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World History

How-To Use This Page

Use this lists below to find a novel for your Fact or Fiction paper. 

We don't have all the books listed in the library but you can always request the book through I-Share or visit the local library

Tips:

  • Read what the book is about (you don't want to read something boring)
  • Check the page count and opt for a shorter book since many historical fiction books are long 
  • Make to send the book choice to your instructor to confirm that it is suitable for your assignment
  • Come up with a plan for the paper
    • Is the book you're going to read going to fit your time period?
    • Does it have any historical accuracy at all or is it just the setting that makes it historical?

Paper Topics to Consider

  • Alexandra the Great
  • Alexandria
  • Allah
  • Anatolia
  • Andean civilization
  • Antony and Cleopatra
  • Archimedes
  • Aristotle
  • Aryans
  • Assyrian Empire
  • Augustus
  • Aztec Civilization
     

  • Benedict of 543 A.D.
  • Black Death/Bubonic plague
  • Bronze Age
  • Buddha
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Catherine the Great
  • Cave paintings
  • Charlemagne’s Empire
  • Columbus
  • Confucius
  • Constantine
  • Copernicus
     

  • Crusades
  • Czar
  • Daoism
  • Elizabethan Period
  • Embalming process
  • Enlightenment
  • Ferdinand and Isabella
  • French Revolution
  • Genghis Khan
  • Germanic Invasions
  • Gladiators
  • Great Wall
     

  • Han Dynasty
  • Hellenistic period
  • Hernando Cortes
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Hunter-gatherers
  • Ice Age
  • Inca Civilization
  • Indian Trade Routs
  • Iron Age
  • Ivan the Terrible
  • Joan of Arc
  • John Wycliffe
     

  • Julius Caesar
  • King Henry VIII
  • Kush Empire
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Leprosy
  • Louis XIV
  • Marco Polo
  • Mayan Civilization
  • Mayflower
  • Mesopotamia
  • Michelangelo
  • Middle Ages
     

  • Mongol Empire
  • Mummification
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Neolithic Age
  • Nero
  • Nile River
  • Nubian Kingdom
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Paleolithic Age
  • Pantheon
  • Papyrus
  • Parthenon
     

  • Persian Empire
  • Peter the Great
  • Philip II of Spain
  • Plato
  • Pompeii
  • Pyramids
  • Qin dynasty
  • Rasputin
  • Reign of Terror
  • Reincarnation
  • Religions causing wars
  • Renaissance
     

  • Richard the Lion Hearted
  • Roman Empire
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Royal Road
  • Savanna
  • Shakespeare
  • Shang Dynasty
  • Shari’a
  • Shinto
  • Siddhartha Guatama
  • Silk Roads
  • Sir Isaac Newton
     

  • Socrates
  • Sphinx
  • Stonehenge
  • Timbuktu
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • Trojan War
  • Tudor Monarchy
  • Vikings
  • Virgil
  • William the Conqueror
  • Wu Zhao
  • Zhou Dynasty
     

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