Ancient Pyramids Facts for Kids

The pyramids were built in Egypt. They are some of the most magnificent buildings that people have ever made. The pyramids were built for kings, who had a special job in ancient Egypt. The pyramids were mostly built in the late third dynasty and continued until the sixth dynasty, about 4,000 years ago. The great … Read more

Castles Facts for Kids

A castle is a strong building that was often the home of a king or lord in medieval times and afterward. Castles were built in many places, including Japan, India, and other countries. The castle rose rapidly in western Europe beginning in the 9th century onwards. The leader’s fortress was often built on a high … Read more

Salem Witch Trials Facts for Kids

The Salem witch trials were done in 1692. Girls started saying they were getting the devil. They later accused people in their community of being witches. The court heard the cases, found 18 guilty people, and hanged them, even though they did not do anything wrong. By September 1692, people were starting to think that … Read more

The Vietnam War Facts for Kids

The Vietnam War is one of the most famous wars to date. It was a long, costly and divisive conflict between the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The conflict was intensified by the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. More than … Read more

The Berlin Wall Facts for Kids

After World War II, four victorious countries wanted to divide Germany.  The Eastern part of Germany followed the Soviet Union and the Western part went to the US, Great Britain, and France. The city of Berlin was divided in two as well for many years. The Berlin Wall split the city in two.  The Berlin … Read more

The Treaty of Versailles Facts for Kids

In June 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed in Paris. This treaty said that Germany was responsible for starting World War I and also made them pay money and give up land. The Treaty of Versailles was named after the place where it was signed: The Palace (Ch√Ęteau) de Versailles. World War I was … Read more

World War II Facts for Kids

World War 2 was a battle between two groups of countries which are known as the Allies and the Axis.  The Allies were Britain, Russia, China, France, and the US. The Axis included Germany, Italy, and Japan. There were lots of people killed and more land destroyed than ever before. When the First World War … Read more

The League of Nations Facts for Kids

The League of Nations was a group of countries that met and wanted to keep the peace.  It was the first organization like this.  The League’s main goal was s to stop wars and disarmament by settling international disputes through negotiation. The League of Nations was an international organization that tried to stop wars and … Read more