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HyperHistory Online

Lifelines, People Index, timelines and maps give a general perspective of 3000 years of World History.

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11-18 year olds
Adolf Hitler

This essay on Hitler from Time Magazine examines how an Austrian without title or position managed to get himself elected head of the German nation.

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14-18 year olds
Florence Nightingale - Getting Dressed

A beautifully illustrated account of the clothing Florence Nightingale would have worn in Victorian times.

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7-14 year olds
Burgh Life in Mary's Time

Find out about life in a Scottish burgh was like in the 16th Century, in the time of Mary Queen of Scots. Relates to the Scottish curriculum.

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11-14 year olds
Florence Nightingale: the lady with the Lamp

This site from the BBC examines whether the romantic image of the Lady with the Lamp was entirely justified.

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11-16 year olds
Mahatma Gandhi Biography

Details of the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

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11-16 year olds
Rulers

Simple resource giving heads of state and heads of government of currently existing countries and territories. It also provides the names of leaders of all major international organisations and a brief chronicle of political events since 1996.

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11-18 year olds
HMS Victory - The Virtual Tour

Superb photographs illustrate this site which features Nelson's flagship. Examine all areas of the ship and learn about life on board the oldest serving warship still in commission.

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7-14 year olds
The Great Pyramid

Explore inside the pyramid of Khufu in Egypt. Excellent photographs illustrate this virtual tour.

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11-16 year olds
Events in Irish History

An Irish site which outlines main events in Irish history from pagan times to the conflicts of the 1960's.

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14-18 year olds
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