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  • 04:17 New The History of North America: Every Year

    The History of North America: Every Year

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    See how civilizations rose and fell in North America along with the colonization of the continent by Europe which would lead to the rise of the United States.

  • 05:53 New Never-Before-Seen Footage Uncovers Antarctica’s First Scientific Missions

    Never-Before-Seen Footage Uncovers Antarctica’s First Scientific Missions

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    During the Cold War, Antarctica was primed for conquest. Here’s how it became an international science laboratory. This NASA Mission Uses Cold War Planes to Map the World's Largest Island https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiQq9kWhGxI Subscribe! https://www.

  • 05:17 The rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire - Marian H Feldman

    The rise and fall of the Assyrian Empire - Marian H Feldman

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-assyrian-empire-marian-h-feldman Before the sun never set on the British Empire; before Genghis Khan swept the steppe; before R

  • 04:35 US voting machines are failing. Here’s why.

    US voting machines are failing. Here’s why.

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    The greatest threat to American voting machines might not be hacking, but old age. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In our latest collaboration with ProPublica, we take a look at US election security and the status of American voting machine

  • 05:53 What if Texas Was an Independent Country?

    What if Texas Was an Independent Country?

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  • 05:00 Why ships used this camouflage in World War I

    Why ships used this camouflage in World War I

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    Dazzle camouflage was fantastically weird. It was also surprisingly smart. WWII saw another kind of strange history unfold: a meme (yes, really). Watch our video on it here: http://bit.ly/2Co9DEu Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Dazzle camou

  • 07:18 Diagramming how a bill becomes a law in the U.S.

    Diagramming how a bill becomes a law in the U.S.

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    Diagramming how a bill becomes a law.

  • 02:22 Did George Washington Have Wooden Teeth? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

    Did George Washington Have Wooden Teeth? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    There’s lots of famous myths and legends about George Washington! Did Washington cut down a cherry tree as a kid? No, he didn’t! Did he wear a powdery, white wig? Nope, he kept his own hair! But what about George Washington’s famous wooden teeth? Those ha

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  • 11:02 Getting Presidential With Five Stories About American History

    Getting Presidential With Five Stories About American History

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    In this reel, we're repping the stars and stripes in honor of Presidents' Day. We learn about the high schooler responsible for designing today's American flag, get a quick history lesson about the two-dollar bill and head to Virginia to meet the man who

  • 03:56 Why Puerto Rico is not a US state

    Why Puerto Rico is not a US state

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    Nearly half of Americans don’t know that Puerto Ricans are US citizens. But they are, and have been since 1917. Watch why Puerto Rico won't have power for months: http://bit.ly/2DBCPVp Read about Puerto Rico's latest bid for statehood: http://bit.ly/2DGlz

  • 03:50 How is power divided in the United States government? - Belinda Stutzman

    How is power divided in the United States government? - Belinda Stutzman

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-is-power-divided-in-the-united-states-government-belinda-stutzman Article II of the United States Constitution allows for three separate branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial), along w

  • 06:12 The WWII Flying Ace with No Legs (Strange Stories)

    The WWII Flying Ace with No Legs (Strange Stories)

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  • 02:23 GULAGS (The Cold War)

    GULAGS (The Cold War)

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    Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory Gulags or ‘Main Administration of Corrective Labor Camps’ were forced labor camps in the Soviet Union, created under Vladimir Lenin after the Russian Revolution but mad

  • 02:47 First World War tech: Zeppelins

    First World War tech: Zeppelins

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    First World War tech: Zeppelins When a German aristocrat Brigadier General Ferdinand Zeppelin retired from the army in 1891, he devoted himself to the study of aeronautics. His proposals to the government for a lighter-than-air flying machine were rejecte

  • 04:16 The Berlin Wall (1961 - 1989)

    The Berlin Wall (1961 - 1989)

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    The Berlin wall would become a symbol of ideological division and suppression of human rights during the Cold War. In August 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic Republic of East Germany began construction of the wall and placement of b

  • 02:53 George Washington (1732-1799) President of the USA

    George Washington (1732-1799) President of the USA

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    Figures in History: George Washington (1732-1799) George Washington was born on 22 February 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, into a family of prosperous farmers. He began his career as a professional surveyor in 1749 at the age of 17 and was quickly

