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The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

Hi, my name is John Green, This is Crash Course World History. Oh my gosh! Today we’re going to talk about war. Ah! Explosions everywhere! So, traditionally, historians are pretty keen on wars, because they feature clearly delineated beginnings, and middles, and ends, and because they always have a fair bit of death and drama …

Shocking Study Reveals How Anyone Can Become Evil

Shocking Study Reveals How Anyone Can Become Evil

The year is 1942, and across Europe various German concentration camps have been established. Most of these are slave labor facilities, where Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, the mentally retarded, and various other undesirables are forced to work on behalf of the Reich. A few though have a much darker, more sinister purpose. These don’t have factories, …

The War of 1812 – Crash Course US History #11

The War of 1812 – Crash Course US History #11

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course US History and today we’re going to talk about what America’s best at: War. [Patriotic Rock Music] Uh, Mr. Green, the United States has actually only declared war 5 times in the last 230 years. Oh me from the the past, you sniveling literalist. Well today we’re …

The French Revolution: Crash Course World History #29

Hi, my name is John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about The French Revolution. Admittedly, this wasn’t the French flag until 1794, but we just felt like he looked good in stripes. As does this guy. Huh? So, while the American Revolution is considered a pretty good …