Seven Years' War: Episode 2/2 | Animated History

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Reiners, Ludwig. Frederick the Great: a biography. Putnam, 1960.
Anderson, Fred. Crucible of war: the Seven Years' War and the fate of empire in British North America, 1754-1766. Vintage, 2007.
Danley, Mark H. & Speelman, Patrick J. The Seven Years’ War- Global Views. Brill, 2012.
Mullen Jr., Thomas J. “Seven Years’ War: Battle of Wandiwash,” Military History, 1994.
Harvey, Robert. Clive: The Life and Death of a British Emperor. Sceptre, 1999.
Dawn without End by Zach Heyde
Antonio Salieri, Twenty six variations on La Folia de Spagna
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Matthias Bamert, as conductor
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  • Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: Corrections: 1. Brandenburg Gate wasn't finished until 1791. 2. The United States Federal Government doesn't have an "official language," but the defacto official language is English. English is the official language in many US states.

    The Armchair HistorianThe Armchair HistorianYıl önce
    • Fix audio and loud background please.

      Hayden HHayden H3 aylar önce
    • 3:50 The writer was right to threaten you.

      Dr. PepisDr. Pepis10 aylar önce
    • Why is the crest of Elizabeth the Second on the Throne at 4:01?

      Moritami KamikaraMoritami Kamikara11 aylar önce
    • The Armchair Historian Man you are one of my favourite youtubers. I just like the style you do your videos

      محمد حسين علي احمودمحمد حسين علي احمودYıl önce
    • So do those guns behind your desk work?

      Matthew ArensonMatthew ArensonYıl önce
  • Anybody notice the bf5 music?

    Marie NunezMarie Nunez29 gün önce
  • As a Brit, I find it concerning that we were involved in pretty much every major conflict ever. And find it cool that we almost never lost.

    Brandon HeyBrandon Hey2 aylar önce
  • Sum weak facial hair bro

    Nathan WorthingtonNathan Worthington4 aylar önce
  • Damn Russia got the entire squad laughing even the nerdy history guy 10:30

    Derpy DogDerpy Dog4 aylar önce
  • Really Russia?

    NietabsNietabs5 aylar önce
  • any leader who wears a tricone/bicone is usually a great one in colonial history

    yumsyums6 aylar önce
  • 13:36 when you force to speak English properly

    Phillip hadar JamelarinPhillip hadar Jamelarin7 aylar önce
  • The Royal Navy had something to do with it.

    aol.comaol.com8 aylar önce
  • I hurt

    J'aime mon PaysJ'aime mon Pays9 aylar önce
  • Nice video. Nice job guy.

    Broken BridgeBroken Bridge9 aylar önce
  • Have you talk about WWI? Because I don’t find nothing in you channel

    A GjeloA Gjelo9 aylar önce
  • why it seems Prussia is fighting against everyone while British is collecting colonies

    Heran ShenHeran Shen10 aylar önce
  • amazing 2 episodes

    Liam Cabrera NystedtLiam Cabrera NystedtYıl önce
  • Монголчуудын хүч чадлыг Оростой юу гэж зүйрлүүлдэг вэ ⚔

    Wilhelm Friedrich IWilhelm Friedrich IYıl önce
  • This guy deserves more recognition, probably my favourite channel.

    BenBenYıl önce
  • I feel bad for the British of which they will be betrayed by the 13 states

    Drew SennaDrew SennaYıl önce
  • What is the song at 2:48?

    OfficiallyJollyOfficiallyJollyYıl önce
  • “Game of Throned her husband” hahaha.

    MichaelWilliamHMichaelWilliamHYıl önce
    • Ikr? I loled right there

      Jill's SandwichesJill's SandwichesYıl önce
  • I always thought that the Prussians should have allied with the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth. You can call me stupid if that was impossible.

    Conrad HansenConrad HansenYıl önce
  • Why was this not called world war 1

    Chris Twum-AmpofoChris Twum-AmpofoYıl önce
  • Poland is like what ever leave me in peace

    NapoleonBonaparteNapoleonBonaparteYıl önce
  • Did I just hear "I Vow To Thee My Country" starting at 2:47?

    Thomas v. Z.Thomas v. Z.Yıl önce
    • Yea

      Diego MagellanDiego Magellan3 aylar önce
  • Ugh, Russia always had some troubles with rulers during win-win wars

    ErieErieYıl önce
  • Imagine being a civilian back then

    helloCREEPhelloCREEPYıl önce
  • Prussia fighting a 4 front war even before hitler lol

    Caleb AleCaleb AleYıl önce
  • So the American Revolution and the confusing historical crapstorm that followed all happened because a Russian monarch wanted a pointless medal. FML

    Alex ErnstAlex ErnstYıl önce
  • What happened between 10:00 to 11:30 are Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 3 levels of ridiculous Lmao. Russia pulled an Italy way before the Pizza lovers even existed hahaha

    Strike OneStrike OneYıl önce
  • 9:50 St Isaac's Cathedral and monument to Nicholas I were built a century later.

    nts821nts821Yıl önce
  • What is name of the song in 1:23 ? Thanks

    choverovchoverovYıl önce
  • Elizabeth The Empress of Russia, rest in peace, Stalin corrected the mistake of Peter the Third, East Prussia no longer exists, the German nation is neutered!

