Thanksgiving is an important day to gather with family and friends and reflect on the things we are thankful for in the past year. How much do you know about its history?
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When you think of a witch, you probably imagine her with a black cat. So what’s the historical reference for this feline friend?
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You might remember him from our British Empire (In One Take) video – but why did we choose Charles Cornwallis to explore the British Empire?
This month we are ‘Saluting our Sisters’ by shining light on some of the influential Black women who left their mark on history.
Learn how you can use History Bombs to teach about influential key figures in history this Black History Month.
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An overview of our World War One series and how to use our captivating videos and activities to create engaging lessons.
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An overview of our World War Two series, and advice on creating unforgettable history lessons for your students.
We asked Teachers and Homeschoolers for their feedback on our history resources.
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India declared its independence from British rule on August 15, 1947, after nearly 200 years. Learn more about the methods of resistance used to eventually overthrow the British Raj!
Woollarawarre Bennelong was one of the most important figures in the early history of Australia. Here are 10 facts you should know about him!
How did Olaudah Equiano go from facing the horrors of slavery to becoming one of the most influential leaders in the fight for abolition?
Oppenheimer was best known for development of the atomic bomb, but here are 10 facts you might not have known about the man who changed the nature of war forever.
We visited Bayeux Museum to learn more about this iconic 950 year-old artwork.
Explore incredible stories from our latest series, from an Italian mercenary to a cursed royal diamond.
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Explore the ways Britain transformed forever during Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, from train travel, factory workers, and voting rights.
A guide to everything you need to know about D-Day, the Second World War invasion in 1944.
Five fantastic females who influenced history, from Queen Elizabeth I to the Suffragettes.
Discover the history of Ukraine, from Soviet rule to the fight for independence.
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An overview of the history of Ukraine, from 19th century imperialism to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.
An introduction to the history of Ukraine, from Kievan Rus’ to the rise of Russification.
Website improvements and a new video series on the horizon!
Learn how King John found an explosive solution to bringing down a mighty medieval stone keep.
Elevate engagement and enjoyment in your classroom with explosive videos.
We were delighted to produce an eight-part series on Henry VIII for Historic Royal Palaces.
More than 50 years ago Neil Armstrong took ‘one small step’ and became the first human to walk on the moon. However, would Apollo 11 have ever made it without the decades of Cold War rivalry between the US and the USSR?
Women’s history is on the rise, but how is this reflected in our schools?