Welcome to History in Charts, a website dedicated to sharing various historical events, periods, and people. Our goal is to provide readers with well-researched and informative articles on a wide range of topics, from politics and the economy to military history and population trends.
Our team of experienced writers and researchers are passionate about history, and providing you with accurate and trustworthy information is our highest priority.
Each article on our site is extensively researched, pulling information and data from both primary sources and notable historians, and includes a comprehensive sources list, ensuring that you can trust the information you’re reading.
We cover a broad range of topics, including pivotal moments in American history, significant political events, and the role of the military in shaping American history. We also explore economic and demographic data and trends and their impact on American society over time.
Charts and data visualizations are an essential tool for understanding historical events and trends, which is why we include a unique chart within each article relevant to the topic at hand. These charts are designed to help you visualize complex information and better understand the significance of historical events.
At our website we are committed to providing our readers with high-quality content in an easy-to-read format. There are too many history articles across the web that leave much to be desired for a reader whether it be from lack of sources, not enough detail, or difficult to understand writing.
History in Charts writes about history in four broad categories:
- Economy – analyzes economic impacts from historical events
- Military – details battles and wars and the data behind them
- Politics – reviews nation states, governments, and the political figures within them
- Population – analyzes trends concerning the movements, declines, or subsets of various populations
In addition, we focus and highlight specific time periods throughout American history:
- Colonial Period (1600-1763)
- American Revolution (1763-1783)
- New Nation (1783-1815)
- Expansion & Pre-Civil War (1815-1860)
- Civil War & Reconstruction (1860-1877)
- Rise of Industry (1877-1900)
- Progressive Era (1900-1929)
- Great Depression & WWII (1929-1945)
- Cold War Era & Social Reform (1945-1989)
- New Millennium (1989-Present)
We believe that understanding American history is critical to understanding our present and shaping our future, and we hope our articles inspire you to delve deeper into the rich history of our nation.
Whether you are a student, an educator, a researcher, or just a history buff, our website is the perfect resource for exploring the many fascinating aspects of American history. Thank you for visiting our site, and we look forward to sharing our love of history with you.
A great place to start is to glance through our timeline of the history of the United States.