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The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History

The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course European History and today we’re going to look at what is sometimes called the “seventeenth century crisis.” Now I know what you’re thinking: This whole history business is just one crisis after another. And yes, dear viewer, it’s true. Humankind careens from disaster to disaster, but still …

The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Cartoon

The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Cartoon

Seven young Bosnian Serbs, who were part of the nationalist “Black Hand”, planned to assassinate Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary. The first attempt failed when a bomb was thrown in his car. He missed and the conspirator was arrested. As the car carrying the Archduke went down an alternate route, Gavrilo Princip …

TOP 7 FAILS OF HISTORY

TOP 7 FAILS OF HISTORY

Good morning, John. I’m gonna be completely honest. Sometimes I feel like a huge, gigantic failure. (Good start, pal.) And we all feel like that and we’re all petrified of failure. (Not me, buddy.) But John, one thing that gets me through all of my failures and keeps me trying new projects, day in and …