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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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Capitalism | Merits | Demerits | World History Capitalism | Merits | Demerits | World History

So, we read about the industrial revolution. Now, tell me, What do you mean by Capitalism. What are its essential features? What was the main motto of the capitalist mode of production? What does it mean by the division of labour? What are the classes in a capitalist society? What are the merits and demerits…

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The Limerick Soviet | April 1919 – Episode 10 The Limerick Soviet | April 1919 – Episode 10

Dia daoibh a chairde go léir, my name is James Nagle, welcome to The Irish Nation Lives. For almost two weeks in April of 1919 Limerick City was governed by a workers council which had its own police force and issued its own currency. To understand what led to the birth of the Limerick Soviet…

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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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The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or…Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10 The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or…Which Was It?: Crash Course World History #10

Hi, I’m John Green; this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to learn about the Roman Empire, which of course began when two totally nonfictional twins, Romulus and Remus, who’d been raised by wolves, founded a city on seven hills. Mr Green, Mr Green, what… what does SPQR stand for? It means…

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First Opium War – Trade Deficits and the Macartney Embassy – Extra History – #1 First Opium War – Trade Deficits and the Macartney Embassy – Extra History – #1

In 1792. Britain has just come out of a war that’s cost it not only much of its national treasury, but also one of its most lucrative overseas colonies: North America. The empire needs new sources of revenue, new opportunities for trade, and there’s one clear possibility: China. *Intro theme plays* By the end of…

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Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8 Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, last time, we were focusing on queens and kings and rivalries.Today we’re gonna take a break from struggles over religion and political disputes that made for so much violence and look instead at some basics of everyday life–the foods people ate centuries ago,…

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UK drinks beer and German nationalism – Countryballs UK drinks beer and German nationalism – Countryballs

Hey! you want to try something new? Hmmm alright, but nothing will beat tea *slowly sips the bear* Um… Are you alright? Now this is the shit *hic* No *hic* no more tea for me hon hon hon vive la France hmmm… Vamos Espana hm… USA USA USA Hmmmmmmm… Yay Deutschland

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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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