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HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209 HOW World War I Started: Crash Course World History 209

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about World War I. We actually have two videos about World War 1. Today we’re going to talk about how World War I happened. Next week we’re going to talk about why. World War I is a really big…

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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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The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26 The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re going to talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere! So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineated beginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and drama…

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The Dark Ages…How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14 The Dark Ages…How Dark Were They, Really?: Crash Course World History #14

Hi there my name’s John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about the Dark Ages, possibly the most egregious Eurocentrism in all of history, which is really saying something. (We’re Europe! The Prime Meridian Runs Through us; We’re in the Middle of Every Map; and We Get To…

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Socialism Sucks and Beer is Freedom Socialism Sucks and Beer is Freedom

(rock music) – We are in Washington D.C. at the world premiere of what is perhaps the most important book in the history of economics, at least since yesterday, called Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through… Through… Through the Unfree World. I haven’t actually been drinking yet. I happen to be with these…

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Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228 Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course: World History and today we are going to talk about something we haven’t discussed much here at Crash Course. Peace. Peaceful, non-violent protest. Mr. Green! Mr. Green! Finally an episode where no one gets killed. Mmmm. Ehhh. Some people are gonna get killed, Me From the Past.…

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Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213 Asian Responses to Imperialism: Crash Course World History #213

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to return to our old friend, the rise of the west. Ugh, Mr Green, we know. The west rose, we’ve talked about this a million times. Yeah, me from the past, I’m sympathetic to your position, but the thing is, this…

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The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9 The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9

Hi there, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course: World History, and today we’re gonna talk about the Silk Road, so called because it was not a road and not made of silk. So this is a t-shirt. It was designed in Belgium and contains cotton from both Brazil and the Texas, which was turned…

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The Crusades – Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15 The Crusades – Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

Hi there! My name is John Green; this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about the Crusades. Ohhh, Stan, do we have to talk about the Crusades? I hate them… Here’s the thing about the Crusades, which were a series of military expeditions from parts of Europe to the Eastern…

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Sex Lives of Peregrine Falcons & Time Travel Discoveries | Ep. 2 Sex Lives of Peregrine Falcons & Time Travel Discoveries | Ep. 2

Welcome back to Natural News from the Field Museum. There’s a healthy mix of adorable images and time travel in this episode, and in one story those two things overlap Let’s start with an update on the love lives of falcons. [title music] Peregrine promiscuity! ‘Sex in the City’ mentality need not apply to the…

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