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  • Peabody's Improbable History: The Great Wall of China

    world history
    chinese history
    great wall of china
    Mr. Peabody and Sherman travel to the year 214 BC on the borderline of China and Mongolia. They visit Louie to tell him to build the Great Wall of China to block out the Mongols from visiting.

  • Peabody's Improbable History: Surrender of Cornwallis

    american history
    the american revolution
    surrender of cornwallis
    Peabody and Sherman visit America near the end of the Revolutionary War. They find out that Cornwallis cannot surrender because he lost his sword, so they help him find it. This is a comical take on the events that transpired on October 19, 1781, when British General Charles Cornwallis formally surrendered 8,000 British soldiers and seamen to a French and American force at Yorktown, Virginia. Cornwallis' surrender brought the American Revolution to a close.

  • Crash Course: World History: The Roman Empire

    world history
    ancient rome
    the roman empire
    John Green explains how Rome had great power and influence before it officially became an empire. He explains how Rome gained the characteristics of an empire by engaging in, and winning, the Punic Wars.

  • Crash Course: World History: Foundations of the Roman Empire

    world history
    ancient rome
    foundations of rome
    John Green discusses the foundations of the Roman Empire, including its government and social structure.

  • History of the World: Part I: Poverty in Paris

    french history
    french revolution
    In this comic take on the poverty in Paris on the eve of the French Revolution, the French people are desperate to make ends meet.