Awesome history sites
KnOwIng your history isn’t just for history subjects. An easy way to get a good idea of what was going on in any time period is to check out these awesome resources.
This is a very simple overview of the globe that shoots you through all the major civilisations that we know of from 200BC until today.
It’s very fast and will give you an idea of major historical flow. If you don’t know when the Aztecs ( pic) were around, or where the Hopewell Culture was based, spend half an hour with this before you move on to the other two resources.
Eyewitness to History
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com If you are a dunce at world history, you’ll love this site because it’s designed to teach children an overview of “hot spots” in his-
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ This collection of public domain and copypermitted historical texts are arranged by time (Ancient, Medieval and Modern) as well as by cultural context (like East Asian, women’s and Islamic).
For a broad view, navigate through the time linked resources and sample bits and pieces that appeal. –