The American Civil War - OverSimplified (Part 1)
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  • Cory CG
    Cory CG

    My Great Great Grandfather was born not to long after the Civil War had ended he was born in 1872 I have a picture of him and my Great Great Grandmother my Great Great Grandfather was holding my uncle whenever he was a baby in the picture the picture was taken in 1949 none of my Great Great Grandfather’s family served in the Civil War because he was English in the Revolutionary War if there was any family member that fought they would’ve fought for England.

  • Counterclockwise Films
    Counterclockwise Films

    Is that supposed to be Candie Man from Django unchained

  • Joy
    Joy

    lincoln and Washington be like: time to break the fourth wall

  • Jack der Hauptsturmführer
    Jack der Hauptsturmführer

    Thomas Jefferson condemn slavery? Doesn’t he, like, own 300 or 400 slaves himself?

  • Sub if you hate influencers
    Sub if you hate influencers

    Of course Democrats supported the Confederacy and the KKK 😂🤣 But it seems like nobody ever mentions that because it goes aignst they're narritive

    • vwgames49
      vwgames49

      If you think for one second that the Democrats back then are the same as the Democrats today, you clearly know nothing about American history

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      Almost like there was a party flip. Doesn’t take many brain cells to realize the confederates are more like modern Republicans and the union is more like modern Democrats. It seems you don’t want to mention that because it goes against your narrative.

  • Yes Yes
    Yes Yes

    For the love of god.

  • bardock 678
    bardock 678

    18:35

  • Raptor
    Raptor

    This angered Hitler's father, who punished him severely

  • MetroidSlime
    MetroidSlime

    Holy crap 😳

  • Jueisy Nicolle
    Jueisy Nicolle

    Bliss! I enjoy this so much!

  • Andrew Doolittle
    Andrew Doolittle

    *"The Anaconda Plan."* Not even close to simplified enough. Move along..

  • Axel Nilsson
    Axel Nilsson

    the elements of humor are just childish and distracting and unecessary

    • Axel Nilsson
      Axel Nilsson

      @God Of All Im sure a lot of people like it. But to me it just drags the rest of it down, its too in your face and its too constant. The guy's really good at explaining things efficiently using visuals and talking, thats the appeal of the channel to me. Not the shity jokes, they make it take longer and they distract. Is it to supposed to appeal to twelve year olds or something? Because thats the level of the gags.

    • God Of All
      God Of All

      Not really

  • TheTiredPirate
    TheTiredPirate

    I just think it’s so funny how the north didn’t give a shit about ending slavery until they were paranoid lol

  • Con L8N
    Con L8N

    I love how when you said that the generals did nothing, the general missed catching the butterfly like how they let lee go so many times

  • Pootisgunner
    Pootisgunner

    you have planted ur last potato, as a swede this was hilarious

  • native rights
    native rights

    alot of people don't understand that old Abe was one of the worst tyrants.he killed off so many natives starving them out destroying trading routes and burning down whole cities like Atlanta to the ground my great grandmother was full blooded Cherokee she meet Robert e Lee when he went through Tennessee he gave them food for they were starving because a week earlier the northern soldiers came through and stole all there pigs there livestock there corn tomatoes potatoes everything except a loaf of moldy bread. the south would take but they always left food so they could survive not the north they'd take everything.

    • the matrix
      the matrix

      @native rightsFree Society! we sicken at the name. What is it but a conglomeration of greasy mechanics, filthy operatives, small-fisted farmers, and moon-struck theorists? All the Northern men and especially the New England States are devoid of society fitted for well-bred gentlemen. The prevailing class one meet with is that of mechanics struggling to be genteel, and small farmers who do their own drudgery, and yet are hardly fit for association with a Southern gentleman's body servant. This is your free society which Northern hordes are trying to extend into Kansas. The last sentence refers to the conflict over slavery between free-soilers and slaveholders. The conflict was not merely about the right to hold another human in bondage, but how that right created the foundation for white equality.

