Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

Where US Politics Came From: Crash Course US History #9

Hi, I’m John Green, and this is Crash Course U.S. History, and now that we have a Constitution, it’s actually United States history. Today we’re going to look at the birth of America’s pastime. No, Stan, not baseball. Not football. Not eating. I mean politics, which in America has been adversarial since its very beginnings, […]

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How Abraham Lincoln Shaped American Politics, Popular Culture Post Assassination

How Abraham Lincoln Shaped American Politics, Popular Culture Post Assassination

bjbjLULU JEFFREY BROWN: And finally tonight, on this Presidents Day holiday, a fresh take on the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Hari toured the new Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership here in Washington, D.C., with historian Richard Norton Smith. HARI SREENIVASAN: Walking into the new theater center is like taking a step back in […]

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Top 10 Accurate Historical Lessons From Popular Culture

Top 10 Accurate Historical Lessons From Popular Culture

Top 10 Accurate Historical Lessons From Popular Culture 10. Genghis Khan Was Actually An Irishman For centuries, we’ve gone through life convinced that Genghis “Temujin” Khan and his bride were Mongols. Well finally, in 1956, Howard Hughes showed us that Genghis Khan far more resembled John Wayne than anyone else. Yes, that John Wayne. The […]

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