Mr. Phillip Campbell

Top-10 Videos: History in a Minute

One year ago, Mr. Phillip Campbell had a fun idea, opened his iPhone, and started to film. And, as they say, the rest is history. Well, actually, the rest is History in a Minute.
It’s been a fun year and we plan to keep going for many years to come. To celebrate this anniversary, we’d like to share the top-ten most viewed History in a Minute videos.

10. Did you know that Starlings are not native to the United States? Or the role Shakespeare played in bringing them to the Western Hemisphere?


The History of Starlings in America

9. Did you ever wonder how the donkey came to represent the Democrat Party?


The History of the Donkey and Democrats

8. Do you know the story of St. Francis of Assisi and the Nativity?


The History of Nativity Scenes

7. The saint who was visited by St. Michael the Archangel (who drilled a hole in the monk’s skull — really!) …


The History of St. Aubert

6. Just in time for Advent …


The History of Veni Veni Emmanual

5. Curly-toed shoes, the baggy pants of the Middle Ages …


The History of Curly-Toed Shoes (yes, that’s a thing) …

4. For the war buffs in the house …


The First Recorded Battle in History

3. Mr. Campbell’s favorite beverage in the whole world …


The History of Dr. Pepper

2. If you’re a Phineas & Ferb fan or an Alexander the Great fan, you may know this story …


The Legend of the Gordian Knot

1. And the number one History in a Minute video is … (drum roll please) …
The History of Pugs
Let us know what topics you’d like to see us cover over the next year by visiting our Catholic homeschooling community. And, if you’d like to check out all of the other History in a Minute videos, subscribe to our channel HERE.
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