The Gunpowder Plot



Guy Fawkes Day is celebrated all over England. Use the links on the left to find out why.

1. What happened on November 5th 1605?

2. Why?

3. Who was Guy Fawkes?

4. What did the conspirators try to do?

5. Watch the video and aswer the following questions:
a. Why was Guy Fawkes perfect for the job?
b. Why was the original deadline postponed and what was the result of it?

6. How do people celebrate the day nowadays in England?

7. Listen to this interview and explain what other things people do

8. Now try this quiz

9. If you have some spare time why don't you play this game and try to thwart the conspirators?


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