  • 04:11 The Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)

    The Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)

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    The Cuban missile crisis was the moment during the Cold War when the two superpowers: the United States and the Soviet Union came close to nuclear war. Secret communications and miscommunications which played out between the White House and the Kremlin ma

  • 04:56 The Falklands War (1982)

    The Falklands War (1982)

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    On the 2nd of April 1982, forces from Argentina invaded the British overseas territory of the Falkland Islands, the first invasion of British territory since World War II. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, accused of neglecting the islands, assemb

  • 04:17 The Battle of the Bulge (1944-45)

    The Battle of the Bulge (1944-45)

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    Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory The Battle of the Bulge was the largest battle fought by the Americans in World War II. Please do not reupload our content! SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE Get the SImple Hi

  • 04:16 The French Resistance (World War II)

    The French Resistance (World War II)

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    Please consider supporting our videos on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory Resistance soon took place in different ways after Charles de Gaulle encouraged the fight to continue after the impending German occupation. Groups such as the Maquis -

  • 03:08 Ice Ship (Secret Weapon of WWII)

    Ice Ship (Secret Weapon of WWII)

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  • 05:22 Does your vote count? The Electoral College explained - Christina Greer

    Does your vote count? The Electoral College explained - Christina Greer

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/does-your-vote-count-the-electoral-college-explained-christina-greer You vote, but then what? Discover how your individual vote contributes to the popular vote and your state's electoral vote in different ways--

  • 03:53 Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election - Christina Greer

    Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election - Christina Greer

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/gerrymandering-how-drawing-jagged-lines-can-impact-an-election-christina-greer District lines, and the groups of voters within them, may seem arbitrary, but a lot of thought (and political bickering) is put into

  • 10:43 Lifelike Animatronic Abraham Lincoln!

    Lifelike Animatronic Abraham Lincoln!

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    This incredibly lifelike animatronic Abraham Lincoln is the work of Garner Holt Productions, which has been making robots for theme parks, museums, and other attractions for 40 years. We get up close to this robot and chat with its creator, Garner Holt, a

  • 03:25 Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs 'Hamilton' in Under 3 Minutes

    Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs 'Hamilton' in Under 3 Minutes

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    In a way only he could... "Hamilton" star Lin-Manuel Miranda performs his award-winning musical in three minutes with the help of Ellen’s 7-year-old presidential expert, Macey Hensley. Win all of the prizes from Day 10 of 12 Days of Giveaways! Enter

  • 01:16 France’s Forgotten Castle

    France’s Forgotten Castle

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    Nestled in the countryside sits an abandoned castle that was once the hub of French aristocratic parties. The Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers was first built in the 14th century as a stronghold for French nobles. In the Middle Ages, it was conquered by th

  • 05:12 The Secret Protocol for When the Queen Dies

    The Secret Protocol for When the Queen Dies

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  • 01:46 Sophia the humanoid robot just became a 'robot citizen'

    Sophia the humanoid robot just became a 'robot citizen'

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    Saudi Arabia granted Sophia the humanoid robot with 'robot citizenship' ahead of the Future Investment Initiative conference. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sai FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/techinsider TWITTER: https://twitter.com/techins

  • 16:39 All About America! Kids Independence Day Activities with Cool School! | Compilation

    All About America! Kids Independence Day Activities with Cool School! | Compilation

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    Kids, 4th of July is here! Cool School has fun facts and kids activities that you can do this July 4th! July 4th - Independence Day | Wiki for Kids at Cool School- 0:15 How to Make a Pinwheel - Arts and Crafts w/ Crafty Carol (Cool School)- 3:14 PRESIDENT

  • 05:22 Find The Country Flag If Your Smart!! - Flag Test - Part 3

    Find The Country Flag If Your Smart!! - Flag Test - Part 3

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    Find The Country Flag If Your Smart!! - Flag Test - Part 3 More Riddles Videos: 1. Kids Drawings To Test Your Dirty Mind - Brain Illusion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpBGuRfCfRc 2. IMPOSSIBLE EINSTEIN RIDDLES TO SOLVE - Only 2% Pass!! https://www.yout

