American Empire

3 jul. 2014
10 152 444 Weergaven

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Reacties
  • Burger Nation is what we are

    Bry64 SeiftsBry64 Seifts7 uur geleden
  • B R I T A I N I A

    EZeroEZero16 uur geleden
  • Even if nobody else got that MTG reference in the first 20 seconds I did and I will give a subscribe because of it

    Alex OttmerAlex Ottmer18 uur geleden
  • Is there a video on why Americans have bases in Japan, other countries? Would it have something to do with ww2?

    Daniel McGuireDaniel McGuireDag geleden
    • Japan because if ww2 and on Europe because of russian/soviet aggression.

      Thx I hate itThx I hate it21 uur geleden
  • 3:39 Sounds like what China is doing now.

    mans410mans410Dag geleden
  • Him:'A stateless LiMbO land' Me: **Dies of laughter**

    KarlyeKarlye2 dagen geleden
  • se ve fake

    Carlos FigueroaCarlos Figueroa3 dagen geleden
    • @Diego Corral tu que wey?

      Carlos FigueroaCarlos Figueroa3 dagen geleden
    • no de hecho no hermano lol

      Diego CorralDiego Corral3 dagen geleden
  • You mixed up The Marshall Islands and Micronesia on the map

    FastestElm96FastestElm963 dagen geleden
  • And dont forget about antarctic territory

    Luke SweeneyLuke Sweeney3 dagen geleden
  • YES! I love how he gives AK credit.

    Joseph RossmanJoseph Rossman3 dagen geleden
  • “The US ran out of destiny to manifest, so they’re looking for more destiny.”

    Raymond HaRaymond Ha4 dagen geleden
  • Why do you stop making fucking videos

    Kendjee Crazy AwesomeKendjee Crazy Awesome4 dagen geleden
  • USA! USA!! USA!!!

    Felix LeBronFelix LeBron5 dagen geleden
    • he didn't actually tell you what your colonial empire around the world

      Paix égalité et fraternitéPaix égalité et fraternitéDag geleden
  • whhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat!?

    LT G- JOY&LIVING LEARNINGLT G- JOY&LIVING LEARNING5 dagen geleden
  • Is a fictional concept in 2020. It doesn't exist and only used by Fascist Entryist grifters into the Online Left to trick gullible leftists into Red-Brown nazbol alliances. Perfect example : the fake ass "anti-imperialism" of Tucker Carlson.

    Tormund GiantsbrainTormund Giantsbrain6 dagen geleden
  • Is it just me or does it seem unfair that the territories get no representation? Why don't they create votes for "Territories" where they get 2 senators, 8 reps, 10 electoral votes, etc.

    Andy PAndy P8 dagen geleden
  • While I was watching this video, it had 10,110,110 views. Just thought this was cool.

    j4ck bl4ckj4ck bl4ck9 dagen geleden
  • Palau, Micronesia and the Marshall Islands are basically puppet states.

    Outer SpaceOuter Space9 dagen geleden
    • No not really

      Jacob WJacob W3 dagen geleden
  • Non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native:

    Pierre SoordenPierre Soorden9 dagen geleden
  • Honestly 52 states just sound wrong to me

    Patrick CyrilPatrick Cyril10 dagen geleden
    • @Jacob W 13 colonies sounds fine cause I’ve heard that a lot but 48 states sounds off as well.

      Patrick CyrilPatrick Cyril3 dagen geleden
    • How about the original 13 colonies? Or when there were like only 48 states?

      Jacob WJacob W3 dagen geleden
  • US Fornite Islands

    Anime HitlerAnime Hitler10 dagen geleden
    • US anime islands

      ApricotManApricotMan6 dagen geleden
  • I don’t even live in America

    Sir HazibooSir Haziboo11 dagen geleden
    • ok

      ApricotManApricotMan6 dagen geleden
  • When it’s bin 6 years and this video is still not out of date

    Rafael RodriguezRafael Rodriguez11 dagen geleden
  • coconut :(

    MarLuk MarLukMarLuk MarLuk13 dagen geleden
  • Just a small blunder I just noticed: You swapped Micronesia and the Marshall Islands

    NinfabiNinfabi13 dagen geleden
  • Long Live Emperor Joshua Abraham Norton

    Liam Paiva AcostaLiam Paiva Acosta13 dagen geleden
  • 0:21 did you just casually predict brexit?

