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Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222 Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

Hi, I’m John Green and this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about our old friend, the rise and fall of civilizations. And we’re going to look at it through the lens of War! No, just kidding, resources. Really Mr. Green? Haven’t we MINED that topic enough? JMG: I see…

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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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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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The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24 The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So we’re going to turn our attention now to the Industrial Revolution, one of the most significant developments in human history. Like, imagine with me that it’s 1820. I got this idea from the economist Robert Gordon by the way. You live in, say,…

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Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3 Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances: Crash Course Government and Politics #3

Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics. Today, I’m going to try to explain two fundamental concepts of American government that students and citizens often confuse. Team Jacob and Team Edward. No. Separation of powers and checks and balances. Team Jacob! [Theme Music] So separation of powers is really simple. The…

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