Crash Course, a YouTube channel with short and fast-paced video lessons about World History, is the perfect place to start if you’re looking for a comprehensive overview of the history of humanity. In their documentary, John Green investigates the dawn of human civilization – from when people gave up hunting and gathering to become agriculturalists; right up until the birth of territorial kingdoms and empires.
The documentary looks at the Indus Valley Civilization, one of the largest ancient civilizations – exploring who they were, how they lived, why they developed and where their influence spread. It then delves into Mesopotamia and early civilizations around that area as well as introducing us to Neo-Assyrian torture tactics and sacred marriages. John Green then takes us through India’s post-Indus Valley history where we’re introduced to Hinduism and explore Buddhist Emperor Ashoka’s reign.
This documentary will provide you with all the information you need to know about ancient civilizations – all in one exciting video! By using Crash Course’s unique style of teaching, you can experience history in a more fun and engaging way compared to traditional methods. Also, unlike most historical documentaries on TV or online, this one was specifically created by John Green for educational purposes – making it easy for students to learn interesting facts about our past.
So if you want an informative crash course into World History that won’t bore you but still provides accurate knowledge – look no further than Crash Course!