    Fanmatr KhanFanmatr Khan14 dagen geleden
  • you're telling me that the us has a lot of unhabited islands? what's stopping me from going there and declaring myself the emperor of cheeseland. Our national food is cheese/ mac and cheese and I will bring in a lot of healthy cows to produce the best of cheese. First few people who apply to become a citizen gets to become the founding father and gets to decide the rule and stuff. I hereby, declare cheeseland as a separate governing entity from the United States, that occupies wake island. September 11 2020, will forever be known as the day we achieve independence and separated from the united states. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men and women are created equal no matter the race, sex, religion or wealth of a person. Yes, I may have plagiarized some of this from the US declaration of independence but it can't be copyrighted because that was created for well over 200 years ago. There you go, here's the declaration. A bit short but maybe one of you guys who's into this stuff can make it better.

    Not YouTube AlgorithmNot YouTube Algorithm14 dagen geleden
  • *sad Vermont noises*

    The GooseThe Goose14 dagen geleden
  • State-ify Puerto rico and split California into 3, then the states are at 54, while at it maybe split New York. I would say split Texas but we all know Texas wont let that happen.

    JamesJames15 dagen geleden
    • If you "state-ify" Puerto Rico and split California into 3, you get 53 states, not 54.

      Jacob WJacob W3 dagen geleden
  • you forget about all the american military bases in the world

    Ri oRi o16 dagen geleden
  • you did not miss American Samoa

    Grayson VarnesGrayson Varnes17 dagen geleden
  • the last to understand the concepts of mutton and wool are always the sheep. C’est la vie

    vasari corridorvasari corridor18 dagen geleden
  • Thx youtube for recommending this to me on the election day.

    Internet CriticInternet Critic19 dagen geleden
  • Rewatching this because of Hello Internet

    Matt VillegasMatt Villegas21 dag geleden
  • huh

    Zetsuke4Zetsuke422 dagen geleden
  • Hi

    Bruce AdamsBruce Adams23 dagen geleden
  • So much for an anti-colonial mindset

    The Katazsi UniverseThe Katazsi Universe23 dagen geleden
  • CGP Grey: *makes a video about the American Empire* The Philippines: Hey! What about me? I was an American territory too. Well, sort of.

    Jakeson EudelaJakeson Eudela24 dagen geleden
  • nevada

    fanfan jiangfanfan jiang24 dagen geleden
  • Me, an american ~my country's a hot messs~

    Ore TychusOre Tychus26 dagen geleden
  • So can we please kick out California and other states for being super shitty?

    Confused CavemanConfused Caveman26 dagen geleden
  • 1:18 Swiss cheese

    Grant GoodfellowGrant Goodfellow28 dagen geleden
  • Kingman *Reef's* PRIMARY feature is not that it is an island; The important part is that it is a *REEF* I am not correcting CGP Grey, I am clarifying what he said.

    Campbell LloydCampbell Lloyd28 dagen geleden
  • 0:17 I SAW THAT! ill take one black mana for tapping my deadly ocean land. XD

    Ashvek MigaAshvek Miga29 dagen geleden
  • You talk about Puerto Rico as if they didn’t choose to not be a state.

    Owen ToadOwen ToadMaand geleden
    • But they DID choose to be a state in the most recent referendum in November 3rd 2020

      ÄByşşÄByşş4 dagen geleden
  • What about Guantanamo bay?

    Jack209Jack209Maand geleden
    • Yeah

      Gameguy's Galaxy!Gameguy's Galaxy!Maand geleden
  • Serranilla and Bajo nuevo are the reason why the US and Colombia have a disputed border.

    Sebastian ContrerasSebastian ContrerasMaand geleden
  • Kind of puts an end to the “republic” myth.

    ajspades19ajspades19Maand geleden
  • Confederates probably disliked this video because you said "statehood is eternal"

    BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
  • Fun fact about American Samoa, about 3% of the current NFL players are from there, giving them way more representation than any other part of the country.

    James WilczewskiJames WilczewskiMaand geleden
  • Let’s get real, the only reason why Americans don’t wanna add Porto Rico or any other territories as states is because they don’t wanna update their flag.

