Yet his Ripper investigation was described by NYPD Police Chief Thomas Brynes as stupid!
This enquiry gets your students to answer this question.
They look at the national picture, interview Inspector Abberline and decide whether Brynes’ assessment was correct.
Clearly there are more grey areas than black and white!
This leads into some neat source analysis work, vital for examination success.
- Lesson presentation: PowerPoint
- Lesson write-up: PDF
- Resource 1-4: PDF
- Worksheet 1 -3: PDF