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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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  • 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

  • 14:23 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

  • 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

  • 11:02 Popular World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

    World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

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    In which John Green teaches you about World War II, and some of the causes behind the war. In a lot of ways, WWII was about resources, and especially about food. The expansionist aggression of both Germany and Japan were in a lot of ways about resources.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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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

  • 13:42 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

  • 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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    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

  • 12:01 The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20

    The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20

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    In which John Green ACTUALLY teaches about the Civil War. In part one of our two part look at the US Civil War, John looks into the causes of the war, and the motivations of the individuals who went to war. The overarching causes and the individual motiva

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 10:54 The Civil War Part 2: Crash Course US History #21

    The Civil War Part 2: Crash Course US History #21

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    In which John Green teaches you how the Civil War played a large part in making the United States the country that it is today. He covers some of the key ways in which Abraham Lincoln influenced the outcome of the war, and how the lack of foreign interven

  • 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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    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

  • 10:40 Popular The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5

    The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5

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    In which John Green teaches you about the beginnings of the American Revolution in a video titled The Seven Years War. Confusing? Maybe. John argues that the Seven Years War, which is often called the French and Indian War in the US, laid a lot of the gro

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 12:14 War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225

    War and Nation Building in Latin America: Crash Course World History 225

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    In which John Green teaches you about nation building and nationalism in Latin America. Sometimes, the nations of Latin America get compared to the nations of Europe, and are found wanting. This is kind of a silly comparison. The rise of democratic, econo

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 10:56 Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

    Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210

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    In which John Green teaches you WHY World War I started. Or tries to anyway. With this kind of thing, it's kind of hard to assign blame to any one of the nations involved. Did the fault lie with Austria-Hungary? Germany? Russia? Julius Caesar? One thing w

  • 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.

  • 09:29 U.S. Civil War - Surprising Soldiers - Extra History

    U.S. Civil War - Surprising Soldiers - Extra History

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    Historians have been learning that the US civil war armies were a lot more diverse than previously accounted for--partly because many soldiers who hailed from other countries and nations used adopted names. Chinese, Hawaiian, Hispanic, and Cherokee soldie

  • 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

  • 09:22 Pollution: Crash Course Ecology #11

    Pollution: Crash Course Ecology #11

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    Hank talks about the last major way humans are impacting the environment in this penultimate episode of Crash Course Ecology. Pollution takes many forms - from the simplest piece of litter to the more complex endocrine distruptors - and ultimately, humans

  • 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

  • 18:29 US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

    US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

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    Jamestown to the Civil War. Correction: Jamestown was the first successful ENGLISH settlement in what is now the United States. The Spanish actually settled St. Augustine, Florida in 1595. More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=ghgPq2wjQ

  • 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

  • 11:19 The Cold War and Consumerism: Crash Course Computer Science #24

    The Cold War and Consumerism: Crash Course Computer Science #24

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    Today we’re going to step back from hardware and software, and take a closer look at how the backdrop of the cold war and space race and the rise of consumerism and globalization brought us from huge, expensive codebreaking machines in the 1940s to afford

  • 02:35 Civil War Tails: 5,000 Mini Cats Recreate American History

    Civil War Tails: 5,000 Mini Cats Recreate American History

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    Rebecca and Ruth Brown are twin sisters who run a museum about the Civil War in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The twist? Their scale model dioramas are filled with thousands of miniature cats depicting key moments from the war. That’s right: tiny cat soldiers

  • 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

  • 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

  • 08:49 Adventure Time | History of the Gum War | Cartoon Network

    Adventure Time | History of the Gum War | Cartoon Network

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    Princess Bubblegum and Gumbald have always had their differences… But now a war?! Witness all the action that led to declaring the great Gum War! CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://cartn.co/subscribe WATCH MORE: http://cartn.co/moreat Abo

  • 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

  • 08:56 Rotational Motion: Crash Course Physics #11

    Rotational Motion: Crash Course Physics #11

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    Get Your Crash Course Physics Mug here: http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-physics-mug Did you know that, at a certain point on a moving wheel... there's no motion? I mean, kinda... it's all relative, right? Prepare to have your mind blown in thi

  • 10:08 Central Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #11

    Central Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #11

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    Today Hank talks about your central nervous system. In this episode we'll explore how your brain develops and how important location is for each of your brain's many functions. Table of Contents Central Nervous System, Location and Brain Function 1:48 Bra

  • 10:01 Special Effects: Crash Course Film Production #11

    Special Effects: Crash Course Film Production #11

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    Chances are, when you hear the phrase "Special Effects," you may have images pop into your mind. The Hulk smashing a city, a lightsaber fight, or maybe an alien world. But effects can be much more subtle and have been around really since the beginning of

  • 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

  • 11:50 How to Train a Brain - Crash Course Psychology #11

    How to Train a Brain - Crash Course Psychology #11

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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. Also, if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing great content.

