The American Civil War - OverSimplified (Part 1)

31. jan. 2020
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  • 8:20 well the liberal north did want to set them free and stop the cruelty but ok

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  • God, tt's been oversimplified.....incorrectly actually

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  • "But Jesus knew their thoughts, and said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand." Matthew 12:25

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  • I saw what you did there with the chicken 🤣🤣🤣

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  • Why aren’t the old men featured here shirtless?

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  • What a speech baby lincoln

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  • I learned more in this 20 minute video than 2 weeks of social studies class nice video! I mean it’s not hard to beat the American school system XD

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  • More simplified... US GRANT won and save the USA and freed the slaves

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  • How about actually showing the truth on your maps. That is that the south was blue not red. Lincoln was Republican for God's sake

    Richard DelisleRichard DelislePred 7 urami
  • Never heard that much bullshit ever

    Gabin BurryGabin BurryPred 7 urami
    • What are you talking about

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  • Why southerns are bald and northerns have cool hair?

    Özgür GülÖzgür GülPred 7 urami
  • Not stolen from Africa sold by Africans to arabs and whites

    Wayne PlaceWayne PlacePred 7 urami
  • Same mentality in 2021! White man will never get satisfied unless he controls everything. The worst of all.

    Macalin BashirMacalin BashirPred 7 urami
  • capitalism vs feudalism, capitalism won end of story. that was what the civil wars was about.

    GaussianformGaussianformPred 8 urami
    • What are you talking about, the US was never a feudalist society lol

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  • A fun clip that brings tears to my eyes

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  • You made my day with all your humor!

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  • Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

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  • North vs south is still a problem in America:/

    KiriuuKiriuuPred 9 urami
  • The Rebublucan party is way worse than Lincoln wanted

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  • They could’ve been bad back then, but now they are great

    Tricia LaPlanteTricia LaPlantePred 10 urami
  • Democrats aren’t bad

    Tricia LaPlanteTricia LaPlantePred 10 urami
  • Republicans would have carte blanche now if they just worked their field themselves back then.... No... Let's get some lazy N.... abroad.... Kinda what Europe has done the whole time. Man history is such a joke... Hate this planet.

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  • Basically US history is a fckn joke...

    Shoedi LShoedi LPred 10 urami
  • Knowing the real, long form of the history makes this video that much funnier!😂😂

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  • Who lost those battle plans? Lol

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  • I don't want to ruffle any feathers... The feathers... Are already... RUFFLED! Yes, right now, here, in 2021, this! Also, 160 years later and we are STILL dealing with white supremacists trying to take the Capitol? WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE!?! 😠

    Pat MerrimanPat MerrimanPred 13 urami
  • Omg I was born in 12 feb

    Uday ChauhanUday ChauhanPred 13 urami
  • "What's so civil about war?" -a famous song

    Giordan DiodatoGiordan DiodatoPred 13 urami
  • Great educational videos! Can you make a Civil War series like Liberty's Kids?

    Helen FuHelen FuPred 14 urami
  • Republicans went from not racist to racist and for democrática went from racist to not racist

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  • 23:40 the reason he was a good president is actually his cheekbone

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  • United States of America are still paying off civil war.

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  • Full of bs.

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  • A second Civil War is inevitable at this point. Like Thanos.

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  • I find it interesting that under the "free states" you choose the democrat blue color and the "slave states" Rebublican red when it was the Democrats who kept slaves. Feels manipulative.

    Arti CunoArti CunoPred 20 urami
    • How is it a lie? The south votes more republican now and people of colour vote mostly democrat

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    • We all deserve it

      Arti CunoArti CunoPred 8 urami
    • "The great shift" is a democratic lie. They've always controlled media. I really don't care anymore. Let the country burn

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    • @Arti Cuno It did... That's a fact

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    • Sure it did buddy

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  • Virginia now will go with the American North.

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  • people rode out to WATCH IT? spectaclist idiots.

    HighStimulationHighStimulationPred 21 uro
    • HighStimulation Well you have to take into account the times, people really did not have much to do to pass the time, or be entertained.

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  • There's nothing questionable about Lincoln's poem, it's a shitpost. LOL YOU'RE DUMB, YOU READ THIS. Fuckin' legend.

