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The History of The Statue of Liberty

She’s a symbol for freedom, and one of the most recognized figures in the United States. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, And today, we’ll be learning more about the Satue of Liberty. We are the keepers of the flame of liberty. We hold it high tonight for the world to see. A beacon of hope. A light …

American English – The History of English (8/10)

American English – The History of English (8/10)

The History of English in Ten Minutes. Chapter 8: American English, or not English but somewhere in the ballpark. From the moment Brits first landed in America they needed names for all the new plants and animals, so they borrowed words like raccoon, squash and moose from the Native Americans, as well as most of …

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. …