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  • 12:43 The War of 1812 - Crash Course US History #11

    The War of 1812 - Crash Course US History #11

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    In which John Green teaches you about the War of 1812. The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and its former colonial overlord England. It started in, you guessed it 1812. The war lasted until 1815, and it resolved very little. John will tak

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  • 04:02 1812 Overture Cannon Firing, July 3rd Boston Pops

    1812 Overture Cannon Firing, July 3rd Boston Pops

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    Have you ever wondered how orchestras time the cannon fire when performing the 1812 Overture? Watch and see. Howitzers from A Battery, 1-101st Field Artillery firing during the 1812 Overture on July 3rd, 2011.

  • 07:25 Battles of the Civil War: Crash Course US History #19

    Battles of the Civil War: Crash Course US History #19

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    Disclaimer: This is very different than the usual Crash Course US History episode. In which John Green lists a whole lot of the battles of the US Civil War in seven and a half minutes. We get a lot of requests for military history, so we offer a list of b

  • 05:28 History of the 4th of July: Crash Course US History Special

    History of the 4th of July: Crash Course US History Special

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    In which John Green teaches you a bit about the 4th of July. In this special short Crash Course, John celebrates American Independence Day by teaching you how the holiday came to be on the 4th of July, and the many ways that Americans celebrate the day. T

  • 11:54 The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

    The Computer and Turing: Crash Course History of Science #36

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    Computers and computing have changed a lot over the History of Science but ESPECIALLY over the last 100 years. In this episode of Crash Course History of Science, we have a look at that history around World War Two and how that conflict forced changes in

  • 09:44 Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

    Movies are Magic: Crash Course Film History #1

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    Well, they're not really "magic." Maybe "illusion" is a better way to say it. As we begin this journey of the history of cinema, we need to understand how movies trick our brains into even understanding that a movie is a movie. In this episode of Crash Co

  • 12:13 Biotechnology: Crash Course History of Science #40

    Biotechnology: Crash Course History of Science #40

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    The history of discovering what DNA is, what it looks like, and how it works is... complicated. But, in this episode of History of Science, Hank Green does his best to lay out the basics so we can understand the beginnings of Biotechnology.***Crash Course

  • 13:58 Migration: Crash Course European History #29

    Migration: Crash Course European History #29

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    Between 1840 and 1914, an estimated 40 million people left Europe. This is one of the most significant migrations in human history. So, who was leaving Europe? And why? Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.pa

  • 13:33 Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

    Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

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    In which John Green teaches you about what westerners call the middle ages and the lives of the aristocracy...in Japan. The Heian period in Japan lasted from 794CE to 1185CE, and it was an interesting time in Japan. Rather than being known for a thriving

  • 13:58 The Modern Revolution: Crash Course Big History #8

    The Modern Revolution: Crash Course Big History #8

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    In which Hank and John Green teach you a Crash Course on the modern revolution, and the upside of the progress that humanity has made in the last 500 years or so. And while there are two sides to every history, and many of these changes haven't been great

  • 14:27 Popular The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

    The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 15:40 Obamanation: Crash Course US History #47

    Obamanation: Crash Course US History #47

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 10:27 Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History 205

    Why Human Ancestry Matters: Crash Course Big History 205

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    This week, Emily Graslie is teaching you about human ancestry and geneaology, how we got to be the species we are, and why that matters in our zoomed out look at Big History. For more information, visit the Big History Project: http://www.bighistoryprojec

  • 12:49 Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

    Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant: Crash Course World History #40

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    READ THIS: THERE ARE TWO MORE VIDEOS IN THE WORLD HISTORY SERIES. You should also turn on the captions. You'll like them. In which John Green teaches you about the post-World War II breakup of most of the European empires. As you'll remember from previous

  • 13:31 The Deep Future: Crash Course Big History #10

    The Deep Future: Crash Course Big History #10

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    Finally, after what seems like eons and eons, the end is nigh. We're talking not only about the end of Crash Course Big History, but also the end of everything. The end of humanity and the end of the universe.John and Hank Green will teach you about what

  • 11:20 The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

    The Black Legend, Native Americans, and Spaniards: Crash Course US History #1

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    In which John Green kicks off Crash Course US History! Why, you may ask, are we covering US History, and not more World History, or the history of some other country, or the very specific history of your home region? Well, the reasons are many. But, like

  • 10:19 Home Video: Crash Course Film History #13

    Home Video: Crash Course Film History #13

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    As the New Hollywood gained steam in the late 70s and early 80s, another revenue stream opened its doors: home video. From Betamax to Laserdisc to Bluray to streaming services, home video revolutionized how we ingest movies. In this episode of Crash Cours

  • 13:23 The History of Game Shows: Crash Course Games #25

    The History of Game Shows: Crash Course Games #25

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    Today we're going to talk about game shows! Game shows have a long history going all the way back to the 1920s on the radio and then proliferating across media to the massive pop culture icons they are today. And they're different from most game genres we

  • 09:16 The Silent Era: Crash Course Film History #9

    The Silent Era: Crash Course Film History #9

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    The Silent Era of Hollywood set a lot of things into motion in terms of how movies were made and sold. Big stars were one of the main ways studios tried to make their movies stand apart from one another and get the public to make choices at the cinema. Bu

  • 14:23 World War II Part 2 - The Homefront: Crash Course US History #36

    World War II Part 2 - The Homefront: Crash Course US History #36

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 10:30 Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12

    Independent Cinema: Crash Course Film History #12

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    Hollywood was riding high until their formula got to be stale. In places like Italy and France (as well as other places in the world we'll talk about soon) filmmakers were starting to break out of the mold and make daring films that challenged the idea of

  • 13:35 The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

    The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 10:16 World Cinema - Part 1: Crash Course Film History #14

    World Cinema - Part 1: Crash Course Film History #14

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    The world is a big place and cinema isn't limited to just the U.S. and Europe. There are a lot of vibrant and influential film movements and cultures from all over the world. In this episode of Crash Course Film History, Craig talks to us a little about s

  • 11:44 The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

    The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

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    There's a new Crash Course poster with all your favorite World History characters! Czech it: http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-characters-poster In which John Green teaches you about the Mughal Empire, which ruled large swaths of the Indian Sub-

