▶ Buddha and Ashoka: Crash Course World History #6 - YouTube

Crash Course explains the Roman Empire (and many other World History topics). It is the most you´ll understand in the least amount of time, ever.

The Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation: Crash Course World History #25

In which John Green teaches you about the fall of the Roman Empire, which happened considerably later than you may have been told. While the Western Roman Empire fell to barbarians in 476 CE, the Byzantines in Constantinople continued the Eastern Empire nicely, calling themselves Romans for a further 1000 years. Find out what Justinian and the r...

BUDDHISM a Religion from ANCIENT INDIA PowerPoint Presentation Who is the Buddha? Where did the religion originate? What do Buddhists believe? How does Buddhism differ from Hinduism? These questions and more are answered in this fascinating presentation. Classroom discussions, writing opportunities, and practice identifying Buddhist symbols are included in the presentation. 41 SLIDES $

The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8 - YouTube

6 interactive American history sites- looks really interesting for me and the kids

Excellent New TED-ED Video: “The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you” | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…


World History resources

The Silk Road and Ancient Trade:in a nutshell In which John Green teaches you about the so-called Silk Road, a network of trade routes where goods such as ivory, silver, iron, wine, and yes, silk were exchanged across the ancient world, from China to the West.

All seven wonders of the ancient world are located on or near Mediterranean Sea, largely because those who wrote about them had traveled in these areas. Marvels like the Great Wall of China or the Taj Mahal in India (modern-day wonders) were unknown to the list makers or had not yet been built. Click for a larger image. (©Kids Discover Ancient Wonders)

In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains two of the great powers of the ancient world, all WITHOUT the use of footage from 300. Resources: The His...

▶ The History of the Spanish Language - YouTube

The Agricultural Revolution: Crash Course World History #1

▶ Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3 - YouTube

I love this fun little longitude and latitude video to grab kids' attention!

The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22

The Silk Road: Connecting the ancient world through trade - Shannon Harris Castelo - YouTube

In which John Green teaches you about capitalism and socialism in a way that is sure to please commenters from both sides of the debate. Learn how capitalism arose from the industrial revolution, and then gave rise to socialism. Learn about how we got from the British East India Company to iPhones and consumer culture in just a couple of hundred...

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4