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In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, the founding...


A Crash Course on the Civil War and Reconstruction Earlier this year Hank and John Green launched Crash Course U.S. History. These videos provide ten to twelve minute overviews of key events and themes in the history of the United States. The series started with the arrival of Europeans in North America.


In which John Green teaches you about relations between the early English colonists and the native people the encountered in the New World. In short, these relations were poor. As soon as they arrived, the English were in conflict with the native people. At Jamestown, Captain John Smith briefly managed to get the colony on pretty solid footing w...

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The Great Depression: Crash Course US History #33

Video lesson to help with your teaching: "The Great Depression: Crash Course US History." The video is about 14 minutes long. You can skip the intro and go to 0:47.


In which John Green teaches you about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Why they changed it, I can say; ENGLISH people just liked it better that way, and when the English took New Amsterdam in 1643, that's just what they did. Before the English got there though, the colony was ...