Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

In which John Green teaches you about the American Revolution and the American Revolutionary War, which it turns out were two different things. John goes over the issues and events that precipitated rebellion in Britain's American colonies, and he also explores the ideas that laid the groundwork for the new American democracy. Find out how the tax bill from the Seven Years War fomented an uprising, how the Enlightenment influenced the Founding Fathers, and who were the winners and losers in this conflict.(hint: many of the people living in the Colonies ended up losers) The Revolution purportedly brought freedom and equality to the Thirteen Colonies, but they weren't equally distributed. Also, you'll learn about America's love affair with commemorative ceramics and what happens when rich white guys take the reins from reins white guys, and put together a society of, by, and for rich white guys.
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  • a lot of cute -a little content

    bruce fullerbruce fuller21 gün önce
  • Play at speed 0.75. Thank me later.

    Tameka WinchesterTameka Winchester25 gün önce
  • He was too fast.

    Aditya zzstu PatelAditya zzstu Patel26 gün önce
  • There's a tax for that.

    NaTahlia MillerNaTahlia MillerAylar önce
  • I’m still hurt about the tea ;(

    Slam_24Slam_24Aylar önce
  • Wow "we might have been better off and more free if Britain had won". Have you been keeping up with things over in europe?

    Tu NTu NAylar önce
  • american history is so fraudulent. americans stole the land of the natives and enslaved them and shat on them when it was their land gtfo out of here this is the worst type of history ive ever seen. the dark ages werent for the arabs the dark ages were meant for the spanish and christopher columbus

    youssef Alnaggaryoussef AlnaggarAylar önce
  • american history is so fraudulent. americans stole the land of the natives and enslaved them and shat on them when it was their land gtfo out of here this is the worst type of history ive ever seen. the dark ages werent for the arabs the dark ages were meant for the spanish and christopher columbus

    youssef Alnaggaryoussef AlnaggarAylar önce
  • After the american revolution the new government did not have a what ?? Help me

    Sakura 21Sakura 21Aylar önce
  • No taxation without representation! right US territories?

    hi boihi boiAylar önce
  • Nice but very fast understanding teacher

    om Kumar chandanom Kumar chandanAylar önce
  • Everything he said, I already knew because I played Assassin's Creed 3.

    Thomas ChungThomas ChungAylar önce
  • This is what I’m learning right now.

    Angela YanAngela YanAylar önce
  • The American Revolution was won with only 5% of Americans' support.They did not wait until the majority of colonists supported their secession from England. The Founding Fathers did not wait until they were democratically elected before they authored the US Constitution. The point I am trying to make is there are times you have to "fight fire with fire". To significant curtail and purge dictatorial traits and tendencies, dictatorial means will have to be employed if and when needed. America is not supposed to be a Democracy or democracy. It is supposed to be a dictatorship in which the dictates of the US Constitution and not the Will of the People via majority take precedence. Of course the unlawfully ratified 14th Amendment changed that in 1868. To re-establish basic and genuine Representative Democracy with a constitutional republic form of government, dictatorial means are often necessary. One cannot wait for consensus from the people, their elected representatives, or even rely on all the dictates of the US Constitution before one tries to establish genuine Representative Democracy with a constitutional republic form of government.

    Harsha SankarHarsha SankarAylar önce
  • Why does this guy think he’s funny

    Jasper McNultyJasper McNultyAylar önce
  • The ending got me. As it always does.

    Satya VivekSatya VivekAylar önce
  • 6:30 5:45 9:19

    macmae 22macmae 22Aylar önce
  • 1:12 1:28 2:17 3:31

    macmae 22macmae 22Aylar önce
  • Douche

    Rusty BakerRusty Baker2 aylar önce
  • He said that he speaks French like an idiot, I concur.