    Махач СултановМахач СултановYıl önce
  • *Prussia carrying the alliance* England: “uh lol u noob good luck alone“ Prussia: “ok chumms, lets do this *LEEERROOOYYYYY JENKINNNS*“

    Fetts4ckFetts4ckYıl önce
  • Hey what’s the song to your intro ?

    The Gentle tyrantThe Gentle tyrantYıl önce
  • 'Sweden you spineless bastards' must have been a thing some Frenchmen said.

    Sin BurnerSin BurnerYıl önce
  • 6:05 *EXCUSE ME WTF* That is.... weird to see

    ArmaholicArmaholicYıl önce
  • Peter the 3rd aka the fanboy

    Changchen YuChangchen YuYıl önce
  • Summary of part 2: “WTF is going on in Russia?”

    Sebastian YuSebastian YuYıl önce
  • World War Beta

    DrewPicklesTheDarkDrewPicklesTheDarkYıl önce
  • This is really well done and very interesting. Cheers

    Curious FiendCurious FiendYıl önce
  • Your videos are great and i really enjoy them, but please could you use the correct Union Jack flag for the flag of the UK?

    Rob BarclayRob BarclayYıl önce
  • You’re historia civilis aren’t you?

    Drusus MagnusDrusus MagnusYıl önce
  • I never realized the 7 years war was a world wide conflict kinda like a 1700s world war.

    Brady ShaverBrady ShaverYıl önce
  • Prussia: Come on Mate lets go come on! Russia: *Shakes in fear* France: *Sweats*

    BluChickenStudiosBluChickenStudiosYıl önce
  • Bless the writer

    moer900moer900Yıl önce
  • So....germany+britain vs whole world=germany britain win

    Moritz KMoritz KYıl önce
    • @J'aime mon Pays doesnt change anything, you said that napoleon would win against something like that

      Moritz KMoritz K8 aylar önce
    • @Moritz K 7 coalitions for win vs Napoléon... SEVEN

      J'aime mon PaysJ'aime mon Pays8 aylar önce
    • @J'aime mon Pays but still napoleon/france lost against europe

      Moritz KMoritz K8 aylar önce
    • @Moritz K 1 defeat... (+trafalgar but it is a Villeneuve defeat) Austerlitz, Auerstadt, Eylau, Wagram, Lena,... So many victories !

      J'aime mon PaysJ'aime mon Pays8 aylar önce
    • @J'aime mon Pays but you said that napoleon/france win against all of europe, but they where defeated at waterloo by european powers

      Moritz KMoritz K8 aylar önce
  • 3:21 The way that guy is holding the other guy

    RealmartRealmartYıl önce
  • This war can be called the World War Zero.

    Marshal LambMarshal LambYıl önce
  • Two things: One, Peter III was German, and hated all things Russian. He was also obsessed with military things in general, so he was a great admirer of Frederick. Second, there is no evidence that Catherine had her husband murdered. Yes, it would have helped her, but it was likely her overzealous court favorites that did it. It’s a common misconception that Catherine ordered his death.

    Jack TingeyJack TingeyYıl önce
    • Jack Tingey she pardoned the assassin I think that says enough

      FrogChipFrogChipYıl önce
  • Solidly mediocre is effectively "good" of you fight 3 superpowers and their minions at once.

    5Andysalive5AndysaliveYıl önce
  • The United States does not have an official language.

    Grace NeilitzGrace NeilitzYıl önce
  • Prussia had to fight four European powers and miracle struck twice because gott mit der König, Gott mit das Vaterland

    Freidheim of PrussiaFreidheim of PrussiaYıl önce
  • 12:40 - Wait, wait, wait, wait! Spain had everything west of the Mississippi? Then why did the Louisiana Purchase involve France? New Orleans, okay. But, EVERYTHING else?!

    Conroy PawConroy PawYıl önce
    • In 1763 France and England made the treaty of Utrecht.Louisianna and the whole middle of what is now U.S. went to Spain.New Orleans stayed French.In 1800-1801 a secret treaty forced on the Spanish by Napoleon Bonaparte,the treaty of San Ildefonso gave it all back to the French.In 1803 Napoleon reneged his promises to Spain and needing money sold it all for $15Million to the U.S. My ancestor was a French soldier in Canada in 1665 and we are still here.Cheers.

      TheotterguyTheotterguyYıl önce
  • can you do a video about battle of selferino and the founding of red cross?

    mark peracullomark peraculloYıl önce
  • @3:05 That’s Jupiter, a Japanese song.

    Dominique HipolitoDominique HipolitoYıl önce
    • Tea Thot That song is set to the tune of Jupiter, which is the original score. See “The Planets.”

