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History Brief: The Boston Massacre

History Brief: The Boston Massacre

The Boston Massacre. Everything you need to know. On the same day that Parliament repealed most of the Townshend Acts, a bloody riot exploded in Boston. The arrival of British troops had caused tensions to rise, and the relationship between Bostonians and Redcoats, as British soldiers were called, had deteriorated so badly that one spark …

The American Revolution – OverSimplified (Part 1)

*Fancy music* “Hooooooly smokes!” Christopher Columbus! That is no way to address the King and Queen of Spain! What is wrong with you?” “Ok. Ok!” “So you know how we’re looking for a new trade route to India, right?” “Right” “And the earth is round, right?” “Right.” “So I’m thinking we can just sail the …

U.S. Presidents Part 1

As America prepares to elect its 45th President, this is Epic History TV’s guide to the first 44 Presidents. George Washington – hero of the Revolutionary War and America’s first president, twice elected unanimously by the Electoral College. He steered America on a course of neutrality, and stepped down after two terms. John Adams – …