What are the best world history apps?

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    #1History Timeline

    History Timeline
    History Timeline is a free app for Android devices in which you can learn history from the very beginning, starting on the Ancient Story till the modern days. Lots of filters to find the information you're looking for.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Austin Guerrero
    Written on December 12, 2017
    "History timeline is really cool and lets you learn about history from the beginning. If you're interested in history, definitely something to check out, really cool informative and easy to use."
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    #2Learn World History

    Learn World History

    Learn World History is a free app for Android for learning the history of the civilization, from the oldest ones to the modern days. It offers quizzes that use filters to choose the historical period you want to focus on.

    Apps

    Android

    Free- Pro version available

    Janet West
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "Great tool to help with learning history. Learn World History is more than just dates and I have used it as a review tool to help with my history class."
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    #3Today 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

    Dylan Nichols
    Written on December 10, 2017
    "Today In History has a lot of trivia. Some of it is interesting. It's for people with a slightly above average IQ. It's not for serious intellectuals."
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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

    Wayne Nichols
    Written on December 13, 2017
    "This is an OK app for learning history. It's a streaming app for history documentaries. And it's $50 per year. This is not for me."
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    #5Wikipedia

    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

    Sandra Mendoza
    Written on December 12, 2017
    "This has a few technical problems that I hope they'll solve soon. It can be slow and non-responsive. This does not stop me from using it, though. I spend as much time on the app when I'm out and about as I do on the website when I'm at home. This is some times wasted time, but I can't bring myself to regret it."
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    #6The 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

    Steven Luo
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "I gave this a trial run and found that it works well and has a lot of info. It does cost money to download and use. I can't say that it's really worth paying for because there is a lot of free info on the Civil War on YouTube and other places. "
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    #7US 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

    Diane Harvey
    Written on December 10, 2017
    "It is missing information and the app doesn't work well with the topic of world history."
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    #8HISTORY 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

    Cynthia Ramos
    Written on December 7, 2017
    "I enjoy learning about my history. In school, when it came down to history, I always paid attention to it if I didn't pay attention to anything else. It's cool that there's a HISTORY app for people like myself who would like to continue to learn a lot. "
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    #9Discover History

    Discover History

    Discover History - Encyclopedia for Kids is an educational app developed by Abécédaire which features lectures for children on dinosaur fossils, ancient Rome, ancient Greece, world wars, the Vikings, the arts, etc.

    Apps

    iOS

    $9.99- Varies by plan

    Lauren Smith
    Written on January 2, 2019
    "Build up your general knowledge with this comprehensive app collection for kids. Packed with facts, interactive maps and timelines to learn about world history and the wonders of the past! - Dinosaur Fossils - Ancient Rome - Roman numerals - Ancient Greece - The Vikings - The Viking alphabet - Famous explorers - Victorian Britain - Art history - Word War One"
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    #10The Lotus Eaters

    The Lotus Eaters

    The Lotus Eaters is Tatjana Soli's NYT bestselling novel about Helen, an American photographer in the Vietnam War who is in love with a Vietnamese soldier, who is torn between his love for Helen and his love for his country.

    Books

    Check price

    Lawrence Duncan
    Written on March 3, 2018
    "This is not really an app its a book"

Summary

Best What are the best world history apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1History TimelineApps 14 Free
2Learn World HistoryApps 12 Free
3Today In History Apps 7 Free
4HISTORY VaultApps 6 Free
5WikipediaApps 5 Free
6The Civil War TodayApps 3 Paid
7US History TimelineApps 3 Free
8HISTORY HereApps 3 Free
9Discover HistoryApps 0 Paid
10The Lotus EatersBooks 0 Paid
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