22nd August 1791: Start of the Haitian Revolution in the French colony of Saint-Domingue

22nd August 1791: Start of the Haitian Revolution in the French colony of Saint-Domingue

Hello, and welcome to HistoryPod. On 22 August 1791 slaves in the French colony of Saint-Domingue on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola began the Haitian Revolution. Christopher Columbus landed on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola during his first transatlantic voyage in 1492 and the island and its population were soon exploited for their gold. However, […]

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Pride and Prejudice Part 1: Crash Course Literature #411

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and it is a truth universally acknowledged that a video series about world literature must be in want of a Jane Austen episode. / So here it is. Today, we’ll be discussing Pride and Prejudice, Austen’s Regency-era novel of life, liberty and bonnets. The book was […]

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Russian Revolutions: Deep State Communism Hidden Origins [Eps 4]

Russian Revolutions: Deep State Communism Hidden Origins [Eps 4]

(somber music) – [Man] Lenin’s goal was to create a communist utopia. Gulags, famine, religion. (somber music) Education. (somber music) The October revolution is considered the most violent Communist movement of the 20th century worldwide. It was the precursor for the international rise in communism and all the countless catastrophes that followed. Today, we’ll go […]

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Chinese Communism: Deep State Evil Incarnate [Ep5]

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Never before have the Chinese people faced a terror as ruthless and evil as Mao’s Communist party. Just like Marx, Lenin, and the Deep State, Mao knew that what religions taught was real and that Satan is also very real. Mao sought to destroy the will of the Chinese people to […]

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What caused the French Revolution? – Tom Mullaney

What caused the French Revolution? – Tom Mullaney

What rights do people have, and where do they come from? Who gets to make decisions for others and on what authority? And how can we organize society to meet people’s needs? These questions challenged an entire nation during the upheaval of the French Revolution. By the end of the 18th century, Europe had undergone […]

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