      Dominique HipolitoDominique Hipolito5 aylar önce
    • It's "I Vow To Thee My Country" a English patriotic song

      Tea ThotTea Thot5 aylar önce
  • Love the background music here for Britain.

    Andrew LaChapelleAndrew LaChapelleYıl önce
  • when your husband is a dumass and joins the prussians

    toxic squirreltoxic squirrelYıl önce
  • No mention of sweden bleshphemy!

    Daniel Vedberg SekulicDaniel Vedberg SekulicYıl önce
  • Great videos! I’m hooked. Love the classical music and trivia bits.

    Tubby ButtermanTubby ButtermanYıl önce
  • Silesia??

    Sachin BangaruSachin BangaruYıl önce
  • How do you spell sylisia??

    Sachin BangaruSachin BangaruYıl önce
    • Mein Schlesierland

      NattygsbordNattygsbordYıl önce
    • Silesia

      NattygsbordNattygsbordYıl önce
    • Schlesien

      boahkeinbockmehrboahkeinbockmehrYıl önce
  • Prussia: we ded Britain: yeah whatever

    Freidheim of PrussiaFreidheim of PrussiaYıl önce
  • I appreciate the fact that you mostly used British music during this video :D

    The Queen's GuardThe Queen's GuardYıl önce
  • Peter III truly didn't live up to his name

    Nightfairy FTWNightfairy FTWYıl önce
  • "The hour was late, and the animes were at the door." OMAGOD NOOOOO...

    Hélicon GremoryHélicon GremoryYıl önce
  • Ah so that was why Hitler believed in endsieg, he was just hoping the Russians would just switch sides

    FrogChipFrogChipYıl önce
  • That map of Europe be looking like EU4 border gore

  • TeCHniCallY the United States doesn't have an official language

    Joe CollettiJoe CollettiYıl önce
  • It also reached south east asia, where the British East India Company took the city of manila of the Philippines from Spain. Spain faced numerous rebellions at the time coming from three different regions plus the constant raid of the moors from the south of the island. Spain won though, although it was most likely due to the peace treaty they had signed with britain. Causing the British forces to withdraw back to India.

    Bean RatBean RatYıl önce
  • America owes Britain a great debt! And they thanked them by declaring independence because they didn't want to pay tax to help pay off the cost of the war the British fought for them!

    Kelborn XxKelborn XxYıl önce
    • @Dod o "ah yes, the classic “I can’t counter the argument so I will misrepresent it” While you also brought up my username ironically as if that refutes everything i said. Classic Strawman, just accept you have no idea what you're talking about and carry on with your empire, wallow in self pity and cry because you're not a super power anymore.

      🇺🇸murica🇺🇸🇺🇸murica🇺🇸2 aylar önce
    • @Dod o In Chapter 7 of Their Finest Hour Churchill enumerates the equipment losses at Dunkirk as including 90,000 rifles, amounting to personal arms for over 25% of the evacuated men. He also notes further along that the territorial troops that had been raised and begun training over the preceding 8 months were at best only partially equipped with personal arms, and nowhere near well enough equipped in early June, 1940, to be assigned combat duty. There were apparently no significant stock of any weapons in Britain at that time, due to the disarmament policies of the preceding decade and a half. The impression I get from reading Churchill's description is that as opposed to the British requesting a specific number of rifles, they inquired of the U.S.A. how many spare might be available - and when told half a million agreed to purchase all of them. So the quantity of 500,000 is not so much specification of an immediate need, as a quantity not unreasonable to acquire in expectation of need. What was it about the Canadians being the ones to do such? Oh right, youre incorrect.

      🇺🇸murica🇺🇸🇺🇸murica🇺🇸2 aylar önce
    • @Dod o But hey, i understand your brit pride was hurt but facts do not support your stance on the subject.

      🇺🇸murica🇺🇸🇺🇸murica🇺🇸2 aylar önce
    • @Dod o $31,387.1 million in aid was sent to Britain by the USA. The classic counter to your arguement, you're welcome. Surely someone as smart as you would understand that it was clearly a total not the amount specifically sent to Britain to show you how crucial the USA was in winning the war on BOTH fronts.

      🇺🇸murica🇺🇸🇺🇸murica🇺🇸2 aylar önce
    • @Dod o Wow, Canada's $4.4 Billion equals $31.4 Billion in your eyes huh?

      🇺🇸murica🇺🇸🇺🇸murica🇺🇸2 aylar önce
  • When wealth moves borders, shifts alliances and decides the fate of entire peoples at a time, being the wealthiest means absolute power. Ties to every government around the world, at least, the stable ones, and owing favors to none, but all owing favors to us... We could have been so much more. But we gave it all up. Because we didn't care. We're a joke now, sure, but a king's hand never loosens it's grip. Sometimes i wonder, do people still look beyond borders?... Or do you not care about anything further than them?

    VolvithVolvithYıl önce
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