History Facts, Study Sheets & Homework Help
History can be a challenging subject to study. In addition to the memorization of dates, names and other facts, an understanding of cause and effect is required and parallels must often be drawn to both historical and modern-day events. It can be confusing for students who do not have a passion for long-ago moments in time. We can help.absence
Bright Hub Education has compiled a large resource of history fact sheets, study guides and other homework help, written and reviewed by teachers and educators, as well as those who pursued history in college or in their careers. These authors try to help you sort out the details of historical events beyond dates and times in order to make your history assignments just a little bit easier.
- Effects of Feudalism in the Middle Ages
What do you know about feudalism in the Middle Ages? Once you understand how the system of government worked during the Middle Ages, you'll be able to see the effects of feudalism in today's world.
- Harriet Tubman: Leader and Legend
Harriet Tubman was a runaway slave who helped dozens of other slaves achieve their freedom. Not only that, she served as a spy for the North during the Civil War and achieved many other feats making her a legend on both sides of the war. Learn more about her many accomplishments.
- Frederick Douglass: Orator and Reformer
Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) was the most influential black orator of the 19th century. His autobiographies, newspapers and thousands of speeches changed the nation and the world. He worked his whole life for racial equality, women's rights, universal suffrage and education.
- Famous African-Americans of the Revolutionary War
Important names from the Civil War Era and the Civil Rights Movement are common knowledge: Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Malcom X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Less famous are the slaves and free blacks that stood up in the middle of the 18th century who paved the way for the rest of history.
- How Well Do You Know Your Pearl Harbor Facts? Take This Quiz and Find Out
Think you know your World War II history? What about the battle that brought the United States into the war? Prove you're an expert by mastering this Pearl Harbor quiz.
- Study Guide for Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" Speech
I have a dream that all my students will understand Martin Luther King Jr's brilliant use of figurative language. Study up on all the similes and metaphors used in his historic speech.
- The US Constitution: Articles, Amendments, and the Bill of Rights
Need a primer as you begin to study the US Constitution? Bright Hub Education can help! Below you will find a collection of articles about the Constitution — all geared toward kids.
- All About Alexander the Great
Who was Alexander the Great? A question that's not easy to answer. Alexander was loved by some, hated by others, and feared by many. This lesson covers key facts about Alexander the Great. Introduce this enigmatic character to your class.
- Let Freedom Ring! An American History Timeline
Are you looking to brush up on your American history knowledge? What was the Revolutionary War? What did the Civil War do to change our country's way of thinking? Some of these topics are addressed in this guide along with other historical events and people to detail how America was born and raised.