The American Civil War - OverSimplified (Part 2)
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  • SSSTriple Kids
    SSSTriple Kids

    good job

  • Daniel MacDonald
    Daniel MacDonald

    I would love to see a video about the English Civil war now.

  • Ben There
    Ben There

    Can we see vietnam next?

  • Aproopto F
    Aproopto F

    Why don't you make a video about Greece

  • Makkara Tiski
    Makkara Tiski

    Next winter war please!

  • Manisha Bangera
    Manisha Bangera

    Can u do a video on India Revolution against British

  • Mehdi Fatnassi
    Mehdi Fatnassi

    Do à story about stalin plz

  • Ben Kim
    Ben Kim

    Grant and Lee carrying each side, while others fuck it up

  • Sefali Chowdhury
    Sefali Chowdhury

    The last part was highly emotional. I am not an American [ I am an Indian ], but tears came rolling down my cheeks.

  • Im Veront
    Im Veront



    I love your videos, very informative and oversimplified. I am still hoping for the day you make one on Mexico :( It is a very very VERY turbulent and overcomplicated history and in need, of some oversimplification jajaj here are some ideas: independence, 1st, and 2nd Mexican empires, Mexican American war (starting with Tex Mex war) or the Mexican revolution (everybody betrayed everyone) and a Mexican general invaded New Mexico adding some spice to the story, please??

  • consicedisc

    i:ve learned more in this 30 minute video of history than 10 years of history class plus it was well put together Well done

  • Rod Cook
    Rod Cook

    Make one about the wild west

  • Scott Mills
    Scott Mills

    You forgot to mention Lincoln was going to sign a bill to send all blacks back to Africa

  • InfamousDarkLord / Natsu
    InfamousDarkLord / Natsu

    Vietnam war when

  • Finn Griggs
    Finn Griggs

    Where is the Vietnam war oversimplified

  • Ben Siener
    Ben Siener

    8:20 Chattanooga represent! The 423 baby. I live at the foot of Missionary Ridge(Its not Mission Ridge) and have grown up scavenging for old musketballs and other relics in Chickamauga Park. Even now you can find signs from the Civil War as well as Sherman's March to the Sea from Chattanooga to Atlanta to Savahnna in which basically everything was put to the torch in one of the first modern day examples of Total War. It is still said that it pushed the South 20 years behind the rest of the country and havent really ever caught up asides from Atlanta. Funniest thing about Lee is that he was himself anti slave but was a son of Virginia and felt it was his duty to fight for the south. Whitest Kids U Know has a funny skit about the assassination of Lincoln which shows the Boothe was just trying to watch the show and Lincoln was heckling the actors and the audience so he took a balpine hammer and hammered lincoln in the butt until dead. Its kind of "inmature" but its still funny in my opinion. Anyway, rambling over.

  • Moussa Moussaoui
    Moussa Moussaoui

    make more videos

  • BasicAsianBoii

    Can you please do the Vietnam War

  • Palpatines Gucci Toilet
    Palpatines Gucci Toilet

    I just watch these when I haven’t paid attention for the last three weeks in class and I have a test the next day

  • R & C Gaming
    R & C Gaming

    Do the Balkan wars next plz

  • HoodPzo

    do the Afghanistan war

  • Bean DaddyGi
    Bean DaddyGi

    OverSimplified, Three Years Of Me Watching You. You've Taught Me More History Than My History Teacher Has In 9 Years. *Thank You*

  • Doughfuscious 02
    Doughfuscious 02

    I know I'm late, but you need to do the 30 years war

  • AsteroseMeteor

    Confederates: we literally just unleashed hell on the us lmao The Union in 1863: MY TURN!

  • zachary taylor
    zachary taylor

    do the texas revolution next

  • Ryan Japan
    Ryan Japan

    In fairness they were gonna try to take his beans

  • Jialin Hu
    Jialin Hu

    10:52 is that bts?

  • Gary Maxion
    Gary Maxion

    And John Wilkes Booth punished Abraham Lincoln severely.

  • Jamal Moyo
    Jamal Moyo

    Can you do the civil rights movement next?

  • Angel Gongora
    Angel Gongora

    Texas revolution 2020?

  • Masoud Jvn
    Masoud Jvn

    Napoleonic wars NEXT!

  • AGuy

    I think the Russian Revolution would be a good video.

  • InsaneCrazy KittyCat
    InsaneCrazy KittyCat


  • pancake destroyer
    pancake destroyer

    Rip Lincon );

  • Archer Plays roblox
    Archer Plays roblox

    Like Abraham Lincoln said “Give me 6 hours chopping down a tree,and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe”

  • Andrew Cary
    Andrew Cary

    I’m reading Uncle Toms Cabin now in school ye sooo lol

  • Stephanie Himes
    Stephanie Himes

    I live in Chattanooga

  • Shadow Claw
    Shadow Claw

    WW3 coming soon


    At 18:51 there is a vacuum cleaner but my question is the vacuum cleaner was invented in 1901 and this is in the mid 1860s

  • Josh

    Why is does this video smell like onions?! Im not crying I swear!

  • Brycen Turner
    Brycen Turner

    Please do a Star Wars video

  • Vicky Walsh
    Vicky Walsh

    This video made me shed a tears

  • Christian Lyons
    Christian Lyons

    Do a video or videos about the war of 1812.

  • Sander Teit Kruse Vanggaard
    Sander Teit Kruse Vanggaard

    Hey oversymplified can you make a Video About the ancient roman army

  • Apostolis Sigma
    Apostolis Sigma

    Could you make a video about the Balkan Wars? Would love to see that

  • Apostolis Sigma
    Apostolis Sigma

    Despite the fact that im not American (im Greek hello 🇬🇷🇺🇸) And the fact that i've heard about Abraham Lincoln's death many times, this still made me feel sad, great video

  • MelonManGames 12
    MelonManGames 12

    Can you please do the Balkan Wars

  • The army Solider
    The army Solider


  • Qu3chainz


  • G. Repp
    G. Repp


  • Beezle

    Do genghis khan next

  • munibah mubeen
    munibah mubeen

    Linclon's death mad me sad

  • Reder Khalifa
    Reder Khalifa

    This channel is called oversimplified, yet this summary of the civil war is over 50 mins long, which while still not as long as most documentaries, is still much MUCH longer then most yt vids explaining and analyzing wars.

  • Xavier Engram
    Xavier Engram


  • Xavier Engram
    Xavier Engram

    Whatever you want to say I dont want to hear it That solder:Lee wants to surrender HOT DIGGITY DOG

  • lla maz
    lla maz

    Hello oversimplified I like your video's and got a idea for a new video a oversimplified Vietnam War video

  • Ryan Mahoney
    Ryan Mahoney

    Hey OverSimplified you should do the Japanese Occupation in WWII

  • orange70383

    Slavery wasn't the main reason for the civil war.

  • YugoSlavBre

    The south lost because they didn't use nordVPN