HistoryForKids.net, SoftSchools.com and KidsKonnect.com are websites that provide history facts for kids. The sites present the facts in a variety of entertaining ways including games, videos, quizzes and coloring pages. More »

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Some little known facts about Black History are that Rosa Parks was not the first black woman to refuse to move to the back of a bus and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was not prepared. Also, only a rel... More »

Black History Month is an outgrowth of Negro History Week, an event created in 1926 by Carter Woodson, an African-American scholar and historian. In 1976, the annual event was extended to last for one month, during which... More »

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Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley is the origin of human civilization, according to anthropologists, with skeletal remains of prehistoric man dating back 3.5 million years and evidence of language systems as early as 13000 B.... More »

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Important events from Ghana's history include the Kingdom of Melle conquering the Kingdom of Ghana in the 13th century, the arrival of Europeans in the 15th century and the slave trade of the1400s to the mid-1800s. Notab... More »

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Dates are important to history because they help chronologically show cause and effect relationships between events. By knowing exactly when things occurred, historians can also more accurately compare different societie... More »

Some famous women in history include Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Blackwell. Each of these women was born and raised in the United States and made her mark on history in America. More »

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