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World War II: Crash Course World History #38

World War II: Crash Course World History #38

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about World War II. Finally, a war with some color film! So, here at Crash Course we try to make history reasonably entertaining, and fortunately, World War II was hilarious…said no one ever. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! Is this, …

American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

[FDR]: So first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed us to convert retreat into advance. Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by …

The US could blockade the navy, impose no-fly zones against the NORTH KOREA

The US could blockade the navy, impose no-fly zones against the NORTH KOREA

The administration of President Donald Trump could either promote naval blockade or impose a “no-fly zone” against North Korea if it successfully develops ICBM. “The Trump administration will consider that Korea’s successful development of the ICBM is a” red line. “If so, military action against Pyongyang would be the most attractive solution from Trump’s point …

What Happens If You Dodge the Army Draft?

What Happens If You Dodge the Army Draft?

It’s a cold December night in 1957 and a young man receives a military draft notice calling him to serve in the United States Army. At 22 years old he has a promising future ahead of him, and at such a young age he is already successful, but he knows that his career will have …