  • 10:20 How Geography Gave the US Power

    How Geography Gave the US Power

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  • 06:12 The Story of the US National Anthem (and How it Became Part of the National Pastime)

    The Story of the US National Anthem (and How it Became Part of the National Pastime)

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  • 05:12 Why we still need courtroom sketch artists

    Why we still need courtroom sketch artists

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    In an age where everyone's phone has a camera, why do we still rely on sketch artists to document trials? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving th

  • 04:03 This Is Why France Invaded Mexico

    This Is Why France Invaded Mexico

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    In 1861, Mexico refused to pay back the sizable debt it owed to countries like France. It was a decision that would prompt France, under Napoleon III, to launch a full-scale invasion. From the show Last Emperor of Mexico: http://bit.ly/2xqoeLY

  • 04:47 How do executive orders work? - Christina Greer

    How do executive orders work? - Christina Greer

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-executive-orders-work-christina-greer On January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln legally changed the status of over 3 million people from “slave” to “fr

  • 17:28 Martin Luther King | "I Have A Dream" Speech

    Martin Luther King | "I Have A Dream" Speech

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    One of the most famous speeches of the 20th century by Martin Luther King on Wednesday, August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. A heartfelt speech which reminds us our all our fundamental rights and values. "I Have A Dream" is the popul

  • 01:48 Europe's Largest Monument Marks Napoleon's Surrender

    Europe's Largest Monument Marks Napoleon's Surrender

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    Standing nearly 300 feet tall, Europe’s largest monument is a dedication to the army that defeated Napoleon. Named after the battle that took place in 1813, The Monument to the Battle of the Nations is located in Leipzig, Germany, at the very site where N

  • 11:46 Politics and native relations in the New England colonies

    Politics and native relations in the New England colonies

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    Although the New England colonies differed from the Chesapeake colonies in their economies and environments, both regions shared forms of government that were unusually democratic for the time period, as well as a policy of excluding Native Americans from

  • 15:54 The History of the Democratic Party

    The History of the Democratic Party

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    This week, as America's attention is focused on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, we bring you a quick overview of the history of the Democratic Party. 200+ years was hard to fit into 16 minutes, but we got most of the highlights, from J

  • 02:48 United Kingdom vs Great Britain vs England primer

    United Kingdom vs Great Britain vs England primer

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    A primer on the United Kingom vs Great Britain vs England.

  • 11:27 The History of the Republican Party

    The History of the Republican Party

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    Heading into the 2016 Republican National Convention, we thought it would be a good time to do a quick history of the GOP, from its origins before the Civil War through the elections of Lincoln, Eisenhower and Reagan. And where does that elephant symbol c

  • 07:18 How Do You Become A U.S. Citizen? | AJ+

    How Do You Become A U.S. Citizen? | AJ+

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    Birthright citizenship has become a point of contention in the debate about U.S. immigration. It's one of several ways to become a U.S. citizen, but it hasn't always been open to everyone, and some critics want to eliminate birthright citizenship altogeth

  • 06:32 Should Puerto Rico Become The 51st State?

    Should Puerto Rico Become The 51st State?

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    There are 3.5 million U.S. citizens currently facing one of the worst financial crises in this country - and they're all in Puerto Rico. The U.S. government has an almost 120-year-long relationship with Puerto Rico – which is a territory, not the 51st sta

  • 06:23 What If The US Budget Was Only $100 - How Would It Spend It?

    What If The US Budget Was Only $100 - How Would It Spend It?

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    To simplify how the budget is apportioned, today we’ll imagine it’s just a small household allowance. Follow us on the money trail, in this episode of the Infographics Show, If the United States' budget was only $100, how would it be spending it? ⭐SUBSCRI

  • 05:13 How does impeachment work? - Alex Gendler

    How does impeachment work? - Alex Gendler

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-impeachment-work-alex-gendler For most jobs, it’s understood that you can be fired – whether for crime, incompetence, or just poor performance.