  • 09:54 World Cinema - Part 2: Crash Course Film History #15

    World Cinema - Part 2: Crash Course Film History #15

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    Africa, the Middle East, and South America have their own vibrant film communities and filmmakers. From social and political commentary to experimental films, these regions have made some very important pieces of cinema over the last century. In this epis

  • 09:26 The First Movie Camera: Crash Course Film History #2

    The First Movie Camera: Crash Course Film History #2

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    After serial photography became a thing, it wasn't long before motion pictures started to develop. And, at the front of that development was Thomas Edison, who you may know as an inventor and business person. In this episode of Crash Course Film History,

  • 12:53 Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13

    Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar: Crash Course World History #13

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 11:30 Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 204

    Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 204

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    This week on Crash Course Big History, Emily is talking about process of human evolution, and the knack for innovation that has allowed humans to become so dominant on the Earth. Human innovation, and the ability to build on those innovations generation a

  • 12:29 Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

    Thermodynamics: Crash Course History of Science #26

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    It's time to heat things up! LITERALLY! It's time for Hank to talk about the history of Thermodynamics!!! It's messy and there are a lot of people who came up with some ideas that worked and other that didn't and then some ideas that should have come firs

  • 11:32 Wait For It...The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

    Wait For It...The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 11:00 Why Cosmic Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #201

    Why Cosmic Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History #201

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    Crash Course Big History is back! It turns out, we couldn't tell all of the 13.8 billion years of the history of the universe in 10 Crash Course Episodes. So, Big History host Emily Graslie has returned to add 6 more episodes that look at why the stuff we

  • 12:28 The Internet and Computing: Crash Course History of Science #43

    The Internet and Computing: Crash Course History of Science #43

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    Weve talked a lot about advances in biotech. But none of those could have happened without advances in computing. Its time to get back to data and explore the unlikely birth, strange life, and potential futures of the Internet. In this episode of Crash Co

  • 09:31 The Lumiere Brothers: Crash Course Film History #3

    The Lumiere Brothers: Crash Course Film History #3

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    As cinema started to take off, things like "single viewer" devices weren't going to cut it as the medium advanced. In this episode of Crash Course Film History, Craig talks to us about the Lumiere brothers, their invention of the Cinematographe, and the i

  • 13:24 Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise: Crash Course US History #42

    Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise: Crash Course US History #42

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 14:20 The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

    The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • Ancient & Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

    Ancient & Medieval Medicine: Crash Course History of Science #9

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    The history of medicine is about two of our big questions: one, what is life? What makes it so special, so fragile, so goopy!? Two, how do we know what we know? Why should I take my doctors advice? Why are deep-fried Oreos bad for me?It may be tempting to

  • 11:55 The French Revolution: Crash Course World History #29

    The French Revolution: Crash Course World History #29

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    In which John Green examines the French Revolution, and gets into how and why it differed from the American Revolution. Was it the serial authoritarian regimes? The guillotine? The Reign of Terror? All of this and more contributed to the French Revolution

  • 12:29 The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

    The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #21

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    You probably know some of the signs of industrialization in the nineteenth century: Trains connected cities, symbolizing progress. But they also brought about the destruction of rural lands, divisions between social classes, and rapid urbanization. But th

  • 11:54 The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History #212

    The Rise of the West and Historical Methodology: Crash Course World History #212

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    In which John Green talks about the methods of writing history by looking at some of the ways that history has been written about the rise of the West. But first he has to tell you what the West is. And then he has to explain the Rise of the West. And the

  • 14:09 Medieval Europe: Crash Course European History #1

    Medieval Europe: Crash Course European History #1

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    Our European history is going to start around 1500 with the Renaissance, but believe it or not, that is not the actual beginning of history in the continent. So, today, we're going to teach you the broad outlines of the so-called Middle Ages, and look at

  • 15:40 The Age of Exploration: Crash Course European History #4

    The Age of Exploration: Crash Course European History #4

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    The thing about European History is that it tends to leak out of Europe. Europeans haven't been great at staying put in Europe. As human beings do, the people of Europe were very busy traveling around to trade, to spread religion, and in a lot of cases to

  • 12:35 The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

    The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

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    This week on Crash Course: History of the Scientific Revolutionastronomical anomalies accrued. Meanwhile, in Denmarkan eccentric rich dude constructed not one but two science castles! And his humble German assistant synthesized a lot of new, old, and bold

  • 11:11 The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

    The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 17:06 The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24

    The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24

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    We've talked about a lot of revolutions in 19th Century Europe, and today we're moving on to a less warlike revolution, the Industrial Revolution. You'll learn about the development of steam power and mechanization, and the labor and social movements that

  • 12:20 The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

    The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

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    In which John teaches you about the Seven Years War, which may have lasted nine years. Or as many as 23. It was a very confusing was. The Seven Years War was a global war, fought on five continents, which is kind of a lot. John focuses on the war as it ha

  • 14:16 World War I Battlefields: Crash Course European History #33

    World War I Battlefields: Crash Course European History #33

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    Europe's system of alliances and centuries-old tensions erupted into war in August of 1914. This week on Crash Course Euro, we're talking about the military history of World War I, and taking a look at the broad strokes of how the war unfolded. We'll take

  • 12:34 Genetics and The Modern Synthesis: Crash Course History of Science #35

    Genetics and The Modern Synthesis: Crash Course History of Science #35

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    Remember how Darwin and Mendel lived around the same time, but everyone forgot about Mendel until 1900, and even then biologists saw Darwinism and Mendelism as two competing grand theories about how life works?Well, in this episode of Crash Course History

  • 15:07 Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

    Luther and the Protestant Reformation: Crash Course World History #218

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Protestant Reformation. Prior to the Protestant Reformation, pretty much everyone in Europe was a Roman Catholic. Not to get all great man, but Martin Luther changed all that. Martin Luther didn't like the corrupt

  • 13:44 Dutch Golden Age: Crash Course European History #15

    Dutch Golden Age: Crash Course European History #15

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    While the English were falling apart a little, with their civil war and their restoration and their succession problems, the Dutch were getting their act together. They were throwing off the yoke of the Spanish Empire, uniting their provinces, and buildin

  • 15:15 The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40

    The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 13:16 Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course European History #13

    Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course European History #13

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    So far, the rulers of Europe have been working to consolidate their power and expand their kingdoms, and this is it. The moment they've been working toward: Absolute Monarchy. We're going to learn about how kings and queens became absolute rulers in Europ

