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AL History & Facts

Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09


History & Statistics on Alabama
By ClassBrain Staff
Mar 19, 2006, 23:45 PST

Alabama Moments in American History

The Department of Archives has assembled a great collection of historical information on Alabama by grade level. Most sections are divided into summaries and detail sheets. There are also activities and maps to use in class.
Source: The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

Alabama General Historical Information
This section covers state symbols, Alabama capitals, the state's name, and famous people from Alabama.
Source: The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama: The...
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued in 1863, but a contemporary African American saying predicted that freedom would come only after another hundred years of struggle. That prediction was about right: the civil rights struggle erupted in the middle of the 20th century, with its violent epicenter in the industrial city of Birmingham, Alabama. Click on this link to buy the book at

Alabama State, United States
In this summary on Alabama you will find information covering facts and figures, geography, economy, government, and history. This is a great place to start!
Source: Columbia Encyclopedia -

Alabama Through the Ages
This is a wonderful timeline of the history of Alabama from prehistory to modern day.
Source: The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

Alabama: The State Name
Find out the origin of the name, Alabama, and what it means.
Source: The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH)

Alabama Historic Timeline
This great timeline details the history of Alabama from the 16th to the 21th century.
Source: e-ReferenceDesk

Alabama’s Early History
Learn all about what happened in Alabama before it became Alabama with this great early history and early timeline.
Source: e-ReferenceDesk

Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement
Find out which locations are famous in Alabama on this list of historic locations of the Civil Rights Movement.
Source: The National Register of Historic Places

Learn more about the history of Alabama with the help of Google.

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