    Joe H.SJoe H.SMaand geleden
    • Puerto Rico just had referendum on whether or not to become a state and the majority said yes So it's now up to congress to vote on statehood. And right now the blue house won't want to let in a red leaning swing state. Similarly, a few months ago the house passed a bill that would grant DC statehood. Obviously the red senate wouldn't want 2 more blue senators. So the only thing stoping these place from becoming states is partisanship.

      Mr. HatMr. Hat22 uur geleden
    • Or too much work to do (or people completely forgot about it)

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
  • It's significantly harder to work in the marshall islands now. You have to have a security clearance and no wife/children (unless you are important) and be on one of the specific contracts.

    ThePenguinEmporiumThePenguinEmporiumMaand geleden
  • 0:34 " some non state gaps not visible on this map, the first is Washington DC" But, you can see the DC border clearly on that map...

    NAME NAME NAMENAME NAME NAMEMaand geleden
  • Puh-low

    bryan jensenbryan jensenMaand geleden
  • Unpopular opinion: When we had holdings in Cuba, PR, The Dominican Republic (Haiti), Philippines; and instead, pushed for integration and Statehood before the 1900's began, poverty levels are fundamentally improved, 'racial' 'cultural' 'linguisitic' intermixing has no choice but to be a fact of life, and those 4 plus the amalgamted pacific islands bring us to 55 states & Japan had to take a different tact during WW2. Fewer white Guy presidents, MLK had more and greater allies, and the Jim Crow south was excised sooner. Double bonus, because the US is in this situation as wide as a hemisphere, Governors MUST have more importance than the Federal Govt, because LIKE HELL a sub 10x10 mi2 citadel gets to accurately try to run the life of 500 million.

    Trap JohnsonTrap JohnsonMaand geleden
  • A bit too late but, SOVIET EMPIRE, if someone made this comment already sorry

    Yulgi KimYulgi KimMaand geleden
  • "The United States are shockingly a bunch of states that are united" Shocking indeed

    VardzVardzMaand geleden
  • Living on the only Indian Reservation in Nebraska makes me feel kinda special. But then again, I'm essentially doxing myself in saying that so...

    LucasIsHereLucasIsHereMaand geleden
  • If I moved to Palmyra island with enough people to form a government would that technically become a state by default since the constitution applies and we are organized

    Smuckers TSmuckers TMaand geleden
    • You need to make a state constitution on top a bunnnch of other stuff.

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
  • that "buh" at 2:14 though

    Per von hagelbrakarePer von hagelbrakareMaand geleden
  • 1:28 One thing led to another, and now CGP has been to the weeds research facility in Colorado

    ErikTheRed33ErikTheRed33Maand geleden
  • Just noticed that this video forgot about Wake Island

    Paul AmodioPaul AmodioMaand geleden
  • Yeah no.

    The Coconut MasterThe Coconut MasterMaand geleden
  • WHAT ABOUT TUVALU?

    aryo dzakyaryo dzakyMaand geleden
  • 1:10 Native American video coming any day now

    Michael KirschnerMichael KirschnerMaand geleden
  • Now I know why Karens are alot in america

    Mohamed SalahMohamed SalahMaand geleden
  • America: No taxation without representation Also America: We take everybody’s shit

    Hugh JanisHugh JanisMaand geleden
  • To whoM should I teach English? To CGP Grey.

    Mad MonkeeMad MonkeeMaand geleden
  • USA: MINE NOW No one: Absolutely no one:

    snipers unitesnipers uniteMaand geleden
    • so i guess u.s is just one of them.

      see seesee seeMaand geleden
    • legit every other big empires in the past xD

      see seesee seeMaand geleden
  • as a Texan......We Beg to Differ.....

    Mo 11Mo 11Maand geleden
  • I just realized this was from 2014.

    MynameiskfcuMynameiskfcuMaand geleden
  • Yes... US statehood is only "permanent". In the exact same sense that there were 13 "permanent" British colonies. Yes, the first attempt failed, but there's no guarantee a second attempt would fail. Or a third. Or a fourth. They will happen. It's only a matter of time at this point.

    Grant JohnsonGrant JohnsonMaand geleden
    • @BoomerLemon Well, that's pretty much how it always goes, doesn't it? History written by the victors, might makes right, and all that jazz?

      Grant JohnsonGrant JohnsonMaand geleden
    • @Grant Johnson good point, it's not legal to leave. but whoever wins the war, decides That and California should just be wiped of the map, replace it with a different territory.