  • 11:04 Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History 202

    Why Star Stuff Matters: Crash Course Big History 202

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    So, the stars made the elements, we're all made of star stuff, etc. But what does all this mean? This week Emily Graslie teaches you how the formation of chemical elements in the bellies of the earliest stars made life as we know it possible. Namely, we'l

  • 13:42 The Cold War in Asia: Crash Course US History #38

    The Cold War in Asia: Crash Course US History #38

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything

  • 11:55 Popular Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

    Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

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    In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn about mummies, pharaohs, pyramids and the Nile with John Green. Crash Course World History is now av

  • 12:17 Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206

    Why Early Globalization Matters: Crash Course Big History #206

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    Globalization has been in process for centuries, and has had a huge effect on Big History, and on Collective Learning. This week, Emily is investigating early globalization through three things that moved around the world and shaped collective learning in

  • 15:29 The French Revolution: Crash Course European History #21

    The French Revolution: Crash Course European History #21

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    In 1789, the French Monarchy's habit of supporting democratic popular revolutions in North America backfired. Today, we're talking about the French Revolution. Across the world, people were rising up to throw off monarchies, and Louis didn't see the writi

  • 11:53 Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism: Crash Course World History #34

    Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism: Crash Course World History #34

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    In which John Green teaches you about Nationalism. Nationalism was everywhere in the 19th century, as people all over the world carved new nation-states out of old empires. Nationalist leaders changed the way people thought of themselves and the places th

  • 11:37 Christianity from Judaism to Constantine: Crash Course World History #11

    Christianity from Judaism to Constantine: Crash Course World History #11

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    In which John Green teaches you the history of Christianity, from the beginnings of Judaism and the development of monotheism, right up to Paul and how Christianity stormed the Roman Empire in just a few hundred years. Along the way, John will cover Abram

  • 11:37 Disease! Crash Course World History 203

    Disease! Crash Course World History 203

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    In which John Green teaches you about disease, and the effects that disease has had in human history. Disease has been with man since the beginning, and it has shaped the way humans operate in a lot of ways. John will teach you about the Black Death, the

  • 16:23 The Enlightenment: Crash Course European History #18

    The Enlightenment: Crash Course European History #18

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    So far in this series, we've covered a lot of war, disease, climate disaster, and some more war. Well, prepare yourself for something a little more positive. This week, we're talking about the Enlightenment. In this video, you'll learn about the ideas of

  • 13:30 The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History #11

    The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History #11

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    The 17th Century in Europe was pretty rough in a lot of ways. The Thirty Years War involved a lot of countries, and a lot of battles, and it was terrible for everyone involved, as wars have aa historical tendency to be. At the same time, disease and hunge

  • 13:53 George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War: Crash Course US History #44

    George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War: Crash Course US History #44

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 14:22 Italian and German Unification: Crash Course European History #27

    Italian and German Unification: Crash Course European History #27

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    So, we haven't talked much about Italy and Germany so far in Crash Course Euro, and that's because prior to the mid-19th century, those two nation-states weren't really a thing. Today we'll look at how Italy and Germany pulled it together in the second ha

  • 12:22 Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

    Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

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    Today we're talking about evolution–basically the history of all life on Earth. The thing is, why are we talking about this. Well, the story of life, all the way back to single celled microbes billions of years ago, is all part of our human story. An impo

  • 14:01 The Congress of Vienna: Crash Course European History #23

    The Congress of Vienna: Crash Course European History #23

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    The end of the Napoleonic Wars left the great powers of Europe shaken. Judging from the destruction that had been wrought across the continent, it seemed to the powers that be that the Enlightenment had liberated the people, and led to disaster. So, every

  • 14:33 Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30

    Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30

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    So, "modern" is kind of a loaded term, but today we're going to talk about modern life in Europe, as it looked around the time the 19th century turned into the 20th. We'll look at what life was like in the rapidly growing urban centers of Europe, how deve

  • 15:44 The Protestant Reformation: Crash Course European History #6

    The Protestant Reformation: Crash Course European History #6

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    You may have noticed that the internet is terrible at religious discourse. Well, this is not a new phenomenon. In the early 16th century, the Roman Catholic church dominated Christianity in Europe, and the institution was starting to show some cracks. Ten

  • 14:04 American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28

    American Imperialism: Crash Course US History #28

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    In which John Green teaches you about Imperialism. In the late 19th century, the great powers of Europe were running around the world obtaining colonial possessions, especially in Africa and Asia. The United States, which as a young country was especially

  • 10:33 The Amazing Life and Strange Death of Captain Cook: Crash Course World History #27

    The Amazing Life and Strange Death of Captain Cook: Crash Course World History #27

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    In which John Green teaches you about the life and death of one of history's great explorers, Captain James Cook of the British Navy. He charted large swaths of the Pacific ocean, laid claim to Australia and New Zealand, and died a bizarre death in the Sa

  • 14:02 The Northern Renaissance: Crash Course European History #3

    The Northern Renaissance: Crash Course European History #3

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    The European Renaissance may have started in Florence, but it pretty quickly moved out of Italy and spread the art, architecture, literature, and humanism across Europe to places like France, Spain, England, and the Low Countries.SOURCES:Hunt, Lynn et al.

  • 16:34 Expansion and Consequences: Crash Course European History #5

    Expansion and Consequences: Crash Course European History #5

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    European exploration had a lot of side effects. When the Old World and the New World began to interact, people, wealth, food, animals, and disease began to flow in both directions. In the New World, countless millions were killed by smallpox, measles, and

  • 12:12 ‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

    ‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

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    2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: Crash Course World History #7 In which John introduces you to quite a lot of Chinese history by discussing the complicated relationship between the Confucian scholars who wrote Chinese h

  • 14:06 Reform and Revolution 1815-1848: Crash Course European History #25

    Reform and Revolution 1815-1848: Crash Course European History #25

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    In the aftermath of the revolutions and upheaval in 18th and early 19th century Europe, there was a hunger for reform across the continent. Reformers like Robert Owen, Charles Fourier, and Auguste Comte proposed radical new ideas, and at the same time, re

  • 09:35 Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

    Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Indus Valley Civilization, one of the largest of the ancient civilizations. John teaches you the who, how, when, where and why of the Indus Valley Civilization, and dispenses advice on how to be more successful in

