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European History by CrashCourse

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Overview

In 50 episodes, John Green will teach you about European History to give you an overview of Europe’s history and connection with the world from 1450 to the present. This course is based on the AP European History Course Description and college-level Introduction to Western Civilization curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

*Examine European events from 1450 to the present from multiple perspectives
*Explain the relative historical significance of specific historical developments in relation to a larger pattern of continuity and/or change.
*Apply historical thinking skills to topics like the Renaissance, Reformation, Exploration, Scientific and Philosophical Developments, Political Revolutions, War and Ideology.
*Analyze how changes in beliefs about the nature of the state and people’s relationship to it led to revolution and reform in Eastern and Western Europe.
*Develop arguments about the following themes in European History:
- Interaction of Europe and the World
- Commercial Developments
- Cultural and Intellectual Developments
- States and Other Institutions of Power
- Social Organization and Development
- National and European Identity
- Technological and Scientific Innovation

Syllabus

Crash Course European History Preview.
Medieval Europe: Crash Course European History #1.
Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2.
The Northern Renaissance: Crash Course European History #3.
The Age of Exploration: Crash Course European History #4.
Expansion and Consequences: Crash Course European History #5.
The Protestant Reformation: Crash Course European History #6.
Reformation and Consequences: Crash Course European History #7.
Commerce, Agriculture, and Slavery: Crash Course European History #8.
Catholic Counter-Reformation: Crash Course European History #9.
Witchcraft: Crash Course European History #10.
The 17th Century Crisis: Crash Course European History #11.
Scientific Revolution: Crash Course European History #12.
Absolute Monarchy: Crash Course European History #13.
English Civil War: Crash Course European History #14.
Dutch Golden Age: Crash Course European History #15.
Eastern Europe Consolidates: Crash Course European History #16.
The Rise of Russia and Prussia: Crash Course European History #17.
The Enlightenment: Crash Course European History #18.
Enlightened Monarchs: Crash Course European History #19.
18th Century Warfare: Crash Course European History #20.
The French Revolution: Crash Course European History #21.
Napoleon Bonaparte: Crash Course European History #22.
The Congress of Vienna: Crash Course European History #23.
The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course European History #24.
Reform and Revolution 1815-1848: Crash Course European History #25.
Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26.
Italian and German Unification: Crash Course European History #27.
Expansion and Resistance: Crash Course European History #28.
Migration: Crash Course European History #29.
Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30.
Modern Thought and Culture in 1900: Crash Course European History #31.
The Roads to World War I: Crash Course European History #32.
World War I Battlefields: Crash Course European History #33.
WWI's Civilians, the Homefront, and an Uneasy Peace: Crash Course European History #34.
Russian Revolution and Civil War: Crash Course European History #35.
Post-World War I Recovery: Crash Course European History #36.
Economic Depression and Dictators: Crash Course European History #37.
World War II: Crash Course European History #38.
World War II Civilians and Soldiers: Crash Course European History #39.
The Holocaust,Genocides, and Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course European History #40.
Post-War Rebuilding and the Cold War: Crash Course European History #41.
Post-World War II Recovery: Crash Course European History #42.
Decolonization: Crash Course European History #43.
Revolutions in Science and Tech: Crash Course European History #44.
Protests East and West: Crash Course European History #45.
The Soviet Bloc Unwinds: Crash Course European History #46.
The Fall of Communism: Crash Course European History #47.
Europe in the Global Age: Crash Course European History #48.
21st Century Challenges: Crash Course European History #49.
What History Was, Is, and Will Be: Crash Course European History #50.

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