Tag «War»

Why Do Ethiopia And Eritrea Hate Each Other?

Why Do Ethiopia And Eritrea Hate Each Other?

On September 7th, 2015, Eritrea accused its neighbor, Ethiopia, of “rachet[ing] up” threats of invasion. For a large part of their history, the two nations have been in constant conflict with each other. So, why do Eritrea and Ethiopia hate each other? Well, originally, Eritrea emerged as an Italian colony during the 1800s western scramble …

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 …

History Summarized: Ancient China

History Summarized: Ancient China

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. More on that later. The Empire, long divided must unite – long united, must divide. Thus, it has ever been. So opens the famous Chinese tale “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, or to put it another way, China is whole again! Then it broke again! And …

Feature History – Texas Revolution

Feature History – Texas Revolution

This video is brought to you by Brilliant. Howdy partner, and welcome to Feature History – featuring the Texas Revolution, a time back when the US liked illegal border-crossing. Edgy humor aside, that time was back in the early 19th century The area today known as Texas was a part of Mexico, the US had …

North Korea – summary of 70 years of history

It’s one of the most closed and isolated countries in the world. Ruled with an iron fist for 70 years by the Kim dynasty. This country is also a thorn on the side of the largest military power in the world, the United States. Let’s trace on a map the evolution of North Korea, ever …