    • the matrix
      the matrix

      @native rightsRoof’s belief that black life had no purpose beyond subjugation is “sick and twisted” in the exact same manner as the beliefs of those who created the Confederate flag were “sick and twisted.” The Confederate flag is directly tied to the Confederate cause, and the Confederate cause was white supremacy. This claim is not the result of revisionism. It does not require reading between the lines. It is the plain meaning of the words of those who bore the Confederate flag across history. These words must never be forgotten. Over the next few months the word heritage will be repeatedly invoked. It would be derelict to not examine the exact contents of that heritage. This examination should begin in South Carolina, the site of our present and past catastrophe. South Carolina was the first state to secede, two months after the election of Abraham Lincoln. It was in South Carolina that the Civil War began, when the Confederacy fired on Fort Sumter. The state’s casus belli was neither vague nor hard to comprehend: … A geographical line has been drawn across the Union, and all the States north of that line have united in the election of a man to the high office of President of the United States, whose opinions and purposes are hostile to slavery. He is to be entrusted with the administration of the common Government, because he has declared that that “Government cannot endure permanently half slave, half free,” and that the public mind must rest in the belief that slavery is in the course of ultimate extinction. This sectional combination for the submersion of the Constitution, has been aided in some of the States by elevating to citizenship, persons who, by the supreme law of the land, are incapable of becoming citizens; and their votes have been used to inaugurate a new policy, hostile to the South, and destructive of its beliefs and safety. In citing slavery, South Carolina was less an outlier than a leader, setting the tone for other states, including Mississippi: Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery-the greatest material interest of the world. Its labor supplies the product which constitutes by far the largest and most important portions of commerce of the earth. These products are peculiar to the climate verging on the tropical regions, and by an imperious law of nature, none but the black race can bear exposure to the tropical sun. These products have become necessities of the world, and a blow at slavery is a blow at commerce and civilization. That blow has been long aimed at the institution, and was at the point of reaching its consummation. There was no choice left us but submission to the mandates of abolition, or a dissolution of the Union, whose principles had been subverted to work out our ruin … Louisiana: As a separate republic, Louisiana remembers too well the whisperings of European diplomacy for the abolition of slavery in the times of an­nexation not to be apprehensive of bolder demonstrations from the same quarter and the North in this country. The people of the slave holding States are bound together by the same necessity and determination to preserve African slavery. Alabama: Upon the principles then announced by Mr. Lincoln and his leading friends, we are bound to expect his administration to be conducted. Hence it is, that in high places, among the Republi­can party, the election of Mr. Lincoln is hailed, not simply as [a] change of Administration, but as the inauguration of new princi­ples, and a new theory of Government, and even as the downfall of slavery. Therefore it is that the election of Mr. Lincoln cannot be regarded otherwise than a solemn declaration, on the part of a great majority of the Northern people, of hostility to the South, her property and her institutions-nothing less than an open declaration of war-for the triumph of this new theory of Government destroys the property of the South, lays waste her fields, and inaugurates all the horrors of a San Domingo servile insurrection, consigning her citizens to assassinations, and her wives and daughters to pollution and violation, to gratify the lust of half-civilized Africans. Texas: … in this free government all white men are and of right ought to be entitled to equal civil and political rights; that the servitude of the African race, as existing in these States, is mutually beneficial to both bond and free, and is abundantly authorized and justified by the experience of mankind, and the revealed will of the Almighty Creator, as recognized by all Christian nations; while the destruction of the existing relations between the two races, as advocated by our sectional enemies, would bring inevitable calamities upon both and desolation upon the fifteen slave-holding states … None of this was new. In 1858, the eventual president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis threatened secession should a Republican be elected to the presidency: I say to you here as I have said to the Democracy of New York, if it should ever come to pass that the Constitution shall be perverted to the destruction of our rights so that we shall have the mere right as a feeble minority unprotected by the barrier of the Constitution to give an ineffectual negative vote in the Halls of Congress, we shall then bear to the federal government the relation our colonial fathers did to the British crown, and if we are worthy of our lineage we will in that event redeem our rights even if it be through the process of revolution. It is difficult for modern Americans to understand such militant commitment to the bondage of others. But at $3.5 billion, the 4 million enslaved African Americans in the South represented the country’s greatest financial asset. And the dollar amount does not hint at the force of enslavement as a social institution. By the onset of the Civil War, Southern slaveholders believed that African slavery was one of the great organizing institutions in world history, superior to the “free society” of the North.

    • native rights
      native rights

      And another thing the north had booming technology advances then the south the north had machinery for crops they were booming the south was struggling that's why they actually used slaves when the north wanted to stop it basically that would have stopped any economic structure if the north would have just given the south that technology and the south would have stopped slavery to make room for the age of machinery the war would have never happened and booth north and south would have prospered with out war but the north was greedy and selfish like a spoiled child.

