Irish History in 6 Minutes – Manny Man Does The History of Ireland

First, Stone Age man built the big tombs such as Newgrange which is older than Stonehenge and the pyramids of Giza. By the time the Celtic culture came to Ireland, people had forgotten who built them and explained them with awesome stories of giants and heroes and fairies. The Celts loved their music and art, […]

Lee Chapel Fall Lecture 2019 with Lynn Rainville

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Turning Sugarcane Into Candy Canes | HTME

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. It’s thanks to their support that our videos like this and more are possible We just launched our new website on Squarespace and really impressed you can check out the link in the description If you need a website yourself get 10% off. We’re going to Squarespace comm slash […]

Britain’s legacy of slavery (UCL)

>>Professor Catherine Hall: [music] History is usually written by the winners, not by the losers, and the way in which the history of slavery has been represented, for the most part, is as abolition, the triumph of abolition. So we’re trying to think again about that way of writing the history and put the whole […]

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. […]

Which Came First – The Rain or the Rainforest?

A tropical rainforest without rain wouldn’t be much of a rainforest. I mean, all plants need water to grow, and without it, they shrivel up and die. So what about the ancient Hawai’ian proverb,”Hahai no ka ua i ka ulula`au”, which means “the rain follows after the forest”? How could that be? Well, all land […]

WHAT’S IN THE ROOM? Abandoned and Sealed With A Baby’s Crying Ghost!

do we dare go in here? Shhhhhh well its cool down here hope were not trapped (laughs) look there is still copper pipes in this house I would have thought the tweakers would have had that by now hey look thats the entrance to the other side that we can’t get in wonder if we […]

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 […]

400 Years From Slaves Arriving In Virginia | All In | MSNBC

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