US Military Bases Around the World

The US has a huge military presence around the world. Isolationists in the US think it's a poor investment, suspicious that it's a form of imperialism, while interventionists in the US think the US presence protects allies and contributes to stability in the world, and if the US withdrew, other countries would fill the power... Continue Reading →

Emergence of Global Economy in the 1500s: Spanish Empire, Silver, & Runaway Inflation

John Green of Crash Course World History describes the Aztec and Inca Empires, and the affect of silver on China’s Ming Dynasty. Transcript. Related:  Spanish Empire’s Influence on China, the Americas: Does American History Begin With Doctrine of Discovery and Spanish Requirement of 1513 ‘Amistad’: Classic Movie, Essential Viewing

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