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World History in General

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How Did We Get the Alphabet?
Trace the alphabet of today way back to the first writings and the first alphabet.

The History Channel
One of THE best history resources ANYWHERE. Check out Today in History. Read about pop culture around the world. All aspects of history are covered in this amazing site!

A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict
War isn't always the answer, as this incredibly detailed website illustrates. Stories from all around the world show people working for change through nonviolence. Famous examples include Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reaching Out: The Evolution of Communication
From cave paintings to wireless technology, this site has it all. See how people have communicated with each other since communication began.

The Horse in Human History
Horses are not native to North America or South America. Find out where they came from.

History for Kids!
Check out ancient history from a kid's point of view! All the information on this site was written for students.

Modern World History: BBC Education
Start with the beginning of the 20th Century and work forward. Warning: This site uses Shockwave. It may take some time to download, but it's worth it. Using this plug-in, you can see the great graphics this site offers.

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