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Simple History

Simple History visualizes the past, bringing history to life through animation. Witness how people lived throughout history: their culture, developments in technology, epic battles and events. Explore what it was like to be in the trenches of the First World War, a plundering pirate in the Caribbean, or a factory worker in the Industrial Revolution!

Still image from: The 6-Year-Old Red Army Lieutenant of WW2 (Youngest Soldier of the War)
8 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Americans That Fought For Germany in World War II
8 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Berlin Wall: 1961-1989 (The Cold War)
7 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: China's Little Red Book: Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-tung
3 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Cold War Gadgets
3 minutes
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Cuban Missile Crisis
4 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Dancing Plague
7 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: De-Stalinization: The Secret Speech
4 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Desmond Doss: The Medic Who Fought a War Without a Weapon
15 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: East German Berlin Wall Border Troops
7 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Fall of Saigon (April 30th, 1975: The End of the Vietnam War)
11 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Great Leap Forward (1958-1962)
8 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Gulags
2 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Gulf of Tonkin Incident: The Vietnam War (1964)
3 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: How the Mafia Collaborated With the U.S. Military in World War II
10 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Hungarian Uprising: Budapest, 1956 (The Cold War)
2 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Infantry Units: U.S. Marrine--Vietnam War
4 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Janissaries: Elite Infantry Unit
12 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Joseph Stalin: Leader of the Soviet Union (1878-1953)
5 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Korean War
4 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12