- · The slave trade and the abolition of slavery
- · The role of Olaudah Equiano and free slaves.
- · Britain’s retreat from Empire, including the independence for India and the Wind of Change in Africa
- · The independence generation – Gandhi, Nehru, Jinnah, Kenyatta, Nkrumah
- · The Windrush generation, wider new Commonwealth immigration, and the arrival of East African Asians.
- · Nazi atrocities in occupied Europe and the evil of the Holocaust
- · The suffragette movement and womens emancipation
- · The Tolpuddle Martyrs and the birth of trade unionism
The importance of equality is highlighted as follows;