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  • interesting that the political parties differed so much back then. Which reMINDS me... Did you know, in 19th century Germany, "nationalism" (a key component of nazism) began not as a far right idea, but a left-wing one? It was only decades later that it became corrupted and rotten and hateful as we know it today.

    HighStimulationHighStimulationPred 21 uro
  • A vast amount of slaves were sold to slave traders and transported to north and south America.

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  • I believe the man that found Robert E. Lee's order to march on the cigar never got credit for it, he didn't even get to smoke the cigar, and apparently was most likely a casualty of war.

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  • There's always that one guy that an entire conflict can be pin pointed to, in this case he's an antihero.

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  • Is cereal a soup?

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  • I love this channel

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  • Humble presidents are the best

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  • The battle of Gettysburg

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  • Glad you had Maryland as blue but actually we were neither as state was divided only DC kept us from being south oh I see only blue in thumbnail. Slavery was bad but those people were sold by their own people not stolen like you said

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  • If you had won the election could we leave South: nou becuz tats nut hew vectum wurks

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  • *me knowing I am related to Honest Abe and Jeff Davis* I'm playing both sides so that way I always win

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  • We need another

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  • Cant wait for oversimplified Vietnam war.

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  • This is basically nationalism vs sectionalism

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  • 19:50 suppressed media from printing articles sympathetic about the south

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  • Glad this came out on my birthday

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  • Any historical video that uses the word "boink" gets an upvote from me.

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  • I had to laugh at "over simplified (part 1).

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  • Yo that’s crazy my last names bedell I haven’t seen or met any else with the last name besides my family

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  • Boy, that infallible Lincoln with his respectful, calm and sensitive demeanor sure does remind me of Donald Trump. 😕

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  • Terrible President!

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  • Well... I'm ready for Civil War Pt. 2 I'm 43 yrs old and outside of the civil war, I can't think of a time where this country has been this divided. I don't think that anything is going to mend the wounds that have been inflicted in the last 10 years, and mostly in the last 4. To have one half of the country tell the other half they are the epitome of evil simply for having a different view is NOT going to end well. Especially when that is reinforced by media outlets for 4 years. I hope Trump runs again and I hope that the people of the left, the supposedly tolerant and inclusive party, accepts all diversity INCLUDING intellectual diversity. It is ironic that you have a group whose supposed existence is to stomp out fascism, and they are following the Fascism for Dummies handbook step by step. People on the right need to show up more instead of being complacent.

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    • @Apollo I don't approve of bigotry or hatred in any form. Unfortunately that doesn't stop people from being soon as some people realize that you cannot legislate morality, the more effective we can be, by focusing on things we CAN for the better of the country.

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    • @Kevin Ashley I’m a communist and you should say no to bigotry

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    • @Godslayer 5658 oh you have mistaken me sir. The two party system is the worst thing to happen to this great country. BOTH parties have their blame. But from my perspective, the Dems and the left have gone so far away from the constitution, I don't even recognize it anymore. The earliest president I remember is Reagan, but Clinton wasn't horrible. I wouldn't have voted for him, but he did an ok job. He lucked out with the Dot Com bubble, but that's a whole other rant, lol. I tell my family and friends all the time - I don't agree with all of the Republicans stances, I just happen to agree with them on more things than with Democrats. My wife didn't know a single thing about politics pre-2016. I never spoke with her of my political leaning since she never showed an interest. Half way through the 2016 election year, she says to me, " why does the Democrats loathe the Republicans with such hatred. I don't really see the Republicans get that nasty toward Democrats." Then after the whole BLM/antifa groups and the hands up don't shoot BS, she asked me what she needs to do to vote. The left and right have their insane groups, it's just the Dems have let those in their party define their party. I would prefer a third party that is more strictly constitutional. But at the end, whoever is leading the country, I hope they succeed. Hoping for their failure just because we disagree on the path, that's just cutting off your nose to spite your face.

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    • Kevin Ashley Wow, I mean it’s not like the right hasn’t been calling the ‘left’ nothing but radical lefties, liberals, socialist, commies, even saying liberals have a mental disease simply for being liberals for the past 10 years- But no, it’s only the lefts fault, the right definitely has not had Fox News for the past 10 years trashing on everything left- Nope, the right wing is totally innocent, yet pretty sure they gave Obama a full chance when he won the election, Yep-

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  • Fun fact about the underground railway. Some Canadian farmers. Would buy slaves and bring them back to Canada and go " You can be free or stay and work for us." Heard this story from my grandfather. Oh who was a Canadian dairy farmer.

