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The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History

The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course European History and today we’re going to look at what is sometimes called the “seventeenth century crisis.” Now I know what you’re thinking: This whole history business is just one crisis after another. And yes, dear viewer, it’s true. Humankind careens from disaster to disaster, but still …

Beyond The Megavalanche | Alpe D’Huez Epic Ride

Beyond The Megavalanche | Alpe D’Huez Epic Ride

– Like that and then that or just, like mate I’m old-school, just the old handshake. Yeah, oh. (laughing) – [Both] Ah! – Oh, ah! (banging) – I’m in sunny outdoors, French Alps, going for an epic ride on my own, how boring. Neil’s not here, Doddy’s filming, boring tech. I don’t know what, oh, …

Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30

Haitian Revolutions: Crash Course World History #30

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History. And apparently it’s Revolutions Month here at Crash Course, because today we are going to discuss the often-neglected Haitian Revolutions. The Haitian Revolutions are totally fascinating and they involve two of my very favorite things: 1. Ending slavery, and 2. Napoleon getting his feelings hurt. …

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 2)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 2)

This video was made possible by Skillshare, an online learning community. Stick around until the end of the video to learn how you can get an exclusive deal just for OverSimplified viewers. So, what else is happening? Well, when I said Britain was all alone, that wasn’t entirely true. Many commonwealth nations and other allied …