Welcome to Alpha History


Alpha History is a free, ad-supported online textbook for history teachers and students. It spans eleven different historical periods, with more under construction in 2017. Alpha History contains thousands of invaluable resources including topic summaries, documents, images, maps, timelines, biographical profiles and historiographical information, as well as a range of online activities. Alpha History is written and compiled by qualified teachers and is suitable for students at middle school, high school and undergraduate levels.

The American Revolution (1763-1789)
The French Revolution (1781-1795)
World War I (1914-1918)
The Russian Revolution (1905-1924)
The Weimar Republic (1918-1933)
Nazi Germany (1933-1945)
The Holocaust (1941-1945)
The Cold War (1945-1989)
The Chinese Revolution (1898-1976)
The Vietnam War (1945-1975)
Northern Ireland and the Troubles (1968-1989)
Past Peculiar

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