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In which John Green teaches you about European Imperialism in the 19th century. European powers started to create colonial empires way back in the 16th century, but businesses really took off in the 19th century, especially in Asia and Africa. During the 1800s, European powers carved out spheres of influence in China, India, and pretty much all of Africa. While all of the major (and some minor) powers in Europe participated in this new imperialism, England was by far the most dominant, once able to claim that the "sun never set on the British Empire." Also, they went to war for the right to continue to sell opium to the people of China. Twice. John will teach you how these empires managed to leverage the advances of the Industrial Revolution to build vast, wealth-generating empires. As it...
In 1492, when the Americas were discovered, a new era of European-based colonialism set fourth which eventually saw the continent control most of the World's surface by the 1920s, after which colonies gradually gained independence until the 1990s. This video covers that journey. -------------------------------------------------------------- Music: Glorious Morning Glorious Morning 2 (https://www.youtube.com/user/waterflame89)
Historical timeline of territories colonized by European powers, the United States and Japan from 1492-2008. Colonial powers and empires shown in this animation: Portugal, Spain, France, Netherlands, England/UK, Russia/USSR, Ottoman Empire/Turkey, Denmark, United States, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Japan Credits: Map Images: from Wikipedia Author: Andrei nacu. Public domain. Music: Kevin MacLeod, "Dangerous" Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
In the late 19th century, Europe's imperial powers split up an entire continent and the ramifications can still be seen today. What if Europe never colonized Africa? What if the Scramble for Africa Never Happened? Here is one scenario. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AlternateHistoryHub?ty=h Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alternatehistoryhub?ref=bookmarks Twitter: https://twitter.com/AltHistoryHub Music by Sam Kuzel: https://soundcloud.com/samkuzel Empire Izz.
Interviews with Joshua Cole, new co-author of WESTERN CIVILIZATIONS Question: How did European powers justify the negative consequences of colonialism? For more podcasts and a transcript of this interview, visit the Western Civilizations StudySpace Website: http://www.wwnorton.com/college/history/western-civilization17/
Europe has left virtually no land untouched, and it's legacy of colonialism has had both positive and negative effects. So what if it never ended? Here is one scenario. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alternatehistoryhub/?ref=bookmarks Twitter: https://twitter.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AlternateHistoryHub?ty=h Music by Sam Kuzel and Cadre Crimson: https://soundcloud.com/samkuzel https://soundcloud.com/cadrecrimson
Croatian philosopher Srecko Horvat is going on a journey across Europe, searching for the connections between the crises he believes are tearing the continent apart. Unemployment, debt and an influx of refugees are often pointed to as the causes of a European identity crisis. But, Horvat asks, could they in fact be the results of it? He travels from Idomeni in Greece, where in 2015 refugees fleeing war and poverty entered Europe, to the dockyards of the Greek port of Pireaus, where workers' unions say they are fighting a new kind of privatisation, and from Romania, where people are fighting to protect their forests from international investment firms, to the City of London. Along the way, he argues that the real cause of Europe's identity crisis stems from the trauma of it colonising i...
An excellent overview of colonialism from the European perspective based on European newsreels from the 1930s. The newsreels emphasize the colonial mission of bringing health care, education, and general "care" for the native populations around the world as part of their "burden" of "civilizing" the world's savages. (Sources: PBS Series The People's Century--Freedom Now 1947).
An excerpt from the film Uganda Rising showing in a (very!) brief overview the utter decimation of Africa that took place via colonialism and the so-called "Scramble For Africa." Despite the film's focus on Uganda, I think this excerpt sheds light on just how much of the violence that we see today actually has a colonial/European precedent rooted in exploitation and racism. It's also an instructive lead in, I think, to Darfur in 10 Minutes: An Overview of the Conflict in Sudan. Uganda Rising was produced by Alison Lawton. It was directed by Jesse James Miller and Pete McCormack (me). Jesse also edited the film, and I wrote it. For more about the film, visit www.ugandarising.com.
Colonial powers — traditionally European — have left lasting legacies in the countries they once controlled, and often, it’s not for the best. But while the majority of nations have to deal with colonial legacies in some respect, a select few managed to escape colonial rule altogether. The following non-European countries were never ruled by a European country for any significant period between the year 1400 and the present. These countries are currently operating as sovereign and independent states. Here are 10 countries that were never colonized. 3d Colonizaion Intro By CG-Bro's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKoB7XQJwlo Hitler's plan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EmrKVKvJjA&feature=youtu.be CHECK OUT THEIR VIDEOS!! China Video Source :- BBC ______________________________________...
This video discusses the benefits colonialism brought to Africa. I wrote the script myself and created the audio, but I don't own the pictures used in this video. This is my third video this week, and I don't plan to slow down. I'm going to be uploading my videos frequently, so stay tuned and subscribe.
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Ever wonder what Africa would be like if it had never been colonized? In this video I do my best to describe it based on the knowledge that I have of African history: http://bigthink.com/strange-maps/africa-uncolonized Music: First song : "Left Alone" - Don Taylor Second Song: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music/track/epic https://www.facebook.com/FromNothingYT https://www.patreon.com/FromNothing Twitter: https://twitter.com/FromNothingYT Please support me so I can have more time and resources to make these videos: https://www.paypal.me/Kanoro
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Upon the arrival of Columbus in 1492 in the Carabean Islands, unknown to Columbus (and majority of the Eastern Hemisphere), he landed on Islands located in the middle of two huge continents now known has North America and South America that was teaming with huge Civilizations (that rivaled any in the world at that time) and thousands of smaller Nations and Tribes. With recent estimations, the population may have been over 100 million people that spanned from Alaska and Green Land, all the to the tip of southern South America. Pre Colombian North America (north of Mesoamerica): In Pre-Canada, most people lived along the coast, along the major rivers "I'll finishing editing this soon"
reupload from abuhmeid Centuries of European colonization in Africa, including a transatlantic slave trade that lasted well into the 19th century, came to an end as African countries gained their independence in the second half of the 20th century.
In which John Green teaches you about Imperialism, but not from the perspective of the colonizers. This week John looks at some Asian perspectives on Imperialism, specifically writers from countries that were colonized by European powers. We'll look at the writings of Sayyid Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani from the Middle East, Liang Qichao from China, and Rabindranath Tagore from India. these voices from the countries that were colonized give us a sense of how conquered people saw their conquerors, and gives an insight into what these nations learned from being dominated by Europe. It's pretty interesting, OK? A lot of this episode is drawn from a fascinating book by Pankaj Mishra called The Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia. You should read it. SUBBABLE MESSA...