The American Civil War - OverSimplified (Part 1)

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  1. ivan ragac
    ivan ragac
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    Make a vid about russian revolution

  2. Sushma Shetty
    Sushma Shetty
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    Make a video of indo- pak war

  3. HanGonnaSec Huey
    HanGonnaSec Huey
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    This fast-paced inaccurate trash give me a headache

  4. VunderGuy
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    There is no reason for people of different genetics, religions, and cultures to live together in a single society or state. None whatsoever. The very concept of "a multicultural society" is intrinsically self-contradictory to the point of being oxymoronic. The whole point of the nation-state is to permit the different nations to live in peace according to their own distinct and particular preferences. That was the idea behind the several and sovereign American States being "laboratories of democracy". And to the contrary, all that "multiculturalism" and "open borders" and "mass immigration" guarantees is a never-ending struggle of all against all, as each different tribe, religion, and culture seeks to impose its preferences on all the others.

  5. VunderGuy
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    12:42 History has proven him to be absolutely, one hundred right on that one. I'm just gonna say it. As a brown latino man forced to be amongst blacks and pretend that they're equal to my race, Alexander Stephens was A-1 right.

  6. voteZDLR
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    Lee's biggest mistake was invading the North when he did. That and losing his damn battle plans.

  7. TheMapleStickSHOW 081007
    TheMapleStickSHOW 081007
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    Jesus'so birth be like: 0:18

  8. JP Spilotro
    JP Spilotro
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    Vietnam next plz

  9. Kate Bundy
    Kate Bundy
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    “your about to get a roundhouse to the face” truly iconic

  10. voteZDLR
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    It's funny that what we think about as Democrat and Republican was basically reversed back then. Lincoln who freed the slaves was a Republican.

  11. voteZDLR
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Abraham Lincoln taught himself to read? That's profound

  12. voteZDLR
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Please don't be like "The North didn't like slavery so bam! Civil War!" It's so much deeper than that, to the extent that Abraham Lincoln himself was literally one of the most racist people in the North and the only reason the slaves were emancipated was actually more of an act of war than it was him doing something benevolent. He wanted to bring the economy of the South to it's knees and without the manual labor the South had come to rely upon in the form of slaves (and as many poor white people as well who were share-croppers and weren't treated much better than the slaves). Basically Lincoln told the slaves "Just run away. Escape. Run to our soldiers; run North." He knew that they'd either actually make it North, or get caught and most likely severely punished or even killed. Either way, the end result was the same -- it crippled the South's economy.

  13. Bisectedlol
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    The guy who came up with the John Brown idea looks a whole lot like Colenol Sanders

  14. balsamic vin
    balsamic vin
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    19:56 goodfellas reference

    19 klukkustundum síðan

    N O T H I N G

  16. Pizza Reed12
    Pizza Reed12
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    Mccalean : Gets fired McClellan’s wife : You got fired? McClellan: I didn’t get fired! I merely failed to keep my job!

  17. Irvin Cortez
    Irvin Cortez
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    NordVPN ad placement? Mint.

  18. Vain_snipez 4
    Vain_snipez 4
    21 klukkustund síðan

    Him: nordVPN let’s you look at anything North Korea: Am i a joke to you??

  19. Michael Kim
    Michael Kim
    21 klukkustund síðan

    As I recall, the emancipation proclamation did not include slaves in states that did not leave the union. A fair enough point to oversimplify though

  20. RockerBunny
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    do a video of the mexican american war! I would love to see that.

  21. Megdelawit Habtemariam
    Megdelawit Habtemariam
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    George Washington versus Abraham Lincoln(meme)

  22. Megdelawit Habtemariam
    Megdelawit Habtemariam
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Because that’s not how victim mentality works !!!!!

  23. Emily Martinez
    Emily Martinez
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Umm Are you bill wurtz?

  24. Megdelawit Habtemariam
    Megdelawit Habtemariam
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Nice video

  25. Cyber Youtabe
    Cyber Youtabe
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    You know the drill I’LL DI E

  26. Doge Weekly Memes
    Doge Weekly Memes
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Is Oversimplified ever going to do a face reveal?

  27. Hol' Up Kids
    Hol' Up Kids
    Degi Síðan síðan

    16:59 *Have you seen this man, he's running loose, doing sponsors and disguising himself as others, if you know his whereabouts, please let me know*

  28. Skritt Llama
    Skritt Llama
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Americans love of war even resulted in war'n with themselves xD

  29. Doc Lobster
    Doc Lobster
    Degi Síðan síðan

    23:27 RIP Wille. Rip.

