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  • Peabody's Improbable History: The Great Wall of China

    world history
    chinese history
    great wall of china
    Mr. Peabody and Sherman travel to the year 214 BC on the borderline of China and Mongolia. They visit Louie to tell him to build the Great Wall of China to block out the Mongols from visiting.

  • History of the World: Part I: Poverty in Paris

    history
    french history
    french revolution
    In this comic take on the poverty in Paris on the eve of the French Revolution, the French people are desperate to make ends meet.

  • History of the World: Part I: Spanish Inquisition Overview

    Has profanity
    history
    spanish history
    the spanish inquisition
    This clip is a comic take on the severity and arbitrary nature of the Spanish Inquisition.

  • History: The Founding of the 13 Colonies

    history
    american history
    colonialism
    This clip provides a succinct overview of the founding of the 13 original U.S. colonies.

  • Peabody's Improbable History: Surrender of Cornwallis

    american history
    the american revolution
    surrender of cornwallis
    Peabody and Sherman visit America near the end of the Revolutionary War. They find out that Cornwallis cannot surrender because he lost his sword, so they help him find it. This is a comical take on the events that transpired on October 19, 1781, when British General Charles Cornwallis formally surrendered 8,000 British soldiers and seamen to a French and American force at Yorktown, Virginia. Cornwallis' surrender brought the American Revolution to a close.