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HARRIET TUBMAN - A Kid Explains History, Episode 13
 
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Harriet Tubman lived a long, important life and saved thousands of people from a life of slavery. Mister Q wants to tell you how she did it and explain why there are no trains on the Underground Railway.
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PIRATES - A Kid Explains History, Episode 8
 
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There have been pirates all throughout history, but we enjoy telling stories about some more than others. Let Mister Q tell you why!
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STAR WARS EXPLAINED - A Kid Explains History, Episode 11
 
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Mr Q's two favorite subjects come together - Star Wars and History! The movies have amazed audiences for almost 40 years, but where did George Lucas get his ideas from? And who exactly is Akira Kurosawa? A Kid Explains History has the answers.
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ANCIENT EGYPT FOR KIDS - A Kid Explains History Ep 2
 
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Mister Q is back with episode 2 of A Kid Explains History. This time, he tells you what he knows about the civilization of Ancient Egypt. Here's your chance to learn why the Nile River is so important, why the pyramids look different from when they were built and mummy cats. Yes, mummy cats. https://www.facebook.com/akidexplainshistory https://twitter.com/AKidExplains
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QUEEN ELIZABETH II - A Kid Explains History, Episode 5
 
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The United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Nations have had the same Queen for well over half a century. Mister Q will tell you how her reign began!
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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR - A Kid Explains History, Episode 12
 
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The 3rd Monday of January is a federal holiday called Martin Luther King Jr Day. Think you know all there is to know about Dr King? Do you know what Jim Crow Laws were and how they got their name? Or how about what part Mahatma Gandhi played in all this? Let Mister Q fill you in.
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE - A Kid Explains History, Episode 9
 
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William Shakespeare may have been writing his plays four hundred years ago, but 8 year-olds still know who he is today. That's because his plays are still performed and his stories have influenced movies and songs and even the way we speak! Let Mister Q tell you all about it.
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ELLIS ISLAND - A Kid Explains History, Episode 7
 
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A special guest joins Mister Q to talk about his family ties to New York's Ellis Island. Millions of people were processed there at the beginning of last century, after leaving Europe behind in the search for a better life.
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THANKSGIVING - A Kid Explains History, Episode 10
 
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This coming Thursday, Americans will get together with family and friends to celebrate one of our oldest traditions Thanksgiving! Gratitude, turkey dinners and togetherness all come together. 8 year old Mister Q was interested in finding out where this custom comes from. Watch his latest episode to find out what he learned. Happy Thanksgiving!
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THE BLACK DEATH - A Kid Explains History, Episode 16
 
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The Black Death, aka the Bubonic Plague, devastated Europe in the middle of the 14th century. How did it do this and where did it come from? Let Mr. Q share what he has learned.
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Mr. Q Reads Your Comments
 
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We've had a lot of great comments on AKEH and Mr. Q wanted to say thank you by reading some of them out!
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KOREAN HISTORY FOR KIDS - A Kid Explains History Ep 20
 
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Korea has been divided into two separate countries (North and South) for many decades. But do you know how that happened? Mr. Q has some family connections to this fascinating place and that inspired him to find out.
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COWBOY HISTORY FOR KIDS - A Kid Explains History Ep 3
 
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Mr. Q looks beyond the movies and reveals what it was really like to be a cowboy in the old west. Where did the word "cowboy" come from? What's a cattle drive? And who exactly is Emilio Estevez? Watch Episode 3 of A Kid Explains History to find out. https://www.facebook.com/akidexplainshistory https://twitter.com/AKidExplains
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THE SPACE RACE FOR KIDS - A Kid Explains History Ep 4
 
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Human Beings first set foot on the moon on July 20th, 1969. Have you ever wondered how that amazing journey started? Or what the Second World War has to do with it? Let Mister Q tell you all about it!
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NAPOLEON BONAPARTE - A Kid Explains History, Episode 14
 
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Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the most famous people of the last few hundred years, but do you know what he actually did? Was he really all that short? Was he French? Did he win the Battle of Waterloo? Mr. Q has answers to these questions and a few others!
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MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS - A Kid Explains History, Episode 15
 
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Lots of knighthoods are given to pop musicians and actors these days, but hundreds of years ago it was a different story. Knights were nobleman soldiers, trained to fight for their Lord and country. Let Mr. Q tell you all about where this tradition came from and how it changed.
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CAESAR + BRUTUS FOR KIDS - A Kid Explains History, Episode 23
 
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Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus were friends and confidants...before things went south. Mr. Q enlists the help of his friend Dr. D to tell us what happened next.
HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS - A Kid Explains History, Ep 21
 
