Winston Churchill's Changing World: From the Horse to Nuclear Weapons

Middle school students will split into four teams and view the changing technologies in Churchill's world, from horseback in India's northwest frontier to the world's nuclear capabilities of the Cold War. He witnessed a remarkable shift in the way that vast numbers of people lived, as a result of technological, medical, social, ideological, and political innovation.

The technology of the world wars reached an unprecedented scale and level of sophistication with approximately nine and 57 million people died in each, mainly due to massive improvements in weaponry. Starting with the industrial revolution producing new goods and services and, along with the network of global communication, technology was a driving force in Churchill's world.

Teacher Guide

Student Workbooks (4 teams)




“Leave the past to history especially as I propose to write that history myself.”

Winston S. Churchill