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Jack the Ripper


This unit allows students an experience a hands on approach to investigating the Jack the Ripper murders using primary sources.

Example Key Words


A place with lots of factories, and factory workers


A building for poor people to live or work in

Serial Killer

Someone who commits multiple murders

Social Reformer

Someone who tries to improve the way people live


Website: Have a look at some of the resources and activities to prepare you for the module – you can even vote for your favoured suspect!  Jack the Ripper – History, Victims, Letters, Suspects. (