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Feature History – Opium Wars

Feature History – Opium Wars

Trade deficits, political pussy-footing, and hardcore drugs. Welcome to the Opium Wars. (♪) Hi, and welcome to Feature History, featuring the Opium Wars. In this video we’re going to be detailing the causes of these wars, explaining the aftermath of the wars, and describing how it impacts us today. So if that’s what your school …

The history of tea – Shunan Teng

The history of tea – Shunan Teng

During a long day spent roaming the forest in search of edible grains and herbs, the weary divine farmer Shennong accidentally poisoned himself 72 times. But before the poisons could end his life, a leaf drifted into his mouth. He chewed on it and it revived him, and that is how we discovered tea. Or …

Feature History – Chinese Civil War

Feature History – Chinese Civil War

I will not do an offensive Chinese impression. I will not do an offensive Chinese impression. I will not do an offensive… (♪) Herro- Hello, and welcome to Feature History featuring the Chinese Civil War. A name that is encapsulating as it is generic. From 1927 to 1950, China was locked in a period of …