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Historical Events

Historical Events

From the Age of Enlightenment to the Christmas Truce, learn about some of history's most pivotal events. See more »

Historical Figures

Historical Figures

From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse. See more »

History vs. Myth

History vs. Myth

You don’t need fiction when history provides you with tales as crazy as the ones we’ve collected for you. Read up while your jaw drops. See more »

Africa

Africa

From the mouth of the Nile River to the tip of Cape Town, explore African history, geography and cultures on the African history section. With maps, videos and incredible photographs, this channel provides a wealth of resources for learning about this expansive continent. See more »

Asia

Asia

For a general history of Asia, start with the Asian history section. This channel explores some of the monumental figures and events throughout Asian History. See more »

Australia

Australia

These two nations may be geographically distant from many parts of the world, but their history is as fascinating as any other. Explore the history of Australia and New Zealand in these articles. See more »

Central & South America

Central & South America

Central and South America have a rich and complicated history. Explore this part of the world and learn about important historical events and figures in this channel. See more »

Europe

Europe

No matter how knowledgeable you are about European history, there's always more to learn! Get an in-depth look at European history in these articles. See more »

North America

North America

From the southern tip of Florida to the Alaskan wilderness, explore North American history in-depth in the North American history section. See more »

Polar History

Polar History

The Polar History section contains information about the people that explored the furthest reaches of the globe. In this section, you can learn about some of the explorers that set out to find the ends of the Earth. See more »

Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations

Many of the things we take for granted in our daily lives, such as mathematics, democracy and even macaroni, date all the way back to ancient times. Look closer at the ancient world on the Ancient Civilizations Channel. See more »

Historians

Historians

History is written by a diverse set of individuals who offer their take on current events and politics. Explore some of the most important historians in the field. See more »

World Wars

World Wars

World wars and conflicts have shaped the course of history as countries stuggle to maintain a balance of power. In this section topics such as the Korean War, Vietnam and both World Wars are explored. See more »