  • 06:26 The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall - Konrad H. Jarausch

    The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall - Konrad H. Jarausch

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-berlin-wall-konrad-h-jarausch On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin

  • 03:57 The Cost of College Debt 360° | FRONTLINE

    The Cost of College Debt 360° | FRONTLINE

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    [EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on September 30, 2016.] Right now, over 40 million people have student debt. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BycsJW College affordability was one of the hottest topics of the past election season. B

  • 05:30 Declassified Nuclear Films Prove We Were Wrong About Their Explosive Power

    Declassified Nuclear Films Prove We Were Wrong About Their Explosive Power

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    The U.S. detonated over 200 nuclear weapons to gather scientific data about their potential. That data was gospel for years, until a weapons physicist decades later found out the figures were off by huge margins. What Does Nuclear Fallout Do To Your Body?

  • 10:35 How the US Government Will Survive Doomsday

    How the US Government Will Survive Doomsday

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  • 09:59 Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

    Why the Northernmost Town in America Exists

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  • 02:29 Why Swans in England Get the Royal Treatment

    Why Swans in England Get the Royal Treatment

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    In the United Kingdom, you may eat ducks, chickens, geese, but NOT swans—NOT EVER. Why? Because all swans in the UK can belong to Queen Elizabeth II, and are officially protected. Every year in England since the 12th century, the queen’s swan marker and h

  • 03:22 What Is the Debt Ceiling? |Ron’s Office Hours | NPR

    What Is the Debt Ceiling? |Ron’s Office Hours | NPR

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    It keeps on coming back like a bad penny: Congress’ fight over whether to raise the “debt ceiling.” That’s the limit on how much Congress can borrow to run the federal government. Where did the idea come from and how big is the debt now? NPR senior politi

  • 01:59 The Moment Lincoln Realized the Military Power of Railroads

    The Moment Lincoln Realized the Military Power of Railroads

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    Following victory for the South in the battle of Bull Run, President Lincoln reached an inescapable conclusion. Without an effective railway network to transport troops quickly, the North couldn’t win. From the Series: Combat Trains: The First Railroad Wa

  • 04:06 Why is the Statue of Liberty Green?

    Why is the Statue of Liberty Green?

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    Check out BrainCraft here: https://www.youtube.com/braincraft The Statue of Liberty is an iconic blue-green symbol of freedom. But did you know she wasn’t always that color? When France gifted Lady Liberty to the U.S., she was a 305-foot statue with reddi

  • 09:59 Why Yankee Doodle Called the Feather in His Hat Macaroni

    Why Yankee Doodle Called the Feather in His Hat Macaroni

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    Special thanks to Stephen K. Donnelly at Tenvolt.com for playing the guitar backing and Melissa Hollick https://www.youtube.com/user/hollick64 for singing the British vocals and putting the music together for us. :-) If you happen to like our videos and h

  • 01:31 Here's why the American flag is reversed on military uniforms

    Here's why the American flag is reversed on military uniforms

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    Tim Marshall, the author of "Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags" explains why American flags are reversed on military uniforms. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on

  • 03:17 The First Presidential Wife to Be Called the First Lady

    The First Presidential Wife to Be Called the First Lady

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    Dolley Madison, the First Lady of president James Madison was a Jackie Kennedy of her time. Her refined taste and elevated social graces brought an unprecedented sense of style to the White House. From the Series: First Ladies Revealed: The Style of Power

  • 14:36 Trump: the Real Estate Empire Behind the President

    Trump: the Real Estate Empire Behind the President

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  • 02:40 Footage of the Moment the Japanese Surrendered

    Footage of the Moment the Japanese Surrendered

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    The 1945 Japanese surrender ceremony of WWII signaled a monumental end to a brutal conflict. And war correspondent William Courtenay was there to film it all. From: FALL OF JAPAN: IN COLOR http://bit.ly/1F4Gp3f

  • 00:56 The Secret Origins of Weird Holidays

    The Secret Origins of Weird Holidays

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    Read more: http://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/weird-holidays/ Chocolate Cake Day? Argyle Day? Kid's Yoga Day? Where do all of these weird holidays come from? We looked into the history of people's obsession with celebrating each and every possible occasion

  • 03:47 Why Do Book Copyright Pages Contain "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10"?

    Why Do Book Copyright Pages Contain "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10"?

