Crash Course Office Hours: World History

Welcome to Crash Course World History Office Hours! John Green and Cathy Keller answer your questions on the Russian Revolution, discuss the origin of nation states, and talk about the best way to approach studying history.

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00:00 Introduction
06:02 Causes and effects of the Russian revolution
15:55 Who was Genghis Khan and how was he able to get so much territory?
20:56 How did the Cold War start?
28:17 Kwame Nkrumah and Ghana in African decolonization and the Cold War
31:03 The differences between the Aztec, Incas, and Mayans
36:09 Ataturk and the origin of nation states
41:05 What’s the best way to look back on history?
44:05 Tips for studying World History
48:24 Why didn’t the silk road stretch all the way across Europe?
50:53 Favorite books on history
56:16 Outro

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