Timelines help us understand history. They also tell us what happened when and how much time went by between events. These sites give you example of timelines and help you understand how to make one and why they are important.

How to Make a Timeline
This easy-to-understand article helps you make a timeline. Take a handful of events, match them to the dates they happened, and you have a timeline.

Timelines of American History
Follow the development of the United States of America, from the earliest days to the present.

Make your own timeline

Animated Atlas: U.S. History
A timeline of American history

History and Biography Timelines for Kids
Find out more about the fantastic 1700s! This was the century of the American Revolution, the Constitution, and the invention of the steam engine. This timeline focuses mainly on American, British, and French events.

History of the World: By Continent
Click on the continent to get a timeline of the history of that continent.

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