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  • 02:39 Territorial History of the USA: Every Month for 400 Years

    Territorial History of the USA: Every Month for 400 Years

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    Animated map of the contiguous 48 States showing every country boundary change from 1629 onwards, and State border changes from 1784. Year and Month are shown in the top right hand corner. Note: Grey coloured areas are independent regions that would later

  • 04:47 How does money laundering work? - Delena D. Spann

    How does money laundering work? - Delena D. Spann

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-money-laundering-work-delena-d-spann Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal econ

  • 02:20 Can the U.S. President Be ARRESTED?! | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

    Can the U.S. President Be ARRESTED?! | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    There’s all kinds of perks to being the president: you get a cool house, a state-of-the-art super-secure plane, a chef who cooks whatever you want, and yes, all the super top-secret alien files!! But can the President of the United States be ARRESTED for

  • 07:42 Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

    Is the European Union Worth It Or Should We End It?

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    Should we double down or give up and go our separate ways? Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch here: http://bit.ly/1P1hQIH Get the music of the video her

  • 04:33 The Interesting Story Behind Lincoln's Beard

    The Interesting Story Behind Lincoln's Beard

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    →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/TodayIFoundOut?sub_confirmation=1 →The Fascinating Story of Lincoln's Bodyguard and Where He was on the Night Lincoln was Assassinated: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRAhnXugmU0 Never run

  • 04:43 Re: The Trouble With The Electoral College – Cities, Metro Areas, Elections and The United States

    Re: The Trouble With The Electoral College – Cities, Metro Areas, Elections and The United States

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    Discuss this video: http://reddit.com/r/cgpgrey The Trouble with The Electoral College: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wC42HgLA4k How the Electoral College Works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUS9mM8Xbbw This vlog is a bit of a mess, but as the sayin

  • 05:10 How a case gets to the US Supreme Court

    How a case gets to the US Supreme Court

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    The only way is by surviving "the rule of four". Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com t

  • 05:43 What is McCarthyism? And how did it happen? - Ellen Schrecker

    What is McCarthyism? And how did it happen? - Ellen Schrecker

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-mccarthyism-and-how-did-it-happen-ellen-schrecker In the 1950s, as part of a campaign to expose suspected Communists, thousands of individuals were aggressively investigated and questioned before governm

  • 05:12 The Doomsday Clock, explained

    The Doomsday Clock, explained

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    The clock's ticking. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Doomsday Clock began as a graphic on the first edition of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ magazine. Since then, the Bulletin has used the clock as a symbol for their interpreta

  • 01:54 Learn About the Presidents w/ SpongeBob, TMNT & More! | Nick

    Learn About the Presidents w/ SpongeBob, TMNT & More! | Nick

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    Have you ever noticed the similarities between former presidents and Nick characters? Learn what George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln have in common with Lincoln Loud, Henry Danger, and your favorite Nick characters. #TheThundermans #T

  • 04:12 What happened to trial by jury? - Suja A. Thomas

    What happened to trial by jury? - Suja A. Thomas

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-happened-to-trial-by-jury-suja-a-thomas In the United States today, juries decide less than 4% of criminal cases and less than 1% of civil cases filed in court. At the same time, jury systems in other count

  • 06:35 Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

    Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

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    What shall we do once machines become conscious? Do we need to grant them rights? Check out Wisecrack and their video: https://goo.gl/oaUbAF 'The Philosophy of Westworld': https://goo.gl/8Tn2m5 Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get coo

  • 02:30 What Can A President Really Do? Hint: It Has A Lot To Do With Congress | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

    What Can A President Really Do? Hint: It Has A Lot To Do With Congress | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

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    Presidents have a great deal of power, but they can't accomplish many of their goals without the support of Congress. In order for President Trump, or any president, to change a lot of existing policy they will need the support of Congress. --------------

  • 04:30 The Electoral College | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

    The Electoral College | Ron's Office Hours | NPR

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    How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair? Here's what you need to know from NPR's Ron Elving. • Read "How Does The Electoral College Work, And Is It Fair?" at https://n.pr/2f1wlFG ------------------------------------------------------ Subscribe

  • 07:50 Where was Lincoln's Bodyguard on the Night He was Assassinated?

    Where was Lincoln's Bodyguard on the Night He was Assassinated?

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  • 09:22 How Did George Washington Die

    How Did George Washington Die

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  • 01:48 What a Broom Tied to a Periscope Means in the U.S. Navy

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