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
    • @BoomerLemon There's also been 4 Ohio Supreme Court rulings that the state's school funding system is unconstitutional, and yet it remains the same. (For one example.) That's because the Supreme Court can interpret the law all it wants, but it has no authority to enforce it - that's the job of the executive branch. So... can a state *legally* leave the union? No. Can a state *actually* leave the union? Yes, if it successfully fights its way out, or the rest of the country lets it go. That said, I'm still hoping California would just up and leave. It may do so at any time, with my blessing.

      Grant JohnsonGrant JohnsonMaand geleden
    • There was a supreme court decision that said you can't leave the union regardless.

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
    • @franky boy I'm suggesting that the ideological divisions within our country have become so deep that it's only a matter of time before one side pushes the other too far and wide-spread violence breaks out; and I don't mean just Texas. I neither support nor oppose that occurrence. It's just the natural, inevitable result of a person or group earnestly believing their very existence is in danger. They will fight the threat - real or perceived - like cornered animals. That's the reason why the independence movements of India and some other countries from Britain were successful despite being relatively bloodless - they knew that the British were not a threat to "their very lives"; that the British were, at heart, decent people... and were very tired of war! Had Britain been more like, say, Nazi Germany, and not cared a whit about hunger strikes and other non-violent protests, India would still be a Crown Colony... or it would have revolted violently. Different people will consider "existence" more broadly than simply life itself. The colonies revolted because their "existence" (their financial well-being and personal freedom) was threatened by Britain. They had been made into de facto second-class citizens through lack of Parliamentary representation (which, as British citizens, was their right under British law). This mindset was excellently summarized by Patrick Henry when he said "Give me liberty, or give me death!" - in other words, without the freedom that is my right as a human being, I may as well be dead. Like I said... it's inevitable. It's just a matter of when, where, who, and how.

      Grant JohnsonGrant JohnsonMaand geleden
  • Puerto Rico shouldn’t be a state.

    Jasper 6Jasper 6Maand geleden
    • @BoomerLemon There shouldn't be a Spanish speaking state in an English country

      Jasper 6Jasper 6Maand geleden
    • @Jasper 6 the United States doesn't base it's nationality on bloodline but on permanent allegiance and citizenship. It doesn't matter if you're hispanic, if you're a citizen then you're american.

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
    • @Jasper 6 Hawaii is a state so why not

      Juice AddictionJuice AddictionMaand geleden
    • @Jasper 6 i dont see why it being hispanic matters for instance california was orignally owned by the spanish it didnt have a large white population until after the gold rush also it really wouldnt not when comparing to states like idaho and maine where they are small and mostly farmers puerto rico has alot of major cities as well as harbout transport it would be a better adittion also all of the population is american or at least a large majority as anyone born there gains american citizenship so what are you defining as american?

      franky boyfranky boyMaand geleden
    • @franky boy The population is mostly hispanic and not American. More importantly, only 10% of the population speaks english and it would be the poorest state by far.

      Jasper 6Jasper 6Maand geleden
  • Gray: even for you Texas Me: sad Texan noises

    DaBakonAderDaBakonAderMaand geleden
  • Could a Puerto Rican run for president? The requirements for president are: Must be a natural born citizen (U.S. citizen from birth) At least 35 years old and. A U.S. resident (permanently lives in the U.S.) for at least 14 years. Which would include Puerto, but would they still be able to run even though they can’t vote?

    Angelica SchuylerAngelica SchuylerMaand geleden
    • Yeah. Per writ of the Law, he or she could.

      Max DembroskiMax Dembroski16 dagen geleden
  • 0:21 ouch.

    iansteelmathesoniansteelmathesonMaand geleden
  • America Incorporated. Does the sun set on this corporation?

    BGBGMaand geleden
    • If you count military bases, then no

      Mr. HatMr. Hat22 uur geleden
  • You spelt United States WRONG!

    Andrea C.Andrea C.Maand geleden
  • That "form Voltron" joke still gets me.

    Out by the Water in Cape MayOut by the Water in Cape MayMaand geleden
  • I love that we are forcing the constitution on an uninhibited island.