    Joonha ShcalJoonha Shcal2 aylar önce
  • Minor mistake there: At minute 9:10 you are using a painting depicting the German Philosopher Immanuel Kant, sitting at a table with his friends in Königsberg, then Germany, whilst talking about French enlightenment thinkers. Forgiven. ;-)

    Michael DietrichMichael Dietrich2 aylar önce
  • hi

    mr. nuggett2mr. nuggett22 aylar önce

      I’m tiredI’m tiredAylar önce
  • hi

    Alissa WillardAlissa Willard2 aylar önce
  • It is so annoying to me when people judge history and people of the past by the current ideas and knowledge. Even now in our culture we have thing happening that are appalling to humanity. We have no right to judge the people of the past too unkindly. And besides all of the principle founders, even those who inherited slaves and therefore were slave owners, were opposed to slavery, Thomas Jefferson purposed an antislavery plan that would have eliminated slavery within one generation. Our founding fathers were very wise in not pushing the slavery issue at the time. You have to learn to pick the most important battle at the moment. If you read their words you will see they wished slavery did not exist in America but they believed that in time it would be eradicated. Slavery was not an American problem. It was a world problem. It did not exist here because the American colonist were particularly evil. It came here with those coming from other places in the world. The American revolution was a revolution indeed and the ideas of liberty and quality were believed by the men who wrote those words.

    5 Maine Loons Family Publishng5 Maine Loons Family Publishng2 aylar önce
  • I just want to point out that Lin-Manuel Miranda didn't write "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." That is the first part of the Declaration of Independence, written in 1775/76 by Thomas Jefferson. btw it seems like some people here think it is a Hamilton reference, it isn't.

    Benjamin Mills-KnutsenBenjamin Mills-Knutsen2 aylar önce
  • Tea: Naw Drake meme format: Yeeeeeaaaah.

    Ethan CrossEthan Cross2 aylar önce
  • I always roll my eyes when 4th of July comes around. Why? Only one third of colonialists supported the revolution. Most Americans today would be sing God Save the King if this was 1776.

    J KJ K2 aylar önce
  • I have been forced to watch this by my history teacher, and its kinda just an annoying american man bashing the English for 11 minutes straight.. ;.;

    HollyLightninggoatHollyLightninggoat2 aylar önce
  • I doubt trump knows how to bowl, at least not well

    Ferintosh Farms PhotographyFerintosh Farms Photography2 aylar önce
  • The US declaration of independence along with the French revolution were the first time since the fall of the Roman Republic that relevant nations followed democracy. You might argue that the Dutch and the Swiss did that too but they weren't super powers of their day.

    User NameUser Name2 aylar önce
  • Who else is watching this for their online history class?

    Liya TheLostGamerLiya TheLostGamer2 aylar önce
  • Thanks

    Rifa FathimaRifa Fathima2 aylar önce
  • Thx for making everything fun

    brooklyns godestbrooklyns godest2 aylar önce
  • The jabs are subtle, but noted. Apple products are also produced in a fascist country so that sticker is misplaced at best.

    SpecTRe XSpecTRe X2 aylar önce
  • Its funny how the social justice stuff seems to dated in 2020..

    micheal hallmicheal hall2 aylar önce
  • all im able to think of is hamilton refs

    Brianna HillBrianna Hill2 aylar önce
  • lol je suis kont sam pou lol ahhahahahahahaaaaaaa

    Kolarz BurkeKolarz Burke2 aylar önce
  • unfortunately next week we will be in France and japal francecom us idiot

    Fayzan AsifFayzan Asif2 aylar önce
  • 2:55 lol

    Fayzan AsifFayzan Asif2 aylar önce
  • New blues clues

    SifeSife2 aylar önce
  • Stamping on the ground

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    SifeSife2 aylar önce
  • 1:38 3:36 3:53 7:57 10:19

    Jeongui (Justin) HongJeongui (Justin) Hong3 aylar önce
  • Nope. Mistaken slavery was rebranded. London did that. Debt. Stockmarket. We weren't better off still aren't but, good try thinking that way. Update your thought bubble, John. Just a suggestion. Remember old you from the past? He is still not there.... America is no doubt a hot mess. England ended the version of slavery the American South still had for propaganda to make us look worse. Wasn't hard to do but, they didn't end profiting off that economic structure. Simply hide the slavery a new way- ask India they remember. We weren't better off with a monarchy. Still aren't.