    • native rights
      native rights

      @the matrix I can literally go all day with this my uncle is a history professor a true history professor I've read books that are of Harvard based I know my shit dude made you should learn yours you try to put everything down sophisticated but it's just bs let me guess you went to college for liberal arts am I right.

    • native rights
      native rights

      @the matrix so did the north the north had slaves as well no one talks about them using people for labor to create the war machine of the north it was OK for the north to have slaves and kill natives no one talks about that history or the history of slave owners of the south that gave black slaves there own land. after the war. gave them homes of there own there were bad slave owners and there were ones who gave them land housing and there freedom alot of the slave woman would raise the slave owners children. and the war had to do with states freedom had nothing to do with slavery it started with basically what's going on now northern states wanting southern states to follow there rules which was never going to happen look at what's happening now a days. the government started that war wanting to take over every individual state southern states weren't gonna have it north wanted to abolish slavery quote on quote but also it started with northern states taxing the he'll out of the south just like the British did slavery was also to do with it but what really started it wasn't any of that it was the first shot at fort Sumpter. the north was just in the wrong as the south actually alot more for what they did to the natives the blacks and the Irish.

  • Random Cabbit
    Random Cabbit

    So, I was taught that the Civil War started because of slavery, but it really started because the Confederate States left the Union and started taking over Federal property in their states? It was over freedom and decentralized power, with slavery being a secondary reason, then?

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      No. It’s over the states right to have slaves. That’s the reason nearly every state seceded.

  • Som Shubhra F3
    Som Shubhra F3

    A white guy does so much for the freedom of dark-skinned people- *gets assassinated* Twitter degenerates- AlL wHiTe MeN sHoUlD bE cAgEd

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      Now that there’s a strawman if I’ve ever seen one. No ones saying all white men should be caged. Your argument also goes both ways. A lot of white men also did so much to keep black people enslaved. I would recommend watching something other than newsmax

  • ArtMan Studios
    ArtMan Studios

    None of this is true every country likes to make up their own Theory and stories about war! If you have not been part of that war yourself and part of that experience then the only place you're getting all this information from our history books! Which can all be a big lie! Your history class is not to be trusted with anything they gave you or tell you. Without real evidence and not just a story. Americans are not the only ones who fought War or fight for their own country.

  • Marizen Flores
    Marizen Flores

    Who is name king USA

  • IRS
    IRS

    *Down south in the land of traitors-*

  • Cosima Brand
    Cosima Brand

    hi

  • Eric goldthrite
    Eric goldthrite

    Misleading thumbnail. Your colors for the states are swapped. The republicans were in the north which should be red and the democrats were in the south which should be blue.

    • Roger Out
      Roger Out

      Red is the aggressor on military maps.. parties didn't have colors back then.

    • Technoblade Fan
      Technoblade Fan

      Confederate flags: Red Union soldier clothing: Blue. That’s how it’s decided.

  • wcr
    wcr

    My teacher had always told me, that the union were democratic and the confederate, republic. Was I being lied to?

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      Technically yes. During the civil war, the union was republicans and the confederates were Democrats. There was a party flip after the civil war, so today’s republicans are more like the confederates and today’s democrats are more like the union.

    • Renee Ziegler
      Renee Ziegler

      Yes

  • Genghis Khan
    Genghis Khan

    10:17 Feminism in a nutshell

  • Sahil Khimal
    Sahil Khimal

    It is the the true form of teaching

  • Raphiel
    Raphiel

    You got to study more we were sold by African kings and queens first then they are like why buy them just steal them

  • Dorminster !
    Dorminster !

    Didn’t Abraham Lincoln slay vampires as well??

  • James Wyatt
    James Wyatt

    Proof the Victor writes history.

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      If anything, history is more sympathetic to the losers

    • Roger Out
      Roger Out

      How???

