John Green

War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205 War and Civilization: Crash Course World History 205

Hi I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History, and today, we’re going to talk — for the absolute last time, I promise — about war. Well, it’s not the last time we’re going to talk about war because we’re gonna talk about the 20th century later, pretty much defined by war, but it’s…

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50 Interesting Facts About The 50 State Capitals – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.47) 50 Interesting Facts About The 50 State Capitals – mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.47)

Hi I’m John Green. Welcome to my salon. Hey there, fake fireplace. This is Mental Floss on YouTube. Did you know that Montgomery, Alabama has a minor league baseball team named the Montgomery Biscuits? And their mascot IS a biscuit. His name is Monty. And that’s the first of 50 facts about the 50 state…

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Supreme Court of the United States Procedures: Crash Course Government and Politics #20 Supreme Court of the United States Procedures: Crash Course Government and Politics #20

Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics and today, finally, we are stepping into the big leagues. That’s right, I’m trying out for the Cubs. No, we’re gonna talk about how the Supreme Court of the United States actually works! I could try out for the Cubs right, Stan? Sometimes people…

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Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course Media Literacy #1 Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course Media Literacy #1

Hey there everybody, I’m Jay Smooth and this is Crash Course Media Literacy. For the next few weeks we’re going to take a deep dive into media – how we consume it, how we create it, and how it impacts our everyday lives. Before we get started, do me a favor and think: how many…

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Racism in the United States: By the Numbers Racism in the United States: By the Numbers

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. I want to talk about racism today, but I’m already pretty nervous, because, one, I am definitely not an expert and, two, racism is big and complex and nuanced and the Internet — god bless it — doesn’t really specialize in nuance. But a bunch of recent surveys have shown…

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Party Systems: Crash Course Government and Politics #41 Party Systems: Crash Course Government and Politics #41

Hello, I’m Craig and this is Crash Course Government and Politics. And today we’re gonna talk about, well, mostly history. Wait Stan, this isn’t Crash Course History. This must be some kind of exception, like the Mongols. [Mongoltage] Apparently we’re not stepping on anybody’s toes by talking about the history of American political parties, as…

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Theories of Global Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #28 Theories of Global Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #28

For much of human history, all of the societies on Earth were poor. Poverty was the norm for everyone. But obviously, that’s not the case anymore. Just as you find stratification among socioeconomic classes within a society, like the United States, across the world you also see a pattern of global stratification, with inequalities in…

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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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How a Bill Becomes a Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #9 How a Bill Becomes a Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #9

This episode of Crash Course is brought to you by Squarespace. Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course: Government and Politics, and today, I’ve got my work cut out for me because I’m going to try to do something that every single social studies teacher in the U.S. has tried to do, even though…

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