    Zesty AquaZesty Aqua3 aylar önce
  • These vids are really useful, thx

    Michael WallsMichael Walls3 aylar önce
  • so waht your saying is were all just f9,>ed.

    My Earth Survival GuideMy Earth Survival Guide3 aylar önce
  • oof the liberal spin is thick in this video

    teh_r4sereiteh_r4serei3 aylar önce
    • teh_r4serei that’s not entirely true.

      Will FWill F3 aylar önce
    • @Will F cool so ignore the fact that PA, MA, CT, RI and other passed antislavery laws in the 1770's which were vetoed by the king

      teh_r4sereiteh_r4serei3 aylar önce
    • teh_r4serei idk man, the British obviously brought slavery to the colonies, but it was not going to die out in the South anytime soon. Britain outlawed slavery long before the United States ever did, so I can see the logic behind his argument.

      Will FWill F3 aylar önce
    • @Will F i mean it starts with saying George Washington had slave teeth "implanted" in his jaw.. and the whole "slaves would have been free without a war", yea they could have been if the king didn't veto the colonies antislavery laws to begin with and didn't happen to have some trading company peddling humans as if they were tea.

      teh_r4sereiteh_r4serei3 aylar önce
    • teh_r4serei you think so? can you explain?

      Will FWill F3 aylar önce
  • Why are all of u so interested in this I just have this for homework

    Mary S.Mary S.3 aylar önce
  • you are funnyyyyyyyyy

    Zion MoormanZion Moorman3 aylar önce
  • 2:29 repeat until satisfaction

    Γ ΣΓ Σ3 aylar önce
  • John Green my favourite authooooooooor

    i’m shitheadi’m shithead3 aylar önce
  • England had to have a military operation to steal tea from china so that they could put it in India

    Joseph DouekJoseph Douek3 aylar önce

    Ella SElla S3 aylar önce
  • damn john really throwin shade on thought bubble at 4:17

    Ella SElla S3 aylar önce
  • Playback speed *2x*

    Dark RacerDark Racer3 aylar önce
  • Too many tangents, asides and jokes

    Stephen ZevonStephen Zevon3 aylar önce
  • who else is watching this because of your history teacher gave you the crash course assignment.

    Nathan MullinsNathan Mullins4 aylar önce
  • Minute one: why is he so against tea? Minute five: ah ok, he still believes tea makes you feminine

    Kateryna ShneidmillierKateryna Shneidmillier4 aylar önce
  • who here is just reading the comments

    Murali BalivadaMurali Balivada4 aylar önce
  • what he hears: work work work work what i hear: boring boring boring boring

    joaquin mendozajoaquin mendoza4 aylar önce
  • Hamilton fans????

    Harleen KhatkarHarleen Khatkar4 aylar önce

    Evan OpareEvan Opare4 aylar önce
  • Oof... John Green just called me out. I choose to drink Yamamotoyama green tea because I don't drink American beverages like Mountain Dew. Well...

    Kelli NakamuraKelli Nakamura4 aylar önce
  • Damn, were kinda assholes

    Visman117Visman1174 aylar önce
  • Y'all are talking about Hamilton references and Thomas Jefferson, but where. Are. The. Mongols?????

    Amir HabibAmir Habib4 aylar önce
  • litterly dis guy hates the usa

    Decepticons superiorDecepticons superior4 aylar önce
  • 2:35 dip, dip, potato chip. Dip, dip, potato chip. Dip, dip, potato chip. Promoted. Promoted! PROMOTED! PROMOTEEED!

    woodworker Royerwoodworker Royer4 aylar önce
  • Me: *watching this video before a test*

    Gacha DuoGacha Duo4 aylar önce
    • Gacha BreakDown fax

      Tyler BorgesTyler Borges3 aylar önce
  • Can someone just tell me the key points so I don’t have to hear the entire vid?

    Aracely GuerreiroAracely Guerreiro5 aylar önce
  • Not an more

    Christian ScholarChristian Scholar5 aylar önce
Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28