• How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?
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    How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?

    It’s now two and a half centuries since the United States declared independence. During that time it’s witnessed the birth of many new countries. However, it has also seen many states disappear. In this video, I’m going to take a look at the countries that United States recognized, but which no longer exist. [MUSIC] Hello. My name is James Ker-Lindsay. Welcome to Independent Thinking. A channel dedicated to international relations, independence and the origins of countries. Tucked away on the State Department website is the Office of the Historian. It’s a fantastic source on the foreign relations of the United States. However, one section in particular grabbed my attention. This…

  • The INSANE Protection Of The President of the United States
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    The INSANE Protection Of The President of the United States

    This episode is brought to you by monday.com. the only team management tool you need! Go to monday.com and use the code “infographics” to start your free trial now with a special template from The Infographics Show! The date is July 2nd, 1881, and President James Garfield is walking through the Baltimore and Potomac train station with his two sons in tow. Accompanying the President of the United States and his sons is Secretary of State James Blaine. The President, the man at the helm of the most powerful nation in the Western hemisphere, has no additional protection. There is not even a police presence as the President, his sons,…

  • News Wrap: Impeachment witness Vindman removed from NSC post
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    News Wrap: Impeachment witness Vindman removed from NSC post

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The government of China is facing heavy criticism from its own people tonight linked to the coronavirus outbreak. A social media storm erupted after the death of a doctor who was punished for his warnings. In all, China has now reported nearly 720 deaths and well over 34,000 cases. Meanwhile, more Americans were flown from China to a military base outside San Antonio today. Another flight arrived at a base near San Diego. Federal officials again urged calm. DR. ROBERT REDFIELD, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: It’s understandable that Americans are concerned. But again,, the immediate risk to the American public is low, and we are…

  • Tyranny comes home: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. | Abigail Blanco
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    Tyranny comes home: How the ‘boomerang effect’ impacts civilian life in the U.S. | Abigail Blanco

    So what a lot of people don’t think about with respect to foreign intervention is the idea that the tools and processes that are developed as a part of foreign intervention can come to be used domestically. So people might not associate, for example, things like the use of drones domestically within the United States or unmanned aerial vehicles, torture in U.S. prisons or things like the militarization of domestic police as consequences of foreign intervention. But these are the exact types of tools developed as a part of intervention abroad that then wind up being used back home. My coauthor, Chris Coyne, and I term this phenomenon the boomerang…

  • Lincoln’s law: How did the Civil War change the Constitution? | James Stoner | Big Think
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    Lincoln’s law: How did the Civil War change the Constitution? | James Stoner | Big Think

    The United States Constitution is certainly dedicated to the rule of law. John Adams famously said, quoting Harrington who himself is quoting Aristotle or alluding to Aristotle, that the United States aims to establish the rule of law not the rule of men. And the Constitution lays out a number of rules about how governments should act. Some of that is involved in creating new institutions and defining those institutions in a way summoning them into being and some of it is about putting restrictions on institutions that are already there or practices that are unavoidable. So, when does the rule of law and the rule of men or something…

  • Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28
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    Tea, Taxes, and The American Revolution: Crash Course World History #28

    Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today you aren’t going to get a blow by blow chronology of the American Revolution, and you aren’t going to get cool biographical details about Thomas Jefferson or George Washington. But you are going to get me not wearing any pants. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! Did you know that George Washington might have had slave teeth implanted into his jaw? Yeah, I did, Me from the Past, and while it’s fun to focus on metaphorically resonant details, what we’re concerned with here is why the American Revolution happened and the extent to which it was actually revolutionary. Plus, for…

  • Corona Virus Spread to USA ?? new virus infection spreading around the world II Outbreak in China
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    Corona Virus Spread to USA ?? new virus infection spreading around the world II Outbreak in China

    new virus I started spreading over the world really have you heard that a new virus start spreading all over the world okay welcome back to earth today and let’s get survived subscribe recent news published in BBC a new york times and many other world news about virus infection of coronavirus the outbreak was reported from china two people are known to have died from precipitory willingness which appeared in Wuhan City China in December 2009 T in first week of January this year Japan’s health means to be said that Chinese man in his thirties tested positive for the corona virus the man a resident of Kanagawa Prefecture…