Series: America Explained
None of the 45 US Presidents have been given the boot, despite, on occasion, doing some pretty questionable things. So what does it really take to get fired as Commander-in-Chief?
Imagine if the United States Presidential Election was a talent show, only the public doesn't vote for them. That—to be honestis how the Electoral College works.
In 2019, anyone over the age of 21 can legally buy cannabis in Denver, Colorado but if you were to hotbox it across states lines, you could end up being arrested for blazing up in Nebraska. So why is there one law for one state and another law for the next? Isn't the United States supposed to be... you know, united? Show Less
In 2020, the 23rd US census took place. A census gives us a better understanding of what America looks like; how society is changing; and what it needs. In this video, we will explain the census further along with why slaves were only partly favored to be included in certain states and whether the latest census is an accurate representation of modern-day USA. Show Less
Gun control in the U.S. has been a loaded term here for decades. In this video, we delve further into that controversial, Second Amendment, the NRA and the students vying to change the American right to bear arms.
In 2017, there were 10.5 million undocumented immigrants living in America: people who entered the country illegally; or who stayed after their work visas ran out. For them, The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is all too real. In this video series we will discuss the young men and women utilizing the First Amendment to fight for immigrants and against the ICE. Show Less
In 2026, America celebrates its 250th birthday! But four hundred years ago, back in 1619 three significant events happened that forever changed America. In this video, we'll go through them and explain how they relate to our Founding Mothers, Slavery and the Virginia General Assembly. Show Less
Ever heard of the bizarre law in New York & North Carolina that prohibits donkeys sleeping in bathubs? What's up with that?! In this video, we will explain exactly where that came from while divulging how State Law differs from Federal Law, it's goes all the way back to the Founding Fathers! Show Less
Did you know, Puerto Rico pays U.S. taxes but can't vote for our President? How about, that in Chicago, between 2006 and 2016, 199 dead people managed to vote from beyond the grave 229 times! Democracy may be our fundamental principle here in America, but lets explain how it can be improved. Show Less
In peaceful times, the US Armed Forces are well stocked with brave men and women who voluntarily sign up to serve. However, in the event of a third catastrophic global conflict, it is possible for the U.S. government to rapidly recruit from the civilian population, thanks to the Selective Service System. In this video, we will find out where it comes from and how compulsory it really is. Show Less