  • Jamie N
    Jamie N

    2:58 Red Dead 2 vibes

  • S6P Foundation
    S6P Foundation

    Did you ever notice that they don’t sit on chairs they just stand on them? Is that how old are used to “sit”on chairs in 1877

  • Casey H
    Casey H

    This and the channel ""History Summarized" are some of the best v content on here. For anyone looking for a "kinda" easy, humorous AND fun way to learn history. Gives me hope for this nation that so many people have watched/subscribed to this channel.....course in all likelihood its prolly a bunch of history buffs who already know much of this. Actually....I'm retracing my earlier statement. We're screwed lol (...wait that's not funny)

  • Casey H
    Casey H

    Why do i feel like the majority of the dislikes to this video are pissed off southerners who are pissed off that the video makes fun of how they talk via the misspellings on the protest signs? Oh, and jussstttt to throw another grenade in here(since the issue of states rights, slavery /racism is in NO WAY still a problem 160 years later) that the majority of dislikes of the video also happen to have voted for a certain Cheetoh- look alike.

  • Mark dove
    Mark dove

    This is your suicidal attitude

  • JewelIsUnbreakable
    JewelIsUnbreakable

    Hey i live in kentucky…SPOILER ALERT: Our KFC’s are worse here.

  • Aiden Wilcock
    Aiden Wilcock

    What about the time Canada had a tantrum and burned the White House down.

  • Markiyboi Del Cukut
    Markiyboi Del Cukut

    i thought the south were republicans not democrats

    • Jubaer A. Saad
      Jubaer A. Saad

      Back then south were Democrat and north were Republican

  • Nin Noah
    Nin Noah

    23:44 until his enemies are destroyed

  • Celia Liu
    Celia Liu

    Fun fact: Kentucky is shaped like a chicken leg.

  • Boeing Betty 24 Jetton lousie
    Boeing Betty 24 Jetton lousie

    Lee: GET OFF OF OUR TURF!

  • soda can_d
    soda can_d

    next hysory of india

    • Sudhanva Kashyap
      Sudhanva Kashyap

      "hysory"

  • nintendelia🌸
    nintendelia🌸

    america's having a civil war right now, left vs right

    • Technoblade Fan
      Technoblade Fan

      This isn’t a civil war, chill out. It’s called division, it’s not a civil war.

  • Kristi Robertson
    Kristi Robertson

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  • james drake
    james drake

    4:40 is what you were looking for

  • PogFloyd
    PogFloyd

    I just want the freedom to take away people's freedom

    • Kalashnikov 413
      Kalashnikov 413

      God said the exact same thing, but replaced ''people's'' to ''your''

  • PogFloyd
    PogFloyd

    8:23 don't care

  • The Hunter
    The Hunter

    Yea nord vpn gets you arrested by the MI6

  • wible wobly channel
    wible wobly channel

    The slaves who fought for America in revolution were also not given Freedom.

  • ww2
    ww2

    Kentucky friend chicken

  • Nicolás
    Nicolás

    17:24 yeah I can flex a nut too. Took me years.

  • Genesis, Doer of Things
    Genesis, Doer of Things

    This is one of the best neutral examinations of the American Civil War I've ever seen

  • Johnny Rottenpiss
    Johnny Rottenpiss

    Fun Fact: My GED class teacher told me to watch this.

    • wible wobly channel
      wible wobly channel

      Very lucky

  • Alexandre Jouan
    Alexandre Jouan

    Funny to see that conservatives haven’t changed at all...

  • who knows
    who knows

    6:14 that lamp…iykyk

  • Everett Sykes
    Everett Sykes

    Stowe was never exposed to slavery and her book was a pipedream. Rachel Carson comes in second place for lieing bullshit artist. Tell ya what kid take a few American history classes then get back to me.

  • ScareCr0w
    ScareCr0w

    It's always Texas and florida

  • LadysavagexXxX
    LadysavagexXxX

    Can we just take a moment to appreciate how much John Brown was with the shits? 🤣😂

  • Callejero3030
    Callejero3030

    Great video. However, while slavery was an issue between north and south. The largest issue that you did not mention at all, was the insane northern taxes that were levied on the southern states to pay for the North's industrialization. I always find it interesting how slavery is the only thing mentioned to make the southern states seem evil and wrong. The victor always gets to tell history how it wants.

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      The taxes your talking weren’t levied until after secession. The confederates seceded because they wanted to keep slaves.