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Christmas is Mr. Q's favorite holiday, so naturally he wanted to find out where it comes from! When did Christians first start celebrating the birth of Jesus? What is the festival known as Saturnalia? And how did Santa Claus get his name? Allow Mr. Q to clue you in.
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THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT - A Kid Explains History, Ep 22
 
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In honor of Black History Month, Mr. Q examines a really important thing that happened in the U.S.A. ten years ago, something that had been hard to imagine for most of its history. The election of the first African American President, Barack Hussein Obama.
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A Kid Explains History BLOOPERS & OUTTAKES Volume 1
 
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Mr. Q doesn't always get it right.....but he has a lot of fun along the way!
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WORLD WAR I - A Kid Explains History, Episode 17
 
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Mr. Q returns to the subject of World Wars to take a look at what caused the first one (you can see what he learned about WWII in episode 1). Who is Franz Ferdinand and why was this war worse that all the others that came before it? Find out here.
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WWII FOR KIDS - A Kid Explains History Ep 1
 
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Mister Q is an eight-year-old who is excited to share what he has learned about world history. Talking to other kids, he uses compelling visual aids and a sense of humor to educate them on how the world has come to be the way it is. In this inaugural episode, Mister Q gives a basic overview of the second World War. "A Kid Explains History" is a great way to introduce your kids to the wonders of our past! https://www.facebook.com/akidexplainshistory https://twitter.com/AKidExplains
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THE CIVIL WAR - A Kid Explains History, Episode 19
 
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Although it was founded in 1776, it has been said that the United States truly became a nation after it fought a Civil War in the 1860's.
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THE HISTORY OF KIDS (PART 1) - A Kid Explains History, Episode 24
 
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Watch PART TWO over at "Adam's Answers" here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRDiY5Mqf5o&list=PLFszhLUYS5N01qdfTJHvF4vIn1piIva0Q Adam from "Adam's Answers" joins Mr. Q for his first ever collab! They talk about the history of being a kid. Or as they used to be known, mini-adults! AKA workers.
WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE - A Kid Explains History, Episode 18
 
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Less than a hundred years ago in the United States, women weren't allowed to vote. Now, for the first time ever, one of the two major political parties has nominated a woman to be their choice for President. Mr. Q is joined by a special guest to explain how brave activists called Suffragettes got things to change.
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INDEPENDENCE DAY - A Kid Explains History, Episode 6
 
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Happy Fourth of July! Seven year old Mister Q wants to tell you all about the Continental Congress and how the Founding Fathers came to declare their independence.
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Mister Q's Smoothie Challenge
 
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With a shout out to @EvanTubeHD and all the other youtubers who have accepted the Smoothie Challenge, Mister Q is joined by his mom and Dad in a quest to not throw up. Drawing from eight nice ingredients and eight not-nice ingredients, whose smoothie will be the least disgusting?
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EVOLUTION FOR KIDS - Common Core History 1
 
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A Kid Explains History presents a new series based on the US Common Core State Standards Initiative. This World History curriculum is what kids like Mr Q will be taught at elementary and middle school, so he decided to take a look and share what he's learned. Whether you're a fellow student or an adult who wants a refresher, join the #historysquad and discover the wonders of our collective story.
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IRON AGE FOR KIDS - Common Core History  3
 
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In this third chapter of our Common Core series, Mr. Q looks at why people started using iron instead of bronze, what happened to all those ancient civilizations and what took their place.
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BRONZE AGE FOR KIDS - Common Core History 2
 
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In this second chapter based on the US Common Core State Standards curriculum, Mr Q looks at the first cities and two important discoveries: writing and bronze. Whether you're a fellow student or an adult who wants a refresher, join him in discovering the wonders of our collective story.
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A KID EXPLAINS HISTORY
 
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10 year-old Mr. Q loves diving into different parts of history and sharing what he learns in these short, fun videos. History is a big subject, but that doesn't mean kids should feel intimidated. After all, it's really just a story about us! People. Whether you're a fellow kid with questions or an adult who's looking for a refresher, we welcome you to join the #historysquad and become part of the AKEH community!
WELCOME TO A KID EXPLAINS HISTORY!
 
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8 year-old Mister Q loves to share what he has learned about history. Whether you're a kid yourself, a teacher or an adult who wants to learn something new, A Kid Explains History is here to help with a big dose of fun!
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A Kid Explains History - Bloopers & Out Takes Volume  2
 
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More bloopers and out takes from the AKEH crew.
Views: 11597 A Kid Explains History