Useful sites

Useful sites

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Useful sites for those doing History at A level.

The History Channel

www.thehistorychannel.co.uk

A fantastic resource for all historians. Click on the classroom for exam and revision help or just take a look.

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The History Net

www.thehistorynet.com

The site where history lives on the net.

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History Today Magazine Online

www.historytoday.com

Just what it says. Covering articles on all aspects of history in the curriculum and worth keeping an eye on as exam questions often follow the most recent articles.

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20th Century Wars

www.ppu.org.uk

This Peace Pledge Union site relates mostly to conflicts after 1945. Maps, graphs, essays and more make for an excellent resource for students.

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First World War Encyclopaedia

www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk

Site developed and created by more than eight countries with pages of narrative, illustrations and useful links. This is a fantastic resource for all students of history.

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Anne Frank House

www.annefrank.nl

Created by the owners of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam this is one of the best sites on this remarkable young lady. An attractive site that will benefit all who visit.

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Scottish Clans

www.scotclans.com

Guide to over 120 Scottish Clans with crests, tartans and maps. Scottish history along with myths and genealogy insights are all here.

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The History Sounds and Pictures Page

www.earthstation1.com

US site with a vast resource of speeches, video clips, news reports and much, much more. A great interactive site for anyone just interested or studying History.

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American Civil War

www.americancivilwar.com

An extensive site with timelines, battle information, maps and a whole lot more besides. A great resource for students, tutors and all.

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Encyclopaedia of British History:1700-1950

www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk

This is, quite simply, a fantastic resource for all history students.

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European Parliament

www.europarl.eu.int

Click on the language you want to use to find out all about the EU. Great site, obviously, for language practice but also a great deal more besides. N.B. For UK specific information you can go to www.europarl.org.uk .

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World War 1

www.worldwar1.com

It does what it says on the tin! Great site for anyone interested in this period of history.

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BBC Online History

www.bbc.co.uk/history

Covering details of the network’s excellent history programmes and much more.

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Domesday Book

www.domesdaybook.co.uk

Offers all 13,418 entries of the original Domesday Book of 1086, and further documentation on life in the 11th century.

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The History Guide

www.historyguide.org

Intended to aid secondary school and college students studying history. Includes lectures in European history.

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History and Politics Out Loud

www.hpol.org

Searchable archive of historically important speeches and other audio materials.

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History Wiz

www.historywiz.com

Provides information, images, maps, primary sources, curriculum and audio/video on a wide range of historical topics.

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S-Cool

www.s-cool.co.uk

A great site with clear and easy to follow notes – ideal for revision.

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