  • 11:05 Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32

    Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32

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    Mongols Shirts and Crash Course Posters! http://www.dftba.com/crashcourse In which John Green wraps up revolutions month with what is arguably the most revolutionary of modern revolutions, the Industrial Revolution. While very few leaders were beheaded in

  • 15:54 Napoleon Bonaparte: Crash Course European History #22

    Napoleon Bonaparte: Crash Course European History #22

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    We try not to get into too much great man history here at Crash Course, but we have to admit: Napoleon Bonaparte is a pretty big deal. Join us as we track the rise, further rise, fall, rise, fall, mortal fall, and posthumous rise of Napoleon. This guy cha

  • 10:15 Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18

    Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18

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    In which John Green teaches you the history of the Indian Ocean Trade. John weaves a tale of swashbuckling adventure, replete with trade in books, ivory, and timber. Along the way, John manages to cover advances in seafaring technology, just how the monso

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    The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

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    Soviet Montage: Crash Course Film History #8

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    Russia went and had a revolution in 1917 and cinema was a big part of its aftermath. Even though film stock was hard to come by, we saw the first film school started, and the study of film became hugely important. Russian filmmakers started trying to unde

  • 14:48 Post-World War I Recovery: Crash Course European History #36

    Post-World War I Recovery: Crash Course European History #36

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    In which John Green looks at Europe's attempts to recover from the devastation of World War I and forge a lasting peace. The peace did not last. Today we're talking about the economic cultural recovery of the 1920s, and the economic depression of the 1930

  • 13:41 Enlightened Monarchs: Crash Course European History #19

    Enlightened Monarchs: Crash Course European History #19

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    Last time we learned about the Enlightenment, and the philosophers and thinkers whose ideas would shape governance for hundred of years. This week, we're learning how monarchs across Europe were influenced by those ideas. Adoption of Enlightenment ideas a

  • 14:25 The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1

    The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about, well, everything. Big History is the history of everything. We're going to start with the Big Bang, take you right through all of history (recorded and otherwise), and even talk a little

  • 13:15 The New Chemistry: Crash Course History of Science #18

    The New Chemistry: Crash Course History of Science #18

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    One of the problems with the whole idea of a single Scientific Revolution is that some disciplines decided not to join any revolution. And others just took a long time to get there. ***Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up

  • 12:17 Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6

    Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6

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    In which John relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins of Buddhism. He also gets into the reign of Ashoka, the Buddhist emperor who, in spite of Buddhism's structural disapproval of viole

  • 13:29 Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4

    Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4

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    In which Hank and John Green teach you about life on Earth. They won't be giving advice on how life should be lived, because this is a history series. Instead, they'll teach you about the earliest forms of life on Earth, and some of the ways that they dev

  • 13:43 Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201

    Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201

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    In which John Green returns to teaching World History! This week, we'll be talking about the idea of civilization, some of the traditional hallmarks of so-called civilization, and why some people would choose to live outside the civilization model. It tur

  • 12:33 Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

    Electricity: Crash Course History of Science #27

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    The study of electricity goes all the way back to antiquity. But, by the time electricity started to become more well known, a few familiar names started to appear. Edison, Galvani, and a few others really changed the way the world worked. ***Crash Course

  • 10:30 Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

    Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

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    In which John Green teaches you a little bit about drought, which is a natural weather phenomenon, and famine, which is almost always the result of human activity. Throughout human history, when food shortages strike humanity, there was food around. There

  • 12:58 Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

    Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which used to be Zaire, which used to be The Belgian Congo, which used to be the Congo Free State, which used to be the region surrounding the Congo River Basin in central Africa.

  • 12:44 Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12

    Fall of The Roman Empire...in the 15th Century: Crash Course World History #12

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  • 13:38 Reformation and Consequences: Crash Course European History #7

    Reformation and Consequences: Crash Course European History #7

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    The Protestant Reformation didn't exactly begin with Martin Luther, and it didn't end with him either. Reformers and monarchs changed the ways that religious and state power were organized throughout the 16th and early 17th centuries. Jean Calvin in Franc

  • 12:16 The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

    The New Anatomy: Crash Course History of Science #15

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    Theres a question to consider thats pretty daunting: what is life? And to try to answer that question, three tools stand out as being especially useful: A book, some experiments, and the microscope! In this episode, Hank talks to us about all kinds of gro

  • 13:12 The Roaring 20's: Crash Course US History #32

    The Roaring 20's: Crash Course US History #32

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  • 14:25 World War II Civilians and Soldiers: Crash Course European History #39

    World War II Civilians and Soldiers: Crash Course European History #39

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    Our look at World War II continues with a closer examination of just how the war impacted soldiers in the field, and the people at home. For many of the combatants, the homefront and the warfront were one and the same. The war disrupted life for millions

  • 12:09 The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course World History #23

    The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course World History #23

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    In which John Green teaches you about the changes wrought by contact between the Old World and the New. John does this by exploring the totally awesome history book "The Columbian Exchange" by Alfred Cosby, Jr. After Columbus "discovered" the Americas, Eu

  • 14:36 English Civil War: Crash Course European History #14

    English Civil War: Crash Course European History #14

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    The English Civil War. We'll talk about England after Elizabeth, in which things didn't go that smoothly. We'll talk about James I, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, Charles II, and James II, all of whom ruled England, (and tried to rule all of Britain and Irel

  • 12:51 Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19

    Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19

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    Youve probably heard of Charles Darwin, but before we get to him, you really need to understand how different people, throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, tried to answer the same question: what is life? ***Crash Course is on Patreon! You

  • 15:09 Modern Thought and Culture in 1900: Crash Course European History #31

    Modern Thought and Culture in 1900: Crash Course European History #31

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    Europe was in transition politically and culturally at the beginning of the 20th century. Today, we're looking at the dawn of modern science, and the rise of Modernism in the arts, especially in music, dance, and visual arts. We'll look at changes in musi

  • 11:18 The Vikings! - Crash Course World History 224

    The Vikings! - Crash Course World History 224

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    In which John Green teaches you about Vikings! That's right, one of our most requested subjects, the Vikings, right here on Crash Course. So what's the deal with Vikings? Well, the stuff you've heard about them may not be true. The Vikings weren't just pa

  • 14:59 18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20

    18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20

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    European powers had a lot of wars in the 18th century, and they weren't confined to Europe. Conflict raged across the globe, in what might be called a World War...but we don't call it that, because we already have a couple of those coming up in the 20th c

