Thomas Jefferson

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

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. History, and today we’re going to talk about the United States Constitution. And, in doing so, we’re going to explore how the American style of government became the envy of the entire world, so much so that everyone else copied us. What’s that, Stan? We’re not…

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The Monument to the American Empire The Monument to the American Empire

Last week I did a video on conspiracies. I only picked a few, because it was already a 20-minute video, but I left out a rather big one that was a key plot point in National Treasure 2. Borglum commissioned to destroy landmarks in sacred Black Hills Mountains. Borglum? Mount Rushmore? Mount Rushmore was a…

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Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28 Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today you aren’t going to get a blow by blow chronology of the American Revolution, and you aren’t going to get cool biographical details about Thomas Jefferson or George Washington. But you are going to get me not wearing any pants. Mr. Green, Mr.…

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Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10 Thomas Jefferson & His Democracy: Crash Course US History #10

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course US History, and today we’re going to discuss Thomas Jefferson. We’re going to learn about how America became a thriving nation of small, independent farmers, eschewing manufacturing and world trade, and becoming the richest and most powerful nation in the world in the 19th century, all thanks…

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Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9 Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

Hi, I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History, and now that we have a Constitution, it’s actually United States history. Today we’re going to look at the birth of America’s pastime. No, Stan, not baseball. Not football. Not eating. I mean politics, which in America has been adversarial since its very beginnings,…

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