facts & Execution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The English Reformation: History and Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Pilgrimage of Grace in 1536: Facts & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9977].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9977].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Tudor Rebellions: Causes & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - King Edward VI: Facts, Reign & Death Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Lady Jane Grey: Execution, History & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9950].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9950].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth: Catholic vs. Anglican Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Queen Elizabeth I and England's Golden Age Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1144].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1144].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - English Class System in the 16th Century Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[180933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[180933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Elizabethan Poor Laws of 1601 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - William Cecil: Biography, Facts & Contributions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Stuart Period in England: Events and Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Laudianism: Definition & Reforms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - John Bunyan: Biography, Books & Poems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18271].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18271].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The English Civil War: Summary, Causes, Effects & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The English Civil War and the Rise of Cromwell's Theocracy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Restoration of a Limited Monarchy in England: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Bubonic Plague: History, Facts & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Great Fire of London: Causes, Facts & Aftermath Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Monmouth Rebellion: Facts & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough: Biography & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is the English Enlightenment? - Definition, Ideals & Thinkers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8660].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8660].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Glorious Revolution of 1688: Events and Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Creation of the United Kingdom and the Incorporation of Ireland Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - 18th Century Powers: Great Britain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18900].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18900].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Robert Walpole: Biography & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Reform in Great Britain in the 1700s: History & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - World Economies in the 1700s: Trends, Factors & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - English Class System in the 18th Century Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[180935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[180935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Society & Culture of the 18th Century Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13786].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13786].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - European Powers in the 18th Century: Alliances, Wars & the Balance of Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18898].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18898].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Seven Years' War: History & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The American Revolution: Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The French Revolution: Timeline & Major Events Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17982].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17982].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Barbary Pirates, Napoleonic Wars and Embargo of 1807 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1422].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1422].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Crimean War: Summary, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13975].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13975].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - European Imperialism in Africa: Invasions, Colonization & Rivalries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - European Imperialism in India & the British East India Company Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Britain Allows Colonies to Self-Rule (1857-1922) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Suffragette Movement in Britain: Facts & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Famous British Prime Ministers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[174603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[174603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Tensions in Europe: Political, Social & Entangling Alliances Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19350].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19350].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Great Britain Leads the Industrial Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Transport Revolution in Great Britain: Definition & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The British Reform Movement: Social, Political & Economic Reforms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12598].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12598].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Political & Economic Reform in 19th-century Britain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18476].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18476].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Religious Movements & Reform in 19th-Century Britain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - John Henry Newman: Biography, Facts & Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - 19th Century England: Society, Social Classes, & Culture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52336].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52336].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Crystal Palace: Building, Conquest & Great Exhibition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[192023].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[192023].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - History of Public Health in Great Britain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300581].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[300581].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Strategies & Resources for Developing Historical Knowledge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49778].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49778].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Primary vs. Secondary Resources in Historical Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Analyze Historical Documents & Narratives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Interpret Visual Representations of Historical Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49784].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49784].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding History Through Cause-and-Effect Relationships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2914].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Edit and Improve Essay Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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