  30. Access All Theme Parks & Experiences
    Access All Theme Parks & Experiences
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Democrat south slave owners , Republican north abolitionists , just let that sink In

  31. Celia W
    Celia W
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Many Months Passed Waiting..... For This And I'm Not Mad It Took So Long Its Awesome (´▽`ʃ♡ƪ)

  32. Bennett Groshong
    Bennett Groshong
    Degi Síðan síðan

    6:13 hehe

  33. superman10501
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Ur my favorite channel on all of youtube

  34. Adro Delgado
    Adro Delgado
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Long live to confederates states!

  35. Tanner Beck
    Tanner Beck
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Oversimplified doesn't make videos for 4 months This enraged his father who punished him severly

  36. Mr Causal
    Mr Causal
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Can you and bill wurtz do a colab please!

  37. Archsteel
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "BECAUSE THAT'S NOT HOW VICTIM MENTALITY WORKS!" I have never heard a sentence than more thoroughly sums up the confederacy than that, holy shit.

  38. Halimaw Na Bayawak
    Halimaw Na Bayawak
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Plss make a video of Philippine Revolution

  39. pranit kamble
    pranit kamble
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Funny how??

  40. Agent Yeet
    Agent Yeet
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Vietnam war

  41. Ethan Chiuten
    Ethan Chiuten
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Oversimplified, you have failed to upload videos over the past 4 months TO THE GUILLOTINE

  42. Unknown User
    Unknown User
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Look how hard they fought for something that was fundamentally evil, imagine how hard people will fight for the second amendment.

  43. Barney
    Degi Síðan síðan

    19:51 A Goodfellas reference, I see

  44. Martin Ponferrada
    Martin Ponferrada
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The Millennial’s Ken Burns.

  45. fatcatbuzz
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I"m watching this video in China using Astrill VPN. Nord didn't work very well out here.

  46. Cranjis McBasketball
    Cranjis McBasketball
    Degi Síðan síðan

    5:31 When I see there's finally a new OverSimplified video.

  47. srujana kanuparthi
    srujana kanuparthi
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Can you please make a video on Indian Revolution Like so that oversimplified could see Edit I know it's too late now but please

  48. zephodb
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Sold... c.c Sold from Africa by Africans... Slavery is/was awful and I'm glad it went away in America, even if it is still a world-wide problem but... most people who cover the subject like to confuse the subject and ignore the fact. c.c

  49. M.O. Lan
    M.O. Lan
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Go back to the stick man figure

  50. Jeff Motter
    Jeff Motter
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Um Blacks (SOLD) their enemy's First to White's, then their families members.

  51. NubsWithGuns
    Degi Síðan síðan

    RIght away bring up the slave stuff. Did you really research why the civil war actually happened? No, because you would have found out that the majority of people up north didn't want the slaves freed either to take their jobs and that slavery wasn't really an issue until LIncoln was losing support for the war and decided to make it an issue. There was way more to the civil war than slavery. This is elementary school BS not the truth.

    1. Liam TW
      Liam TW
      22 klukkustundum síðan

      What about things like the Missouri compromise, fight over free / slave states, Bleeding Kansas, and the overall uprise of slavery tensions prior to the war? Also, SC, Mississippi, and the Vice President of the CSA said that they seceded to protect slavery.

  52. leila richard
    leila richard
    Degi Síðan síðan

    im a confused idiot who doesn't know which queen was in the scene reading about the Civil War

    1. Sophie Gallinger
      Sophie Gallinger
      Degi Síðan síðan

      It's Victoria. She was queen for 63 years, so anything going on in the mid- to late- 19th century was during her reign.

  53. Tostada the Viking
    Tostada the Viking
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Jefferson Davis could’ve defeated Lincoln, but Lincoln AND his cheekbones? Not exactly a fair fight

  54. Naruto Uzumaki
    Naruto Uzumaki
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "well i got a bright full moon for you!" damn..

  55. Cliperclaper !
    Cliperclaper !
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  56. Not Needed
    Not Needed
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Hey bud it's New Or-lens not New Or-leans

    Degi Síðan síðan

    21:02 he looks eerily similar to my history teacher.

  58. Apples And Apricots
    Apples And Apricots
    Degi Síðan síðan

    *is that a nerf gun*

  59. jon smith
    jon smith
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Somebody just start the shooting already, its getting old, like trumps lies!!

  60. Aiden Romito
    Aiden Romito
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Does anyone think that one of the southners looks like cornel sanders