The Articles of Confederation – Becoming the United States – Extra History

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When the thirteen colonies of North America broke away from Great Britain, they struggled to draft their first constitution. After great debate, they created the Articles of Confederation and formed the United States of America.
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  1. Extra Credits

    May 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Revolution. Independence. War. The American colonies have broken from Britain, but how will they govern themselves?

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  2. James

    May 6, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    2:23 "Shots had been fired" I did not expect that images but it works so perfectly.

  3. Brayden Rankin

    May 6, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    So… Britan was mad about debts so fucked the colonies thinking they would just go "I'm sorry". And that was their solution every time things got worse.

  4. Kenny Martin

    May 6, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    So I'm beginning to see a pattern here of the voices of reason being ignored by the powers that be solely on the premise of "Pft- No, what do you know?? "

  5. HMS Ark Royal

    May 6, 2017 at 2:44 pm

    lets all be correct here, America is what we call "a very shit excuse" they dident have an excuse to not pay taxes for a war in which they wanted us to fight and they dident have an excuse to refuse laws and rebel, they were given similar taxes that a person in England would get and an american colonist most of the time made more than an Englishmen

  6. Rafael

    May 6, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    Go to work,
    get married,
    have some kids,
    pay your bills,
    pay your taxes,
    watch your tv,
    follow fashion,
    act normal,
    Obey The Law,
    And repeat after me: I AM FREE

  7. deathedge736

    May 6, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    how the fuck did we manage to unite as we have with so much bullshit in the way?

  8. coffe jack

    May 6, 2017 at 3:28 pm

    Can you please do a series on the Great White Fleet

  9. VIper the Red

    May 6, 2017 at 3:47 pm

    I thought they only did video game development but still entertaining

  10. Locheil Devlin

    May 6, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    I love people acting like 200 years of being a country is a record. XD

    Great choice of topic though!

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