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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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The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History 211 The End of Civilization (In the Bronze Age): Crash Course World History 211

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about the end of civilization. Mr Green, Mr Green! Everybody knows civilization is going to end with Y2K. We can’t survive the year 2000. Now, Me From the Past, turns out we get through that one all right. And…

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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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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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The Congress of Vienna: Crash Course European History #23 The Congress of Vienna: Crash Course European History #23

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So how did Europe restore order after the social and political upheaval of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic regime? Well, European leaders got together and set up a committee–or a “Congress”–that met in Vienna to set things straight. It’s a great town, Vienna.…

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Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202 Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to make it rain. We’re going to talk about money, the stuff that makes the world go ’round. I’m not very good at making it rain. MFTP: Mr. Green! Mr. Green. I’m sorry, but money doesn’t make the world go round.…

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The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217 The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going talk about the Mughal Empire. And we’re also going to talk about the two most important Mughal emperors, Akbar and Aurangzeb and how their historical reputations were made. Mr Green, Mr Green? Don’t you mean the Mongol Empire? Oh, Me From…

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The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1 The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

Hello, learned and astonishingly attractive pupils. My name is John Green and I want to welcome you to Crash Course World History. Over the next forty weeks together, we will learn how in a mere fifteen thousand years humans went from hunting and gathering… Mr. Green, Mr. Green! Is this gonna be on the test?…

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Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208 Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History. Today we’re going to talk about drought and famine. Really, Stan? When are we going to talk about, like, peace and happiness? I feel like we’ve been on kind of a sad run here at Crash Course. You know what, actually I’m gonna talk about…

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World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220 World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

Hi, I’m John Green and this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about World War II. But we’re not going to look at it as a battle between good and evil, but instead as a war for resources, particularly a war for food. Wait, Mr. Green, Mr. Green, what about…

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