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Alpha History is a free, ad-supported online textbook for history teachers and students. It spans 12 different historical periods or themes with more currently under construction. Alpha History contains thousands of invaluable resources for students, including topic summaries, documents, images, maps, timelines, biographical profiles and historiographical information, as well as a range of online activities. Our website content is written, curated and compiled by qualified teachers and history graduates.

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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