    Super RulerSuper RulerMaand geleden
  • 45k more views and we’ll reach 10 million views

    Donovan WilliamsDonovan WilliamsMaand geleden
  • yes masontre is nothing but a group of fairies tip toeing around waving their wands sprinkling fairy dust hither and yon, nothing evil about that! why all the fuss...........

    vasari corridorvasari corridorMaand geleden
  • The Romans copied the Greeks The British Copied the Romans and America copied the British

    Liam LandyLiam LandyMaand geleden
  • Puerto rico wont be a state, be real.

    RRR 555RRR 555Maand geleden
  • Ah, see we Americans were taught well by Britain. For example: The world: How many islands you want USA? USA: y e s

    Sean CroytsSean CroytsMaand geleden
    • It's either take shit or get taken.

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
  • America, f*** ya! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

    Anthony BAnthony BMaand geleden
  • Ok, I've heard Puerto Rico called 'Porta Rico' before, but I've never heard Palau called 'Powloo'.

    shamurevoltshamurevoltMaand geleden
  • this is my entire science class in 1 video

    CreeperDuDE 89CreeperDuDE 89Maand geleden
  • Need to do this for Britain

    maximo rullimaximo rulliMaand geleden
  • Palmyra Atoll is actually inhabited temporarily by 4 to 25 people at a time

    BenisBenisMaand geleden
  • without the amarikan indian things it looks like a swiss cheese

    Hotel Val SinestraHotel Val SinestraMaand geleden
  • Almost 10,000,000 views. Gratz. You'll soon level up. The most digestible, useful information on NLworld. Thanks.

    Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
  • YO GREY, I LOVE YOUR CONTENT AND ALL. BUT YOU CAN'T BE SHOWING ALASKA ABOUT THE SAME SIZE OF THE US LIKE THAT. DON'T USE A MERCATOR MAP, BE MORE ACCRURATE

    Manzi NzizaManzi NzizaMaand geleden
    • @BoomerLemon It's over 2x Texas.

      Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
    • It's bigger than every state in the U.S, it could fit a Texas or two .

      BoomerLemonBoomerLemonMaand geleden
    • @Manzi Nziza I have

      Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
    • Forgiven Sinner you should check out vsasuce video “What Does Earth Look Like”

      Manzi NzizaManzi NzizaMaand geleden
    • I think he uses an equal projection map. That's the size of Alaska WITHOUT distortion. It has 4 time zones, just like the continental US.

      Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
  • The US is gonna go after Mexico next, mark my words.

    Yubi K.Yubi K.Maand geleden
    • @Luis Laguinge Untrue. We get like 15% of our oil from Canada and we still haven't attacked them.

      Liam P.Liam P.26 dagen geleden
    • Not worth it. Attacking countries with oil is easier and you get more profit

      Luis LaguingeLuis LaguingeMaand geleden
    • We though about it once after the Mexican-American War. Decided not to for a couple of reasons.

      Sparrowpelt 20XXSparrowpelt 20XXMaand geleden
    • That was my dream as a 5-year-old after I got a US map and we just added Alaska and Hawaii (1960). I now think it'd be a bad idea since the cultures are so different.

      Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
  • Grey predicted Brexit? TIL.

    Celestion321Celestion3212 maanden geleden
  • Look how the us has changed. Welp, at least I don't live there

    OrangeOrange2 maanden geleden
  • The fact is that the US is a federation (a union of dependent states) And the EU is a confederation (a union of sovereign and "independent" states)

    TheAlivededChannelTheAlivededChannel2 maanden geleden
    • @Almas Kadri I'm thinking states have more representation in the Federal government than the European countries have, and the Federal government is more responsive to the states than the EU countries. Also, our Bill of rights curtails the power of the Federal government, as does our bicameral legislature. All in all, our Federal government seems weaker to me than the EU.

      Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
    • Ironically, (or perhaps not) the US states have more independence than EU countries.

      Forgiven SinnerForgiven SinnerMaand geleden
  • 10,000,000th View!

    USP - Universe Sandbox PlaysUSP - Universe Sandbox Plays2 maanden geleden
  • 6 years late: you misplaced Micronesia and Marshall Islands at 5:28.

    Florian CaillonFlorian Caillon2 maanden geleden
    • @Florian Caillon Oh well, ik that. People have already commented that.

      Jacob WJacob WMaand geleden
    • Jacob W Micronesia should be where he placed Marshall Islands and vice versa

      Florian CaillonFlorian CaillonMaand geleden
    • I don't think he did. How?

      Jacob WJacob WMaand geleden
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