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The REAL History Of Christopher Columbus

The REAL History Of Christopher Columbus

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 IS COLUMBUS DAY, WHICH WE HAVE CELEBRATED IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THIS COUNTRY SINCE THE 18TH CENTURY, EVEN BEFORE IT BECAME A FEDERAL HOLIDAY BACK IN 1937, AND THAT IS PROBABLY LONG ENOUGH. BECAUSE WHEN YOU FIND OUT THE ACTUAL FACTS OF WHAT CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DID WHEN HE GOT TO AMERICA, YOU …

How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history

Listen to how this textbook describes slavery. “The master often had a barbecue or a picnic for his slaves. Then they had a great frolic. Even while working in the cotton fields they sang songs. The beat of the music and the richness of their voices made work seem light.” Yikes. That’s from History of …

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Money & Debt: Crash Course World History 202

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to make it rain. We’re going to talk about money, the stuff that makes the world go ’round. I’m not very good at making it rain. MFTP: Mr. Green! Mr. Green. I’m sorry, but money doesn’t make the world go round. …

Key & Peele – Auction Block

Key & Peele – Auction Block

– ALL RIGHT, Y’ALL GATHER ROUND. GATHER ROUND. WELCOME, GENTLEMEN. WHAT A BEAUTIFUL AND BLESSED DAY FOR AN AUCTION. ALL RIGHT, Y’ALL, GET ON UP THERE. – PUT THAT WHIP DOWN AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS, THOUGH. – STRAIGHT UP. I DON’T CARE WHAT PLANTATION I END UP ON. I’M STRAIGHT STAGING A REVOLT IN THIS …

History of the Civil Rights Movement

History of the Civil Rights Movement

I may not get there with you. But I want you to know tonight, that we, as a people, will get to the Promised Land. Human progress is neither automatic, nor inevitable. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, And today we’ll be learning more about the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. The end of the American …

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. …