  • 11:08 The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

    The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

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    In which John Green teaches you about one of the least funny subjects in history: slavery. John investigates when and where slavery originated, how it changed over the centuries, and how Europeans and colonists in the Americas arrived at the idea that peo

  • 13:14 Expansion and Resistance: Crash Course European History #28

    Expansion and Resistance: Crash Course European History #28

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    In 19th century Europe, with nation building well under way, thoughts turned outward, toward empire. This week, we're looking at how Europeans expanded into Africa, Asia, and Oceania during the 1800s. You'll learn about China and the Opium War, British In

  • 16:15 World War II: Crash Course European History #38

    World War II: Crash Course European History #38

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    Only a couple of decades after the end of the First World War--which was supposed to be the War that Ended All Wars--another, bigger, farther-flung, more destructive, and deadlier war began. Today, you'll learn about how the war in Europe progressed, from

  • 13:25 The Century of the Gene: Crash Course History of Science #42

    The Century of the Gene: Crash Course History of Science #42

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    With the question What is life? addressed at the molecular level, humanity could finally cure all disease and live forever Except, not really. It turns out we're complicated.***Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http:

  • 12:23 Ecology: Crash Course History of Science #38

    Ecology: Crash Course History of Science #38

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    Weve explored the origins of modern biology, the earth sciences, and even the sciences of outer space. Now its time to put these disciplines together. It's Ecology time!!!***Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://w

  • 10:21 Experimental and Documentary Films: Crash Course Film History #16

    Experimental and Documentary Films: Crash Course Film History #16

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    It's Craig's last episode of Film and in it he's going to talk about weird stuff... and real stuff. Experimental and Documentary films could each take up their own Crash Course series. The different styles and intents of different filmmakers make each fil

  • 15:33 Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

    Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

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    In which John Green teaches you about the end of World History, and the end of the world as we know it, kind of. For the last hundred years or so, it seemed that one important ingredient for running an economically successful country was a western-style d

  • 15:33 Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10

    Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10

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    During our last several episodes, Europe and the European-controlled world have been in crisis. Wars, disease, climate changes, and shifts in religious and political power threw the European world into turmoil. People were looking for a scapegoat, and for

  • 11:58 Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

    Ford, Cars, and a New Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #28

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    Historians love to debate each other. So some of them pointed out that the first half of this revolution looks a lot different from the second. Let's chat about industry, cars, and Henry Ford.***Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by s

  • 16:34 Economic Depression and Dictators: Crash Course European History #37

    Economic Depression and Dictators: Crash Course European History #37

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    We're still leading up to World War II, but first we gotta talk about the rise of the dictators. Today we talk about the rise of militaristic dictatorships in Germany, the Soviet Union, Japan, and Spain, and the economic depression that set the stage for

  • 13:28 Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

    Islam and Politics: Crash Course World History 216

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    In which John Green teaches you about how Islam has interacted with politics during it's history, and how it continues to do so today. Islamist movements are in the news a lot lately, but how did that happen. John will point out that Islam has alway been

  • 12:36 A Brief History Of The Universe: Crash Course Astronomy #44

    A Brief History Of The Universe: Crash Course Astronomy #44

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    Thanks to the wonders of physics, astronomers can map a timeline of the universe’s history. Today, Phil’s going to give you an overview of those first few minutes (yes, MINUTES) of the universe’s life. It started with a Big Bang, when the Universe was inc

  • 13:50 Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

    Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

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    The standard story of the Scientific Revolution culminates with the long life of one man: Sir Isaac Newtona humble servant of the Royal Mint, two-time parliamentarian, and a scientific titan whose name, along with Einsteins, is synonymous with physics tod

  • 15:34 Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8

    Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8

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    We've been talking a lot about kings, and queens, and wars, and religious upheaval for most of this series, but let's take a moment to zoom out, and look at the ways that individuals' lives were changing in the time span we've covered so far. Some people'

  • 11:58 Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

    Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

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  • 12:57 Bodies and Dollars: Crash Course History of Science #41

    Bodies and Dollars: Crash Course History of Science #41

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    After World War Two, the applications of basic discoveries in biology took offand became big business. Today, well look at the rise of Big Pharma and GMO foods. Well also discuss how life-science technologies fundamentally changed reproduction: its time t

  • 12:59 The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History 211

    The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History 211

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Bronze Age civilization in what we today call the middle east, and how the vast, interconnected civilization that encompassed Egypt, The Levant, and Mesopotamia came to an end. What's that you say? There was no su

  • 14:16 Russian Revolution and Civil War: Crash Course European History #35

    Russian Revolution and Civil War: Crash Course European History #35

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    World War I was very hard on the Russian Empire. So hard, in fact, that it led to the end of the Russian Empire. As the global conflict ground on, Tsar Nicholas II faced increasing unrest at home. Today we'll learn about the Revolutions of 1917, the rise

  • 12:51 Life and Longevity: Crash Course History of Science #44

    Life and Longevity: Crash Course History of Science #44

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    It's time to have a look at the future of human life and how technology could possibly extend longevity. But, within that tech, are questions of ethics that are not always at the top of mind when the tech is being developed. In this episode, Hank sits dow

  • 14:04 Money&Debt: Crash Course World History 202

    Money&Debt: Crash Course World History 202

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    In which John Green teaches about filthy, filthy lucre. Money. And Debt. So, what is money? And what is it for? And why do we use money? And why does it all disappear so quickly after payday? John will look into 75% of these questions, and if he doesn't c

  • 12:02 Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25

    Genetics - Lost and Found: Crash Course History of Science #25

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    Sometimes trail blazers of science aren't famous like Darwin or Pasteur. Sometimes they're humble Abbots, just growing peas in the back of their Abbey. This is the story of Gregor Mendel and how his work was done, lost, then found again. ***Crash Course i

  • 13:44 Catholic Counter-Reformation: Crash Course European History #9

    Catholic Counter-Reformation: Crash Course European History #9

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    When the Protestant Reformation broke out in Western Europe, the Catholic Church got the message, at least a little bit. Pope Paul III called a council to look into reforming some aspects of the Catholic Church and try to stem the tide of competing Christ

  • 13:55 Globalization II - Good or Bad?: Crash Course World History #42

    Globalization II - Good or Bad?: Crash Course World History #42

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    In which John asks whether globalization is a net positive for humanity. While the new global economy has created a lot of wealth, and lifted a lot of people out of poverty, it also has some effects that aren't so hot. Wealth disparity, rising divorce rat

