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The United States Goes Dry – Alcohol Prohibition  I THE GREAT WAR The United States Goes Dry – Alcohol Prohibition I THE GREAT WAR

It’s January 1920, and in America it’s about to get a lot harder to get a drink. The Volstead Act has come into force, making it illegal to sell alcohol across the United States. But the ban on drink would not be easy to enforce – it’s prohibition. Hi, I’m Jesse Alexander and welcome to…

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How Left/Right Partisanship Starts a Civil War in Spain | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 2 of 4 How Left/Right Partisanship Starts a Civil War in Spain | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 2 of 4

I suppose you could call the Spanish Civil War World War Two’s practice run. The mass killings, industrial warfare, and blurring of lines between civilians and combatants that we will see in the years 1939 to 1945 will already happen from 1936-1939 on the Iberian Peninsula. But how has Spain, a country which has mostly…

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(2019) The Next Lost Civilization | A Documentary by David Al-Badri (2019) The Next Lost Civilization | A Documentary by David Al-Badri

Let’s make a few things clear Our recorded history spends roughly six thousand five hundred years before it enters obscurity From there. We can only make general assumptions based on relatively flimsy evidence Most of the time these assumptions are made to fit within the established paradigm Pre-existing notions of the development of human beings…

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1911 Revolution [Xin hai ge ming] 辛亥革命 Chinese Film 1911 Revolution [Xin hai ge ming] 辛亥革命 Chinese Film

I die for the Revolution. No Chinese Woman has yet shed blood for the Revolution. I shall be the first, although the world doesn’t know much about the Revolution. I leave behind my husband and children. My death is my contribution to the Revolution. It will build an indestructible home for all people, a peaceful…

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Zionism, Arabism & Colonialism in the Middle East | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 1 of 3 Zionism, Arabism & Colonialism in the Middle East | BETWEEN 2 WARS I 1936 Part 1 of 3

Agreements made during the Great War drew arbitrary borders through the sands of the Middle East without regard for ethnic or religious groups. Newly found oil reserves spark further tensions as the Western occupants have even less incentive to let go off the region. Many people of the Jewish faith move to Palestine, wishing to…

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Is John McCain Right About Civilization Unraveling? Is John McCain Right About Civilization Unraveling?

FOR A LONG TIME ON THE YOUNG TURKS I’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT WHAT I CALL THE GREAT UNRAVELING, THAT’S THE TERM I’VE BEEN USING. I WAS WORRIED THE FINANCIAL MARKETS WOULD AT SOME POINT COLLAPSE BECAUSE THEY INCENTIVIZED TOO MUCH RISK-TAKING, WE’VE GOT A HOUSE OF CARDS IN TERMS OF THE ECONOMY AND THAT SYSTEMIC…

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The Treaty of Versailles And The Economic Consequences Of The Peace I THE GREAT WAR 1919 The Treaty of Versailles And The Economic Consequences Of The Peace I THE GREAT WAR 1919

This episode of The Great War was made possible by our supporters on Patreon. 2019/1919 was a crazy year for The Great War channel and we just want to say a big thank you to everyone who supports us on Patreon. In light of YouTube’s moves against history channels this year, your support is doubly…

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CGR Undertow – SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION REVOLUTION review for PlayStation 3 CGR Undertow – SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION REVOLUTION review for PlayStation 3

There are some things PCs can do that console games shouldn’t. Call it division of labor, argue over superiority, I don’t care. And sure, while there’s been some cross-contamination that worked well – Goldeneye wresting dominance in the FPS sector, or the Super Nintendo version of SimCity which was pretty decent, or even the controller-optimized…

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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 12: Anti-Catholic Atrocities The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 12: Anti-Catholic Atrocities

Today we’r e going to observe Western civilization turning against its own builders. We’r e going to look at some of the forgotten episodes of martyrdom in the modern period. So join me for stories of tragedy and her oism today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder…

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