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The History of Veterans Day

The History of Veterans Day

In the United States, November 11th is recognized as Veteran’s Day. What is Veteran’s Day? Why is it celebrated on November 11th? In the early morning hours of November 11, 1918, the Allied Powers (France, Great Britain, the United States, etc.) and Germany agreed to end the fighting during World War I. Later that day, …

Feature History – Texas Revolution

Feature History – Texas Revolution

This video is brought to you by Brilliant. Howdy partner, and welcome to Feature History – featuring the Texas Revolution, a time back when the US liked illegal border-crossing. Edgy humor aside, that time was back in the early 19th century The area today known as Texas was a part of Mexico, the US had …

Why Trains Suck in America

Why Trains Suck in America

Let’s face it: trains kinda suck in America. They’re slow, expensive, and just don’t exist in many parts of the country. The simple reason for this is because the US is so sparsely populated. Aside from here, here, and here, cities just aren’t close enough together to make train travel faster or cheaper than plane …

History of France Documentary

History of France Documentary

The Northwestern country of the continent of Europe is République Française. It is one of the historically and culturally signification nations of the world all until now as France. République Française played quite a key role in the international affairs since centuries now. République Française, had colonies all over the globe just like how the …

The Norman Conquest – The History of English (2/10)

The History of English in ten minutes. Chapter 2: the Norman Conquest or excuse my English. 1066, true to his name William the Conqueror invades England bringing new concepts from across the channel like the French language, the Domesday book and the duty-free Galois multipack. French was ‘de rigueur’ for all official business with words …

What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

Since the beginning of mankind as a species, weapons have been some of our cleverest and most important inventions. Over hundreds and thousands of years of war and killing, humanity has continued to devise new ways to kill one another. Often in brutal fashion. From the club, to the spear to the bow, the catapult, …

WW1 – Oversimplified (Part 1)

WW1 – Oversimplified (Part 1)

The world of 1914. A time of modern technology, culture, and fashion. Truly the height of civilization. Let’s have a war. Everyone knew a big war was coming. France wanted some stuff back that Germany had taken from it, Germany wanted to take more of EVERYONE’S stuff, and they’re building a big sexy navy that …

The Animated History of France

The Animated History of France

France is located in Western Europe between Germany and the iberian Peninsula before the turn of the first millennium Most of the region was inhabited by both Nomadic and tribal cults for those that have seen my other videos you’ll begin [to] notice this As a reoccurring theme with early European history the cults owned …