  • 12:11 Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions: Crash Course World History #37

    Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions: Crash Course World History #37

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    Don't forget! Crash Course posters and t-shirts at http://www.dftba.com/crashcourse In which John Green teaches you about China's Revolutions. While the rest of the world was off having a couple of World Wars, China was busily uprooting the dynastic syste

  • 12:07 Einstein's Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #32

    Einstein's Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #32

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    There was physics before Einstein in the same way that there was biology before Darwin. Einstein didnt just add some new ideas to physics. And he didnt just add a unifying framework for doing physics, like Newton. Einstein took what people thought was phy

  • 12:47 The Mind/Brain: Crash Course History of Science #30

    The Mind/Brain: Crash Course History of Science #30

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    Scientists in the nineteenth century discovered a lot about life and matter. But exactly what kind of stuff is the human brain? That one wasand istricky.The brain scienceswith experiments and therapies tied to biological theories of the bodyemerged in the

  • 12:05 The Atomic Bomb: Crash Course History of Science #33

    The Atomic Bomb: Crash Course History of Science #33

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    The story picks up where we left off last time, with Einstein writing the president of his new homeland, the United States, urging him to build a nuclear weapon before Hitler. This is the tale of the most destructive force humans have ever unleashed. The

  • 13:16 Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219

    Charles V and the Holy Roman Empire: Crash Course World History #219

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    Get the new Crash Course World History Character poster here: http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-characters-poster In which John Green teaches you about the Holy Roman Empire by teaching you about Charles V. Charles Hapsburg was the holy Roman Em

  • 13:04 The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

    The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

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    Historically speaking, there is no one scientific method. Theres more than one way to make knowledge. In this episode we're going to look at a few of those ways and how they became more of the "norm."***Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us direc

  • 11:39 The Persians&Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

    The Persians&Greeks: Crash Course World History #5

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    In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains two of the grea

  • 10:12 Venice and the Ottoman Empire: Crash Course World History #19

    Venice and the Ottoman Empire: Crash Course World History #19

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    In which John Green discusses the strange and mutually beneficial relationship between a republic, the citystate of Venice, and an Empire, the Ottomans--and how studying history can help you to be a better boyfriend and/or girlfriend. Together, the Ottoma

  • 11:33 The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

    The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

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    In which John Green teaches you about the European Renaissance. European learning changed the world in the 15th and 16th century, but was it a cultural revolution, or an evolution? We'd argue that any cultural shift that occurs over a couple of hundred ye

  • 15:01 The Progressive Era: Crash Course US History #27

    The Progressive Era: Crash Course US History #27

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  • 13:10 Darwin and Natural Selection: Crash Course History of Science #22

    Darwin and Natural Selection: Crash Course History of Science #22

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    "Survival of the Fittest" sounds like a great WWE show but today we're talking about that phrase as it relates to Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace. Darwin and Wallace are at the heart of understanding evolution and natural selection. Today, Hank talks ab

  • 09:29 The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5

    The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5

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    In this episode of Crash Course Film History, we talk about the development of the language of films by filmmakers like Edwin S. Porter and his films; Life of an American Fireman and The Great Train Robbery. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Stud

  • 11:02 Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great? Crash Course World History #8

    Alexander the Great and the Situation ... the Great? Crash Course World History #8

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    In which you are introduced to the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, his empire, his horse Bucephalus, the empires that came after him, and the idea of Greatness. Is greatness a question of accomplishment, of impact, or are people great bec

  • 09:56 The Golden Age of Hollywood: Crash Course Film History #11

    The Golden Age of Hollywood: Crash Course Film History #11

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    It's time for the glitz and the glamour of big motion pictures that helped keep American spirits up during and after the Great Depression. Sound was a huge change to motion pictures, but there were still a few technological innovations to come, like color

  • 09:36 Breaking the Silence: Crash Course Film History #10

    Breaking the Silence: Crash Course Film History #10

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    Nothing changed movies like the arrival of synchronous sound. NOTHING! Acting, directing, cinematography, and presentation all had to be rethought. Some studios were more quick to take on the challenge while others waited until the last moment. Some actor

  • 11:48 Marie Curie and Spooky Rays: Crash Course History of Science #31

    Marie Curie and Spooky Rays: Crash Course History of Science #31

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    It's time to talk about one of the most awesome scientists that has ever been awesome: Marie Curie. She figured out ways to get an amazing education despite the limitations of her homeland, discovered some really important answers to the question "what is

  • 11:09 Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

    Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

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    In which John Green teaches you about water! So, we talk about resources a lot on Crash Course, and today is no exception. It turns out people can't live without water, which means it's absolutely necessary for civilization. Today John talks about water i

  • 13:39 The Holocaust,Genocides, and Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course European History #40

    The Holocaust,Genocides, and Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course European History #40

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    During World War II, Nazi Germany undertook the imprisonment and summary execution of many of its own citizens, and citizens of the nations they occupied. One of the groups that came under assault was the European Jewish population. More than six million

  • 15:01 The Roads to World War I: Crash Course European History #32

    The Roads to World War I: Crash Course European History #32

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    Much has been written about what exactly caused World War I. As befits a true global war, the reality is that there isn't a single cause. There aren't even three causes. There are a vast array of causes. Today we'll get into just a few of those causes, in

  • 11:33 The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

    The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Crusades embarked upon by European Christians in the 12th and 13th centuries. Our traditional perception of the Crusades as European Colonization thinly veiled in religion isn't quite right. John covers the First

  • 11:51 Globalization I - The Upside: Crash Course World History #41

    Globalization I - The Upside: Crash Course World History #41

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    In which John Green teaches you about globalization, a subject so epic, so, um, global, it requires two videos. In this video, John follows the surprisingly complex path of t-shirt as it criss-crosses the world before coming to rest on your doorstep, and

  • 15:08 Scientific Revolution: Crash Course European History #12

    Scientific Revolution: Crash Course European History #12

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    There was a lot of bad stuff going on in Europe in the 17th century. We've seen wars, plagues, and unrest of all types. But, there is some good news. Huge advances were underway in the scientific community in Europe at this time. In this video we'll look

  • 14:07 WWI's Civilians, the Homefront, and an Uneasy Peace: Crash Course European History #34

