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History Summarized: Brazil

History Summarized: Brazil

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. It’s a website, and so can you! I messed that up. With all of my talk of empires throughout world history I messed that up. With all of my talk of empires throughout world history, it’s easy to forget that colonies have feelings too. Not only is …

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. …

A Brief History of the Napoleonic Wars

A Brief History of the Napoleonic Wars

Today we’re going to talk about the Napoleonic Wars Napoleon Bonaparte is an extremely controversial figure some scholars see him as the man who led France out of the chaos That was the French Revolution and went on to take down their enemies Others see him as a man who seized control during political instability …