Friday, September 6, 2013

World History With Wit

Are you looking for a quick, witty and amusing history video series to supplement your studies, or to refresh your own memory of world history?

Well, here's just the series for you!

"Mr Green will this be on the test?"

"Yeah, about the test...the test will measure whether you are an informed, engaged, and productive citizen of the world; and it will take place in schools, and bars, and hospitals, and in dorm rooms, and in places of worship. You will be tested on first dates, in job interviews, while watching football and while scrolling through your twitter feed. The test will judge your ability to think about things other than celebrity marriages, whether you'll be easily persuaded by empty policital rhetoric and whether you'll be able to place your life in your community in a broader context. The test will last your entire life and it will be comprised of the millions of decisions that when taken together make your life yours. And everything....everything, will be on it"

This video has some very entertaining humor and gets right to the point. It's a quick survey of the concept of the rise of farming. Great for middle schoolers or as a refresher course for anyone!