    WWI's Civilians, the Homefront, and an Uneasy Peace: Crash Course European History #34

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    World War I was a total war for millions of people in Europe. Many men were enlisted in the fighting, but the war work had implications for the daily lives of a huge number of Europeans. Women entered the workforce in huge numbers, and for a lot of people

  • 10:31 Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa: Crash Course World History #16

    Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa: Crash Course World History #16

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  • 14:34 Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2

    Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2

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    The Renaissance was a cultural revitalization that spread across Europe, and had repercussions across the globe, but one smallish city-state in Italy was in many ways the epicenter of the thing. Florence, or as Italians might say, Firenze, was the home to

  • 12:32 The Industrial Economy: Crash Course US History #23

    The Industrial Economy: Crash Course US History #23

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Industrial Economy that arose in the United States after the Civil War. You know how when you're studying history, and you're reading along and everything seems safely in the past, and then BOOM you think, "Man, t

  • 12:26 The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

    The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or...Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

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  • 10:47 Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20

    Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols: Crash Course World History #20

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  • 08:21 The 1812 Election Explained

    The 1812 Election Explained

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    A summary lecture of the electoral battle between Dewitt Clinton and James Madison. Visit the POTUS Election Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8C7B72D8B769A0A0 SUB TO HIPHUGHES! https://www.youtube.com/user/hughesDV

  • 11:34 Climate Science: Crash Course History of Science #45

    Climate Science: Crash Course History of Science #45

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    Scientists tend to be careful and resistant to big claims. So evidence for the possible end of the living world took a while to be seen as such. In this episode of Crash Course History of Science, Hank talks to us about where Climate Science started and h

  • 13:46 Popular Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35

    Imperialism: Crash Course World History #35

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    In which John Green teaches you about European Imperialism in the 19th century. European powers started to create colonial empires way back in the 16th century, but businesses really took off in the 19th century, especially in Asia and Africa. During the

  • 14:03 Capitalism and Socialism: Crash Course World History #33

    Capitalism and Socialism: Crash Course World History #33

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. In which John Green teaches you about capitalism and socialism in a way that is sure to please commenters from both sides of the deba

  • 13:41 Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

    Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

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    In which John Green teaches you about Iran's Revolutions. Yes, revolutions plural. What was the1979 Iranian Revolution about? It turns out, Iran has a pretty long history of unrest in order to put power in the hands of the people, and the most recent revo

  • 10:38 Popular Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21

    Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21

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    In which John Green teaches you about the beginning of the so-called Age of Discovery. You've probably heard of Christopher Columbus, who "discovered" America in 1492, but what about Vasco da Gama? How about Zheng He? Columbus gets a bad rap from many mod

  • 12:55 Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

    Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

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    In which John Green teaches you about Imperialism, but not from the perspective of the colonizers. This week John looks at some Asian perspectives on Imperialism, specifically writers from countries that were colonized by European powers. We'll look at th

  • 10:22 Georges Melies - Master of Illusion: Crash Course Film History #4

    Georges Melies - Master of Illusion: Crash Course Film History #4

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    After the Lumiere brothers and Thomas Edison got the ball rolling with Vaudeville acts and Actualites, the time was coming for movie magic and fiction to make an appearance. The time was coming of filmmakers like Georges Melies and Alice Guy-Blache. Produ

  • 12:48 War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

    War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

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    In which John Green investigates war, and what exactly it may or may not be good for. Was war a result of human beings organizing into larger and more complex agricultural social orders, or did war maybe create agriculture and "civilization?" It's hard to

  • 10:46 The Spanish Empire, Silver,&Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25

    The Spanish Empire, Silver,&Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25

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    In which John Green explores how Spain went from being a middling European power to one of the most powerful empires on Earth, thanks to their plunder of the New World in the 16th and 17th centuries. Learn how Spain managed to destroy the two biggest pre-

  • 10:31 The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

    The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

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    The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: In which John Green teaches you about the so-called Silk Road, a network of trade routes where goods such as ivory, silver, iron, wine, and yes, silk were exchanged across the ancient world, from China to the West. Along w

  • 12:35 Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30

    Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30

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    Ideas like liberty, freedom, and self-determination were hot stuff in the late 18th century, as evidenced by our recent revolutionary videos. Although freedom was breaking out all over, many of the societies that were touting these ideas relied on slave l

  • 11:27 Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

    Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

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    In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution and the American Revolutionary War, which it turns out were two different things. John goes over the issues and events that precipitated rebellion in Britain's American colonies, and he also ex

  • 12:06 Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

    Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

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    In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Crescent. Topics covered include the birth of territorial kingdoms, empires, Neo-Assyrian torture tactics, sacred marriages, ancient labor practices, the world's

  • 12:16 USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War: Crash Course World History #39

    USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War: Crash Course World History #39

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War, which was occasionally hot, but on average, it was just cool. In the sense of its temperature. It was by no means cool, man. After World War II, there were basically two big geopolitical powers left to d

  • 13:43 Latin American Revolutions: Crash Course World History #31

    Latin American Revolutions: Crash Course World History #31

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    In which John Green talks about the many revolutions of Latin America in the 19th century. At the beginning of the 1800s, Latin America was firmly under the control of Spain and Portugal. The revolutionary zeal that had recently created the United States

  • 13:51 Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

    Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

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  • 11:27 The Natives and the English - Crash Course US History #3

    The Natives and the English - Crash Course US History #3

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    In which John Green teaches you about relations between the early English colonists and the native people the encountered in the New World. In short, these relations were poor. As soon as they arrived, the English were in conflict with the native people.

