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The Articles of Confederation – Becoming the United States – Extra History – #1 The Articles of Confederation – Becoming the United States – Extra History – #1

The United States Constitution created a republic that has lasted for well over 200 years, but it was not the first national government of the United States of America. That distinction goes to the short-lived Articles of Confederation, without which the Constitution as it exists today might never have been formed. [Music] The British Parliament…

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PM Lee’s personal memories of Singapore’s troubled past PM Lee’s personal memories of Singapore’s troubled past

You asked me just now what I remembered when we talked about the communalists and communists. I remember growing up. I was too young to be participating in events but not too young to be following and reading and knowing what was going on. And so when you say “communalists”, or I remember Utusan Melayu…

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All 50 U.S. states summarized (Geography Now!) All 50 U.S. states summarized (Geography Now!)

Hey Geograpeeps! So, this is a little video that I kind of wanted to make for a while, but never really had time. Until now! So, of course the majority of Geography Now! subscribers are from, you know, my home country; The U.S. However, we do have a very, very noticeable and sizeable community of…

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Czechoslovakia – the Last Bastion of Democracy | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1935 Part 1 of 4 Czechoslovakia – the Last Bastion of Democracy | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1935 Part 1 of 4

National self-determination is supposed to be what defines the New World Order after the Great War right? You know, like each national group having the freedom to govern themselves and decide their own futures but what happens when groups find themselves cut in half by new borders what happens when two of them claim the…

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Hubertus Knabe: The dark secrets of a surveillance state Hubertus Knabe: The dark secrets of a surveillance state

This year, Germany is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the peaceful revolution in East Germany. In 1989, the Communist regime was moved away, the Berlin Wall came down, and one year later, the German Democratic Republic, the GDR, in the East was unified with the Federal Republic of Germany in the West to found today’s…

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Armistice – But Peace? I THE GREAT WAR Week 225 Armistice – But Peace? I THE GREAT WAR Week 225

What can I say about this week this week the war ends I’m indy neidell. Welcome to the great war Last week what was left of the austro-hungarian Empire signed an armistice leaving Germany as the last man standing of the Central Powers the Allies advanced all week in the West and cut the Germans…

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The states of Brazil explained (Geography Now!) The states of Brazil explained (Geography Now!)

Hey everybody, so you know this week is gonna have to be a Filler Week This is a video that I promised to do a long time ago, but I never had time until now, explaining the states of… Brazil I checked my demographics, and Brazil is one of the top 15 countries subscribed to…

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Wannabe States of the United States Wannabe States of the United States

Have you ever asked yourself why we only have one state named after a president, but half a dozen states named after kings and queens from other countries? Well that wasn’t the original plan, there’ve been quite a few attempts to name states after founding fathers that ended up failing… So let’s start at the…

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