The American Civil War - OverSimplified (Part 1)

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  1. Meme Team leader
    Meme Team leader
    2 klukkustundum síðan

    The south didn't lose! They just merely failed to win!

  2. Ronit Chepuri
    Ronit Chepuri
    2 klukkustundum síðan

    George Washington: I'm the greatest president of all time Lincoln enters the chat...

  3. lets Learn Together
    lets Learn Together
    3 klukkustundum síðan

    So democrat are the bad guy, and republican are the good guy???.... Im not american guys, just want to know

  4. Amrit Saluja
    Amrit Saluja
    6 klukkustundum síðan

    Funny how .

  5. kennedy sellers
    kennedy sellers
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    the north was ahead of its time with that andconda plan and everything else

  6. Nathaniel Walters
    Nathaniel Walters
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Only here to state John Brown was NOT insane. Not in the slightest. Nobody who knew him, even those against him, would say that. John Brown was of sound mind and cared more for equality and equity than probably anybody of his time.

  7. Andrew Baughman
    Andrew Baughman
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    I wonder how many lost causers he's gotta deal with

  8. Isaiah Armour
    Isaiah Armour
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    4:29 look at that guy's schlong!

  9. Lucia Cervera G.Cantón
    Lucia Cervera G.Cantón
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    So sad to know that "upload a video every month" is one of the impossible things on the list

  10. Super Ludwig!
    Super Ludwig!
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    4:41 anyone gonna talk about this?

  11. Crown of Maddness
    Crown of Maddness
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    McClellan sounds like he has ✨Anxiety✨

  12. David Roddin
    David Roddin
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Actually Jesus was the first recorded person to say the house divided against itself could not stand,Lincon was quoting the Bible.

  13. Epic Memes are epic
    Epic Memes are epic
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    What I never understand is so people say The north states didn’t need slaves because they had factories not farms so they didn’t need slaves but why didn’t they use slaves for factories

  14. JasonVSJason2017
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Why do we say slaves were stolen from their homeland when Africa sold the slaves to the USA? Its odd they were selling their citizens as slaves and now somehow they are excused of that from history. We need to hold all parties accountable in slavery. The Sellers and the buyers.

  15. trty yteee
    trty yteee
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    Skillshare was the weapon that they did not know about

  16. Tomm y
    Tomm y
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    28:19 OH MY GOSH

  17. Miller Avery
    Miller Avery
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    forrest is gay

  18. Oof man 98
    Oof man 98
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    Wait it says they were stolen from their homeland. That’s wrong, they were sold by other Africans to the British who sold them to America.

  19. Kaelin Huebert
    Kaelin Huebert
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    John Brown is the origional Florida man

  20. Wanderer628
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    I'm guessing you did the little scene with Queen Victoria because it's embarrsing that the 'evil' British Empire banned slavery half a century before the freedom loving United States of America and wanted to point out the UK was bad...despite the fact that Amercia had the same problem with child labour.

    1. Realistic squidward
      Realistic squidward
      9 klukkustundum síðan

      No it's just a joke guess Brits can't take a joke

  21. Kamikaze Bear
    Kamikaze Bear
    Degi Síðan síðan

    “You’re oppressing us by not allowing us to oppress anyone that isn’t white!” -The president of the Confederacy, probably

  22. incredibly crispy
    incredibly crispy
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Abe is going chokeslam some sucker's (because Abe invented the wrestling move the chokeslam)

  23. Ambrož Oblak
    Ambrož Oblak
    Degi Síðan síðan

    A wiewer when seeing the end of this part: yay Oversimplified: there is another

  24. gena streeter
    gena streeter
    Degi Síðan síðan

    26 videos 10000000000000 subs

  25. Francis McCorey
    Francis McCorey
    Degi Síðan síðan

    and his cheek bones

  26. Francis McCorey
    Francis McCorey
    Degi Síðan síðan

    uncle sam LOL

  27. Elum Taj
    Elum Taj
    Degi Síðan síðan

    9:06 dougl ass wow os nice spelling

  28. Uziel Puente
    Uziel Puente
    Degi Síðan síðan

    These videos came in clutch in the last semester of my JR year,Thanks man

  29. Christopher Brian
    Christopher Brian
    Degi Síðan síðan

    OverSimplified, you along with M Laser and a growing number of online historians give me hope. Not only are you guys making these histories palatable for those of us with short attention spans, but you do it while fostering a very cool community of historians who clearly enjoy sharing viewership which nods at a greater (or at least equal) drive to inform than to monetize something. I hope you do monetize from these as you should. Thank you for making the world a more informed place.

    1. Christopher Brian
      Christopher Brian
      Degi Síðan síðan

      Also, cereal is a salad. You use raw ingredients. You put the ingredients in a bowl. You mix em together and you eat em. That's a salad, bruh.

  30. Jon HWG
    Jon HWG
    Degi Síðan síðan

    *Among us meetings* Red: *I saw blue killing a guy in mid night* White: *how could you see at the middle of the night* Red: *it was a bright full moon* White: *what* Red: *a bright full moon* White: could you repeat that?* Red: *a bright full moon!* White: *Red SUS* Red: *well I got a bright full moon for you all right here* *white voted 8 remaining* *yellow voted 7 remaining* *blue voted 6 remaining* *lime voted 5 remaining* *green voted 4 remaining* *cyan voted 3 remaining* *black voted 2 remaining* *orange voted 1 remaining* *red voted 0 remaining* *red was the imposter*

  31. Hagen Hangover
    Hagen Hangover
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Are you already working on the American Civil War II?

  32. Gabe Boyette
    Gabe Boyette
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Lol still watching

  33. Jackson Wilson
    Jackson Wilson
    2 dögum síðan

    Is it bad that I watch this channel to laugh?

  34. Philip Dressler
    Philip Dressler
    2 dögum síðan

    Did you white troops that were making thirteen dollars a month who had houses they were trying to evict Union soldiers and their families out for winning the war against southern NORMAL people, and know one know what the South were trying to pay it soldiers for looking bad around women feminist who may TRIED to stop men from own farm and houses after the war and DURING reconstruction

  35. Racquel Sumajit
    Racquel Sumajit
    2 dögum síðan

    Philliphine American War please

    1. Racquel Sumajit
      Racquel Sumajit
      2 dögum síðan


  36. Trevor Ward
    Trevor Ward
    2 dögum síðan

    They got whipped until they found their plans

  37. Trevor Ward
    Trevor Ward
    2 dögum síðan

    So they cheated

  38. Trevor Ward
    Trevor Ward
    2 dögum síðan

    So the south was kicking ass until boom they got beat

  39. JustinPiggy
    2 dögum síðan

    Jorg washingmachine is on the video oh

  40. Taibhse
    2 dögum síðan

    I died at 23:00 SEND HIM MORE!