    • Jubaer A. Saad
      Jubaer A. Saad

      @Callejero3030 So according to you they seceded for a different reason and started the war for a different reasons? And i didn’t ignore those, i plan to deal with them one at a time first let's deal with the morrill tariff and secession/war then the quote and then the treatment of immigrants

    • Callejero3030
      Callejero3030

      @Jubaer A. Saad oh im sorry, did you think that I didn't know there was a difference between when the states seceded and when the actual war kicked off? The Southern states and Northern fought for many years. TARIFFS were the main reason. Slavery was in debate as well. When the powers swung over to the Northern states along with the election of Lincoln the South seceded. A WHOLE YEAR went by. Then the Morrill Tariff was introduced and almost immediately afterward you had war. Also when that tariff was introduced mors states seceded and joined the Confederacy. Also, i noticed you kinda ignored those quotes.

    • Jubaer A. Saad
      Jubaer A. Saad

      @Callejero3030 The Morrill Tariff was adopted in March 2, 1861 and the first state seceded in December 20, 1860. Think Confederates Think

    • Callejero3030
      Callejero3030

      @Jubaer A. Saad we were discussing the tariffs placed on southern exports, and you can't just look at who paid the MOST. "My policy sought only to collect the Revenue (a 40 percent federal sales tax on imports to Southern States under the Morrill Tariff Act of 1861)." reads paragraph 5 of Lincoln's First Message to the U.S. Congress, penned July 4, 1861. "I have no purpose, directly or in-directly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so," - Abraham Lincoln, Mar 4, 1861. You keep telling yourselves that a thousands of white men from the North invaded the South because they cared about slaves. While they completely mistreated Chinese and Irish immigrants....yea they cared about the African ones lol. This like every war was about money.

  • TANJIRO
    TANJIRO

    I kinda like John Brown 👍

    • wible wobly channel
      wible wobly channel

      At least it he was better than McClellan

  • Phat Gus
    Phat Gus

    Robert e lee when he lost “dude uncool “

  • Golfen
    Golfen

    Grant the Unconditional would have also worked pretty well.

  • xiao Hui Zhong
    xiao Hui Zhong

    ok

  • Shoan Dutrieux
    Shoan Dutrieux

    But...but...but...MuH LoShT CaUzEz

  • GoldenPotato21
    GoldenPotato21

    funny how the south felt oppressed..

  • Paul St. Marie
    Paul St. Marie

    I thought the civil war was about stopping the vampires?

    • Deftones Mike
      Deftones Mike

      Finally! Someone with a sense of humor!!! 😆

  • Immortal
    Immortal

    😂😂

  • Immortal
    Immortal

    Martha is going to wedding

  • holly shit
    holly shit

    licking your elbow isn't imposible

  • Nathan White
    Nathan White

    Republicans are now a shadow of who they used to be and Lincoln would be ashamed if he saw it today.

    • Connor Sloan
      Connor Sloan

      That's because Lincoln was actually a liberal Republican.

  • Maxx playz
    Maxx playz

    7:34 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😝😝😝😝😝😂😂😂😂 uh oh

  • Maxx playz
    Maxx playz

    7:31 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Maxx playz
    Maxx playz

    7:28

  • Clark Hollingsworth
    Clark Hollingsworth

    The confederates did not lie and enter the sovereign waters of another nation….

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      @Clark Hollingsworth all the stuff I said, the south did before the war started.

    • Clark Hollingsworth
      Clark Hollingsworth

      @Mattska_2011 no it’s not, you act like they were just murdering them, they were fighting a war…

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      @Clark Hollingsworth it’s very much true. Very easy to look up as well.

    • Clark Hollingsworth
      Clark Hollingsworth

      @Mattska_2011 false

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      No they just stole stockpiles of guns and ammo, raided forts and opened fire on union soldiers with the intention to kill

  • job bot
    job bot

    6:46 his teeth

  • Kunal Kherajani
    Kunal Kherajani

    Hello, I'm a really big fan of yours from India, can you please do some videos on Indian History, anything you like, indus valley, golden age of India, Chandragupta or maratha empires, Mughal rulers or India's revolt against the British, anything you like, just please do some video on India, big fan of your work

    • Sidharth SR
      Sidharth SR

      this please

    • wible wobly channel
      wible wobly channel

      Am also waiting for that

  • Siena Marquis
    Siena Marquis

    I would actually go to school if they showed this

  • Evan winner
    Evan winner

    did you know that mcClellan was my great great grandfather

  • Advait's All in one channel
    Advait's All in one channel

    This came out just as my teacher started teaching about the Civil War so I just watched this lol. (BTW I GOT AN A LOL)