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  • 5:43

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  • Funny how? Like I'm here to amuse you?!?🤣😂😂🤔

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  • All of my 9-11 grade US history in 1 29 min video

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  • The American Civil War? Which one? The one in 1861 or the one in 20??

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  • This guy rarely posts but when he does everyone loves it

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    • R u from the us?

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  • "Anti slavery northerners"? You mean Republicans? 🤦‍♂️

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    • A political realignment happened in the 60's

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  • At 8:10, why is states in red? It should be blue. You know that. Don't be a revisionist.

    JeffyJeffyPred dnevom
    • The colors he used have nothing to do with political parties. The Union uniform was primarily blue. The confederate uniform was grey. Blue versus grey doesn't look as good as blue versus red, so he used red for the confederates. Or maybe he just picked those two colors and assigned them randomly! Nothing to do with our current political parties

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  • did you not know during this war the first submarine was made they only used it to sink ships but it sank in the ocean on its first misson

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  • Teachers be like 2:04

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  • Good vid

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  • Pray for civil war . No war no rights no america

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    • No law by any man . Never meant to have to answer to no man we were created or started or born or came from computer but we was born equal with no man above the other black or white tall or short we began free

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    • @Rick Lucas What law are you referring to? The Thora or Shariya?

      Maxet1000Maxet1000Pred 7 urami
    • I live by gods law not criminal but I do not use drivers license I don't pay to hunt free animals . Live free I was born free when we white men came across the sea to bring death and misery we took their land and I'm place in couple hundred years look what we have ruined killed and killing

      Rick LucasRick LucasPred 7 urami
    • @Rick Lucas Okay but no rights are being taken away and you already have all rights? And do you think there should not be laws besides the ten commandments or what are you saying? Or do you mean there should literally be no government?

      Maxet1000Maxet1000Pred 8 urami
    • Fight for all rights not s no infringement on freedoms no infringements I believe in ten laws gods gods only no govt for me

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  • It is misleading painting the south democratic red and the north republican blue!!!!

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    • @Colm McReynolds on this basis he could have picked back and white, green and red or orange and blue to show that 2 contrasting sides ( contrasting colors... red and blue are not contrasting colors) I do not buy this reasoning. Especially that today the red color is for the republicans and they are associated falsely with slavery and democrats are blue

      Kill4MDKill4MDPred 21 uro
    • The colors he used have nothing to do with political parties. The Union uniform was primarily blue. The confederate uniform was grey. Blue versus grey doesn't look as good as blue versus red, so he used red for the confederates. Or maybe he just picked those two colors and assigned them randomly! Nothing to do with our current political parties

      Colm McReynoldsColm McReynoldsPred dnevom
  • Very entertaining and somewhat factual. Cheers!

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  • 17:34 what do you mean unlock netflix and your favorite entertainment websites? I'm pretty sure you have to pay for netflix to use is that about?

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  • Americans love war so much that if they don't find any other country to fight with, they will fight among themselves

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    • @Jaydon Hersel it's a joke

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    • All wars just for money, not for a better life.

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    • Bruh the civil war was fought over getting rid of slavery 🤦‍♀️

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  • The new version is going to need to talk about peaceful protesters breaking into all the luxury stores, the same stores that spend millions in BLM support .

  • Wilmer McLain is my spirit animal.

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  • "politicians started carrying weapons for self defense...... And that's not a good sign".... Where have I seen that happening in 2021 huh. That's right the Capitol

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    • *cough cough* *lauren boebert

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    • Politicians should fear us not the other way

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  • 9:38 that’s from the Bible not Abe. Matthew 12:25

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  • "Stolen", more like sold by other Africans

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    • If the south didn’t buy them the Africans wouldn’t have sold them

  • The only thing I'd change is "stolen from their homeland". Unfortunately, they were enslaved by neighboring tribes and nations then sold to traders and shipped across the Atlantic. It would be more accurate to say "sold to other slavers".

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