  • 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

  • 13:33 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

  • 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

  • 03:57 Seasons And The Sun: Crash Course Kids 11.1

    Seasons And The Sun: Crash Course Kids 11.1

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    Updated with graphics fixed. Thanks for pointing that out! Ever wonder why we have seasons? A lot of people think it's because the Earth gets further away from the sun in winter, and closer in the summer. But, it's actually more interesting than that. In

  • 03:33 Why No Polar Pineapples: Crash Course Kids #11.2

    Why No Polar Pineapples: Crash Course Kids #11.2

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    Plants are amazing. Really! Photosynthesis is an incredible thing. But it also means that some plants can't live everywhere. They need to get the right amount of sunlight for the right amount of time. In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina chats ab

  • 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

  • 14:08 DNA, Hot Pockets,&The Longest Word Ever: Crash Course Biology #11

    DNA, Hot Pockets,&The Longest Word Ever: Crash Course Biology #11

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    Hank imagines himself breaking into the Hot Pockets factory to steal their secret recipes and instruction manuals in order to help us understand how the processes known as DNA transcription and translation allow our cells to build proteins. Crash Course B

  • 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

  • 10:36 Money And Finance: Crash Course Economics #11

    Money And Finance: Crash Course Economics #11

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    So, we've been putting off a kind of basic question here. What is money? What is currency? How are the two different. Well, not to give away too much, but money has a few basic functions. It acts as a store of value, a medium of exchange, and as a unit of

  • 09:38 Casual Gaming: Crash Course Games #11

    Casual Gaming: Crash Course Games #11

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    Today, we’re moving on from game consoles to talk about a bigger shift that was happening in the gaming industry. In the mid 2000s, we saw a proliferation of Internet accessible devices and with them gaming would expand to a new audience. We’re going to t

  • 06:30 Presidential Power: Crash Course Government and Politics #11

    Presidential Power: Crash Course Government and Politics #11

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    This week Craig looks at the expressed powers of the President of the United States - that is the ones you can find in the Constitution. From appointing judges and granting pardons, to vetoing laws and acting as the nation’s chief diplomat on foreign poli

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 09:34 Intelligent Design: Crash Course Philosophy #11

    Intelligent Design: Crash Course Philosophy #11

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    Last week we introduced Thomas Aquinas’s four cosmological arguments for the existence of god; today we introduce his fifth argument: the teleological argument, and the ensuing dialogue it initiated. -- Bokeh Spiral by Eric Wüstenhagen: https://www.flickr

  • 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 The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

    The New Deal: Crash Course US History #34

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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

  • 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-

  • 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

  • 09:26 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,

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 11:52 Programming Languages: Crash Course Computer Science #11

    Programming Languages: Crash Course Computer Science #11

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    Get your first two months of Curiosity Stream free by going to http://curiositystream.com/crashcourse and using the promo code “crashcourse”. So we ended last episode with programming at the hardware level with things like plugboards and huge panels of sw

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 10:43 How To Speak Chemistrian: Crash Course Chemistry #11

    How To Speak Chemistrian: Crash Course Chemistry #11

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    Learning to talk about chemistry can be like learning a foreign language, but Hank is here to help with some straightforward and simple rules to help you learn to speak Chemistrian like a native. Table of Contents Determining Formulas and Names of Monatom

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

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  • 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

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

    The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

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  • 12:41 Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7

    Who Won the American Revolution?: Crash Course US History #7

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    In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution. And the Revolutionary War. I know we've labored the point here, but they weren't the same thing. In any case, John will teach you about the major battles of the war, and discuss the strategies

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  • 11:55 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 13:01 Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

    Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

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    In which John Green teaches you about Reconstruction. After the divisive, destructive Civil War, Abraham Lincoln had a plan to reconcile the country and make it whole again. Then he got shot, Andrew Johnson took over, and the disagreements between Johnson

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 12:29 Soviet Montage: Crash Course Film History #8

    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

  • 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

  • 14:51 The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

    The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

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  • 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

  • 12:17 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 13:04 The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

    The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8

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    In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its wa

  • 11:58 Origins Of The Cold War

    Origins Of The Cold War

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    KA's US History fellow Kim Kutz and Grammar fellow David Rheinstrom discuss the atmosphere in Europe after World War II that led to the start of the Cold War.

  • 10:14 The Earth: Crash Course Astronomy #11

    The Earth: Crash Course Astronomy #11

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    Phil starts the planet-by-planet tour of the solar system right here at home, Earth. -- Table of Contents Earth is a Planet 0:03 Layers of Earth 1:25 The Magnetic Field 5:10 Atmosphere and the Human Influence 6:14 -- PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.co

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 13:28 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

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

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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 11:39 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 11:38 The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4

    The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4

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    In which John Green teaches you about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Why they changed it, I can say; ENGLISH people just liked it better that way, and when the English took New Amster

  • 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

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

    The Progressive Era: Crash Course US History #27

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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    In which John Green teaches you about Sub-Saharan Africa! So, what exactly was going on there? It turns out, it was a lot of trade, converting to Islam, visits from Ibn Battuta, trade, beautiful women, trade, some impressive architecture, and several empi

  • 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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    In which John Green explores exactly when Rome went from being the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire. Here's a hint: it had something to do with Julius Caesar, but maybe less than you think. Find out how Caesar came to rule the empire, what led to him ge

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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-

  • 10:47 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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    In which John Green teaches you how Russia evolved from a loose amalgamation of medieval principalities known as the Kievan Rus into the thriving democracy we know today. As you can imagine, there were a few bumps along the road. It turns out, our old fri

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 15:05 Age of Jackson: Crash Course US History #14

    Age of Jackson: Crash Course US History #14

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    In which John Green teaches you about the presidency of Andrew Jackson So how did a president with astoundingly bad fiscal policies end up on the $20 bill? That's a question we can't answer, but we can tell you how Jackson got to be president, and how he

  • 10:38 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

  • 12:08 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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  • 13:51 Gilded Age Politics:Crash Course US History #26

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