History The history of the world (eventually)! Community Questions 1900 - present: The recent past You cannot properly understand current world events without understanding the history of the 20th Century. This topic takes us on a journey from the end of Imperialism through two world wars and the Cold War and brings us to our modern world. 1700-1900: Enlightenment and Revolution Do we need kings? Can people govern themselves? What rights do we all have? Can science and understanding uplift all of humanity? This topic lays the foundation for our modern thinking about the world. From democratic revolutions to the establishment of empires backed by industrial power. 1500-1600: Renaissance and Reformation A tutorial about the Protestant Reformation Before 1300: Ancient and Medieval history Surveys of history The tutorials in this topic will take you on sweeping journeys through time so that you can get the really BIG picture for how things fit together. Crash Course: World History John Green teaches you the history of the world in 42 episodes of Crash Course. Learn, study and understand all the important civilizations, empires, wars, and revolutions the world has seen so far. Ellis Video Quiz History Crash Course: World History John Green teaches you the history of the world in 42 episodes of Crash Course. Learn, study and understand all the important civilizations, empires, wars, and revolutions the world has seen so far. All content in “Crash Course: World History” What happens when you stay put (the Neolithic revolution & early River Valley civilizations) The Agricultural Revolution Indus Valley civilization Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Egypt Oh, so that’s where that comes from! (the ancient Greeks, Persians, Indians, Chinese & the trade between them. Oh, and also the Romans) Greeks and Persians Buddha and Ashoka 2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius Alexander the Great and the situation... the Great? The Silk Road and ancient trade The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or... which was it? What’s God got to do with it? - a lot (Early Christianity, Byzantium, Islam, and Medieval Europe) Christianity from Judaism to Constantine Fall of Rome the Roman Empire... in the 15th Century Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars all without a flamewar The Dark Ages...how dark were they, really? The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War? Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa Road trip! (conquest, trade, & more conquest) Wait for it... the Mongols! International commerce, snorkeling camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade Venice and the Ottoman Empire Russia, the Kievan Rus, and the Mongols Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners When people do great and really terrible things (The Renaissance, Colonialism, & the Slave Trade) The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? The Columbian Exchange The Atlantic Slave Trade The Spanish Empire, silver, & runaway inflation The Seven Years War The amazing life and strange death of Captain Cook You ain’t the boss of me! Oh, maybe you are (Revolution and Modern Society) Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution The French Revolution The Haitian Revolutions Latin American Revolutions Coal, steam, and the Industrial Revolution Capitalism and Socialism Nationalism, Imperialism & Globalization: the good, the bad and the really, really ugly Samurai, Daimyo, Matthew Perry, and Nationalism Imperialism Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I Communists, Nationalists, and China's Revolutions World War II USA vs USSR Fight! The Cold War Decolonization and Nationalism Triumphant Globalization I - The upside Globalization II - good or bad?