The Moses of Oklahoma | The Life & Times of John Horse

It’s America! It’s the 1830’s! You know what that means! Andrew “This land is my land” Jackson is evicting Indians. I forgot the intro on the last one so here it is twice. This time it’s the Seminole tribe! God knows what he wants to do with that land considering Florida in the 1830’s looked […]

Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

Episode 21: Reconstruction Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. History and huzzah! The Civil War is over! The slaves are free! Huzzah! That one hit me in the head? It’s very dangerous, Crash Course. So when you say, “Don’t aim at a person,” that includes myself? The roller coaster only goes up […]

When is Thanksgiving? Colonizing America: Crash Course US History #2

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course US History, and today we’re going to tell the story of how a group of plucky English people struck a blow for religious freedom, and founded the greatest, freest and fattest nation the world has ever seen. [Libertage] These Brits entered a barren land containing no people, […]

Slavery – Crash Course US History #13

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. History, and today, we’re going to talk about slavery, which is not funny. Yeah, so we put a lei on the eagle to try and cheer you up, but let’s face it, this is going to be depressing. With slavery, every time you think, like, “Aw, […]