  • 14:57 Popular The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

    The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

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  • 13:41 Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7

    Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7

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    In which Hank and John Green teach you about humanity conquering the Earth. Or at least moving from Africa into the rest of the Earth. As human beings spread out across the world and populations grew, humanity reached a critical mass of innovators, and co

  • 15:18 Eastern Europe Consolidates: Crash Course European History #16

    Eastern Europe Consolidates: Crash Course European History #16

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    While the focus has been on Western Europe so far, there has also been a lot going on in Eastern Europe, which we'll be looking at today. The Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania, The Ottoman Empire, and Russia were all competing at the eastern end of the con

  • The History of Electrical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #4

    The History of Electrical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #4

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    Next stop on our tour of engineerings major fields: electrical engineering. In this episode well explore the history of telecommunications, electric power and lighting, and computers. Well introduce topics like magnetism, electrical conduction, telegraphy

  • 13:27 Popular World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

    World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

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  • 12:08 The Dark Ages...How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14

    The Dark Ages...How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14

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  • 12:47 War&Expansion: Crash Course US History #17

    War&Expansion: Crash Course US History #17

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Mexican-American War in the late 1840s, and the expansion of the United States into the western end of North America. In this episode of Crash Course, US territory finally reaches from the Atlantic coast to the Pa

  • 10:37 War&Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

    War&Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

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    In which John Green teaches you about war! Specifically, John talks about whether humanity is naturally warlike, hard-wired to kill, or if perhaps war is a cultural construct. John will talk about the Hobbes versus Rousseau debate, the effects that war ha

  • 15:27 Terrorism, War, and Bush 43: Crash Course US History #46

    Terrorism, War, and Bush 43: Crash Course US History #46

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  • 12:20 The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

    The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

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    In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about the Anthropocene, an unofficial geological era that covers the last century or so, in which humanity has made massive progress. We've discovered the Higgs-Boson particle, and awesome elect

  • 13:37 The History Of Life On Earth - Crash Course Ecology #1

    The History Of Life On Earth - Crash Course Ecology #1

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    With a solid understanding of biology on the small scale under our belts, it's time for the long view - for the next twelve weeks, we'll be learning how the living things that we've studied interact with and influence each other and their environments. Li

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  • 13:40 America in World War I: Crash Course US History #30

    America in World War I: Crash Course US History #30

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  • 09:00 The History of Chemical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #5

    The History of Chemical Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #5

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    Today well cover the fourth and final of our core disciplines of engineering: chemical engineering. Well talk about its history and evolution going from soda ash competitions to oil refineries and renewable energies. Well also discuss some newer and emerg

  • 15:07 Progressive Presidents: Crash Course US History #29

    Progressive Presidents: Crash Course US History #29

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Progressive Presidents, who are not a super-group of former presidents who create complicated, symphonic, rock soundscapes that transport you into a fantasy fugue state. Although that would be awesome. The preside

  • 12:53 Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

    Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

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    In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. Well, that's not quite true. What is true is that the conflict

  • 10:08 Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206

    Climate Change, Chaos, and The Little Ice Age - Crash Course World History 206

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    In which John Green teaches you about the Little Ice Age. The Little Ice Age was a period of global cooling that occurred from the 13th to the 19th centuries. This cooling was likely caused by a number of factors, including unusual solar activity and volc

  • 13:31 Women's Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

    Women's Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

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  • 14:25 Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

    Slavery - Crash Course US History #13

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    In which John Green teaches you about America's "peculiar institution," slavery. I wouldn't really call it peculiar. I'd lean more toward horrifying and depressing institution, but nobody asked me. John will talk about what life was like for a slave in th

  • 12:49 Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

    Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

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    In which John Green teaches you about nonviolence and peace movements in the 20th century. What is nonviolence? What is a peace movement? Well. traditionally, humans often resort to violence when they come into conflict. In the 20th century, it became muc

  • 12:51 Popular Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

    Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

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    In which John Green teaches you about population. So, how many people can reasonably live on the Earth? Thomas Malthus got it totally wrong in the 19th century, but for some reason, he keeps coming up when we talk about population. In 1800, the human popu

  • 07:21 Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

    Humans and Energy: Crash Course World History 207

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    In which Stan Muller subs for John Green and teaches you about energy and humanity. Today we discuss the ideas put forth by Alfred Crosby in his book, Children of the Sun. Historically, almost all of the energy that humans use has been directly or indirec

  • 15:38 The Clinton Years, or the 1990s: Crash Course US History #45

    The Clinton Years, or the 1990s: Crash Course US History #45

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  • 09:10 Popular HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

    HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

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    In which John Green teaches you about World War I and how it got started. Crash Course doesn't usually talk much about dates, but the way that things unfolded in July and August of 1914 are kind of important to understanding the Great War. You'll learn ab

  • 12:19 Taxes&Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6

    Taxes&Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6

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    In which John Green teaches you about the roots of the American Revolution. The Revolution did not start on July 4, 1776. The Revolutionary War didn't start on July 4 either. (as you remember, I'm sure, the Revolution and the Revolutionary War are not the

  • 13:44 Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20

    Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20

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    It's Earth Science time!!!! In this field, natural philosophers were asking questions like, whats up with fossils? Are they the remains of extinct organisms? Or are they so-called sports of naturerocks that just happen to look like living things but dont

  • 12:31 The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214

    The Railroad Journey and the Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History 214

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    In which John Green teaches you about railroads, and some of the ways they changed the world, and how they were a sort of microcosm for the Industrial Revolution as a whole. Prior to the invention of steam powered railroads, pretty much all locomotion had

  • 10:10 The Birth of the Feature Film: Crash Course Film History #6

    The Birth of the Feature Film: Crash Course Film History #6

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    Movies didn't always look like they do now. There was a period (kind of a problematic one) where movies transitioned from short novelties to big, epic, feature films. That's our focus this week as Craig talks to us about the birth of the feature film and

  • 13:13 Popular World War II: Crash Course World History #38

    World War II: Crash Course World History #38

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    Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. In which John Green teaches you about World War II, aka The Great Patriotic War, aka The Big One. So how did this war happen? And wha

  • 13:11 Women in the 19th Century: Crash Course US History #16

    Women in the 19th Century: Crash Course US History #16

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    In which John Green finally gets around to talking about some women's history. In the 19th Century, the United States was changing rapidly, as we noted in the recent Market Revolution and Reform Movements episodes. Things were also in a state of flux for

  • 14:17 The Election of 1860&the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18

    The Election of 1860&the Road to Disunion: Crash Course US History #18

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    In which John Green teaches you about the election of 1860. As you may remember from last week, things were not great at this time in US history. The tensions between the North and South were rising, ultimately due to the single issue of slavery. The Nort

  • 13:19 Thomas Jefferson&His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

    Thomas Jefferson&His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

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    In which John Green teaches you about founding father and third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson is a somewhat controversial figure in American history, largely because he, like pretty much all humans, was a big bundle of contra

  • 09:42 The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

    The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

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  • 11:45 Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36

    Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36

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    In which John Green teaches you about the war that was supposed to end all wars. Instead, it solved nothing and set the stage for the world to be back at war just a couple of decades later. As an added bonus, World War I changed the way people look at the


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