  • AAYUSHMAN CHATURVEDI
    AAYUSHMAN CHATURVEDI

    I think the photo of abe’s parents was nice to be animated

  • AAYUSHMAN CHATURVEDI
    AAYUSHMAN CHATURVEDI

    It came up again…… Government: ah shit here we go again

  • aidan comer
    aidan comer

    thank you for teaching me history better than school

  • nathan huang
    nathan huang

    is the nord vpn code still working

  • Mai Bui
    Mai Bui

    18:10:The first battle of bull run. Wait the Americans read jojo’s manga?

    • gaming guy
      gaming guy

      American comics not manga

  • Mai Bui
    Mai Bui

    I love how the newspaper text just says smash like and subscribe(I think)

  • Kirill Kupov
    Kirill Kupov

    The inquisitive firewall supposedly succeed because sugar unfortunatly move abaft a magical bumper. needless, giant bottom

  • Alfatih Pahlawi
    Alfatih Pahlawi

    2:43 wait you mean oversimplefied chareter has no niples??

  • jackgoldman1
    jackgoldman1

    Slavery, popular to save lives for prisoners of wars. Die or slavery. Slavery saved millions of lives. Slavery was common. Most slaves were sold into slavery by black coastal tribes. Now we are all born debt slaves. For some reason being born into debt slavery is just fine, stealing half of our children's lives with income taxes. Lincoln said he would have slavery if it kept the union. Lincoln never opposed slavery. Never. This is such a propaganda biased bigoted subject.

    • jackgoldman1
      jackgoldman1

      @Connor Sloan Lincoln: "If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that."

    • Mattska_2011
      Mattska_2011

      Lincoln was very opposed to slavery. He wanted to preserve the union above all else. Also, it shouldn’t matter how slaves got here. What matters is that they were treated like property in a nation that all men were supposedly equal

    • Connor Sloan
      Connor Sloan

      @jackgoldman1 "Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution of slavery-- the greatest material interest of the world."-Mississippi Order of Secession. Sure bud slavery was never an issue. Gods you're an idiot.

    • jackgoldman1
      jackgoldman1

      @Connor Sloan Documented fact. Do your homework. Slavery was never an issue. It was all about MONEY.

    • Connor Sloan
      Connor Sloan

      Well you're just wrong. LIncoln was always against slavery, he just didn't know how to do it seeing as it was constitutionally protected. Have you ever even read the letter you quoted? That Lincoln said he would slavery if it kept the Union together?

  • Yeezy Yankie
    Yeezy Yankie

    So John Brown, are you a good or a bad person John Brown: "Maybe"

  • Scanthy
    Scanthy

    Lying about the state of the moon was the one offense that got him. And for that his father would punish him severely

  • Bryan Sierra
    Bryan Sierra

    14:55 I cant believe you did a Lord of The Rings reference.

  • minecraft guy
    minecraft guy

    Who else has the last name of gorgeous McClellan

  • Jim Davern
    Jim Davern

    it’s john brown from the bills

  • the k ster
    the k ster

    my highschool history teacher acually showed us this video!!!

  • Andrew Justice
    Andrew Justice

    “Nine months and four days ago. My father brought forth upon my mother, himself“ is one of the grossest ways to say that your parents had sex… Which is already weird to think about, but that phrasing makes it soooo much worse

  • Sam
    Sam

    Who among me noticed Bat man's photo at the courtroom😂😂😂

  • Brendo Yeah
    Brendo Yeah

    They were not stolen They were sold Get the facts correct

    • Brendo Yeah
      Brendo Yeah

      KarlChe Prabhakaran from Africa Common historical fact Slaves were sold to all different countries

    • KarlChe Prabhakaran
      KarlChe Prabhakaran

      Man please list some sources for learning about American civill war

  • Adi C
    Adi C

    19:30 me who lives in the other historic lexington

  • William Lister
    William Lister

    ‘May the hand if the Devil strike you down, you are destroying this country. Damn you, very breath you take, love from, GRANDMA!!!’

  • Harold Haas
    Harold Haas

    You shouldve made Lincoln a lot taller than everybody else. He was 6'4".

  • Marie Blade
    Marie Blade

    An episode of the history of the USAs political parties should be covered.