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 2016-17. 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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