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Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26 Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, there are many candidates for most important year in European history–1492, when permanent links between Afroeurasia and the Americas first formed; 1688, when the Glorious Revolution gave Europe an example of constitutional governments; 1789, when the French Revolution directly challenged monarchy; 1992, when…

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Not all Fascists Are Nazis – Civil War in Austria | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1934 Part 2 of 4 Not all Fascists Are Nazis – Civil War in Austria | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1934 Part 2 of 4

So what do you do when you have to choose between Fascism and Naziism? Hard choice? Well, if only one of them comes with independence you might take that one – this is what conservative politician Engelbert Dolfuss does when he decides to become the Fascist Dictator of Austria in 1934. Welcome to Between-2-Wars a…

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The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare, home to over 20,000 classes that could teach you a new life skill. As WW2 drew to a close and the race to Berlin reached it’s finale, two Soviet armies converged on the Third Reich capital. Marshal Georgy Zhukov from the North, and Marshal…

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Soviet troops in countries of East Central Europe (1945-1989). How long did they stay? Soviet troops in countries of East Central Europe (1945-1989). How long did they stay?

After the Second World War, the Soviet Union stationed divisions of the Red Army in most of the occupied or liberated countries of East-Central Europe. The presence of these troops was one of the factors that facilitated the coming of pro-Soviet communists to power in East Germany, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria during the late…

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Enlightened Monarchs: Crash Course European History #19 Enlightened Monarchs: Crash Course European History #19

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So last week we discussed the Enlightenment philosophers who challenged the idea that kings and nobles were qualified to be elites simply because of the families into which they were born into. But still, monarchs were also interested in Enlightenment ideals, and also understood…

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How Trump’s Presidency Is Fueling Right-Wing Nationalist & Anti-Immigration Movements Across Europe How Trump’s Presidency Is Fueling Right-Wing Nationalist & Anti-Immigration Movements Across Europe

AMY GOODMAN: Professor Dominic Thomas, you specialize in European affairs, and I wanted to shift gears a bit and ask you about Austria, where conservative leader Sebastian Kurz has been tasked with forming a government after he won a slim majority in the snap elections earlier this month. Kurz campaigned on an anti-immigration platform, his…

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Ten Minute History – German Unification and Empire (Short Documentary) Ten Minute History – German Unification and Empire (Short Documentary)

1805, and the Austrian Army is on the march against Napoleon ( it didn’t go great). The man leading this army was Francis II, the Holy Roman Emperor. He was also the emperor of Austria, a title he created in response to Napoleon declaring himself the Emperor of France. Because he wasn’t about to be…

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Napoleon (Part 2) – The Conquest of Europe (1805 – 1812) Napoleon (Part 2) – The Conquest of Europe (1805 – 1812)

France and its Spanish ally are at war against the United Kingdom. Napoleon’s Great Army or the so-called Grande Armée, is gathered along the Channel coast, ready to invade the island. To this end, Napoleon asks the French Mediterranean fleet to head for the Caribbean to lure the powerful Royal Navy. They must then rush…

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What if the common good was the goal of the economy? | Christian Felber | TEDxVienna What if the common good was the goal of the economy? | Christian Felber | TEDxVienna

Translator: Maxime Regaert Reviewer: Ilse S. Úziel Today, the economy is on its head. (Applause) Let’s put it back on its feet. Does somebody know how this works? This is the way, like this. Back on my feet. It’s possible. The core of the confusion is that we are not clear about the goal of…

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The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26 The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re going to talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere! So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineated beginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and drama…

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