What are the best american history apps?

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    #1The Civil War Today

    The Civil War Today

    The Civil War Today is a paid app exclusive for iPad, brought to you by HISTORY, in which you can have an immersive account of the events that took place in America almost two centuries ago.

    Apps

    iOS

    $2.99

    Daniel Lewis
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "The app "The Civil War Today" was created by the History Channel, and I'm happy to say: their legendary high quality educational programming transcends platform. They were able to take their American history programming and reform it into this interactive app that is interesting and highly educational. I especially enjoy the date specific special events. This is definitely a winner for the history buff. "
  2. 12

    #2HISTORY Here

    HISTORY Here

    History HERE is a free app for Android and iOS devices that allows you to have precious information about the historical spots that rest in the places you visit. It works across the US.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Linda Robinson
    Written on January 6, 2018
    "We're planning a cross-country trip and want to stop at some historical spots along the way. I downloaded HISTORY HERE to find them. It gave me a great list and I can't wait to go on the trip!"
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    #3US History Timeline

    US History Timeline

    US History Timeline is an Android and iOS app that offers a fancy timeline with the main events and connections from the US History, offering the corresponding links with the Wikipedia's entries.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Lu Gong
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "This app really helped me pass my US History class. It makes it very easy to see when things happened in relation to other events."
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    #4HISTORY Vault

    HISTORY Vault

    HISTORY Vault is an app with mobile devices with a 7-days free trial to watch full-length videos about history, from the eldest civilization to the modern days. This streaming service is only available in the US territory.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Marilyn Collins
    Written on December 26, 2017
    "This would be great if it wasn't so pricey and had a search bar. Would be great for kids interested in History."
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    #5HISTORY

    HISTORY

    History is an American digital cable and satellite television network, In HISTORY you will find an exclusive program dedicated 100% to history. With premieres of major blockbusters and original content created especially for you.


    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Austin Cunningham
    Written on January 10, 2018
    "This isn't helpful at all. It's a site, not an app. I don't think that it's reliable."
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    #6Wikipedia

    Wikipedia

    Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia on the world wide web. It is open-source and currently has 5 million articles in the English language ranging from different topics such as science, entertainment, literature, and more.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Teresa Long
    Written on January 5, 2018
    "The granddaddy of online resources and a constant companion to hundreds of thousands of people around the world. I for one end up on Wikipedia almost every day, and I always feel I have learnt something worth the time I invested. The idea of a crowdsourced encyclopedia might seem far-fetched and in the beginnings, a lot of people questioned whether it could ever be trusted as a source of information, but it has grown into an almost inevitable, and usually useful bottomless pit of knowledge about everything. Maybe not for everybody, but almost."
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    #7Today In History

    Today In History

    Today In History is a free app for iOS devices in which you will have access to all kind of daily facts about raw history. It allows you to filter the facts to be based on the tags you are more interested in.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Gary Shaw
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "This app is not specific to American history, but it appears to be a creative and well-made history app. This should suit the needs of someone searching for this kind of app, to a large degree. Though they may look elsewhere for a focus on American history only."

Summary

Best What are the best american history apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Civil War TodayApps 15 Paid
2HISTORY HereApps 12 Free
3US History TimelineApps 12 Free
4HISTORY VaultApps 8 Free
5HISTORYWebsites 6 Paid
6WikipediaApps 3 Free
7Today In History Apps 1 Free
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