View statistics comparing how the world has changed from 1900 to 1998
presented by Time magazine. To select a topic simply hover mouse over
the topic listed on the right and view statistics in the table in the
center – or select a topic from across the top or down the left.
Browse a collection of history encyclopedia articles arranged alphabetically
from Discovery School and World Book.
From CNN, this site provides a virtual tour of the seven wonders of the
ancient world. These include the pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens
of Babylon, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Temple of Artemis, the
Statue of Zeus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
From the BBC, this site features twelve topics in world history and access
to much more by topic, by time or by people.
From The History Channel, this site shows what happened on any given day
in the United States and around the world as well as an archive of speeches,
discussions, and exhibits.
History For Kids!
Concise, easy-to-read essays about Ancient and Medieval times are written
by university professors for elementary and secondary school students.
Search by keyword or select Ancient Egypt, Western Asia, Germany, Ancient
Ancient Rome, Ancient Islam, Middle Ages, early government, economics,
environment, architecture, games, clothing, food and more.
History Link 101
Scroll down for links to information on ancient cultures,
the middle ages, and World War II as well as topics like Art, Biographies,
Farming & Cities, and Mythologies & Religions. Includes pictures,
games, maps, timelines, and links to primary documents. Created by Eric
Rymer, a World History teacher in the Ohio public school system.
From the Institute of Historical Research, this site provides a listing
of web sites and online resources for history. Web sites may be browsed
according to type of history, geographical area, time period by century,
and type of resource.
This site, from a Swiss architect, claims to cover 3,000 years of world
history, from 1000 BC to 2002. Information is presented in the form of
timelines about people, history, events, maps, science, technology, art,
music, religion and more.
Explores the movement of people, cultures, ideas, and objects through
history from the Smithsonian Institution. Examines what happens when people
move, what they take with them or leave behind and how they make their
new place home. Includes photographs and timelines.
From a museum at Emory University, an art gallery at the University of
Rochester and the Dallas Museum of Art, this site explores the ancient
Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome and sub-Saharan Africa.
Provides information on different periods of world history divided
into the Ancient World, the 6th-15th Centuries, the 16th-19th Centuries,
and the 20th Century. Also offers maps, images, definitions, links to
primary documents, and a timeline. Created by Frank Smitha, who has a
B.A. in History from California State University.
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