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From the Age of Enlightenment to the Christmas Truce, learn about some of history's most pivotal events.
From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.
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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.
From the southern tip of Florida to the Alaskan wilderness, explore North American history in-depth in the North American history section.
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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.
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