Weird laws in History

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  • čas přidán 13. 11. 2018
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    Lets look at some strange laws, some repealed and some that still exist today!
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  • The Crusader Historian
    The Crusader Historian Před 13 hodinami +1

    nice video

  • Alfredo Alfredington
    Alfredo Alfredington Před 2 dny

    In Louisiana, biting someone is normally assault, but if you have false teeth, it's aggravated assault.

  • Rachel Ruiz
    Rachel Ruiz Před 2 dny

    CANADA HAS PROVINCES

  • Mad Savage studios
    Mad Savage studios Před 3 dny

    My hatred for margarin , no my hatred for you saying my country has states😡😡😤

  • Kaiser Wilhelm II
    Kaiser Wilhelm II Před 4 dny

    Thank you police officer for promoting wix

  • super awsome fabul0us PINGAS

    What about a roman urine tax?

  • Cheese Boi
    Cheese Boi Před 4 dny

    In texas it is illegal to graffiti cattle

  • The egg2
    The egg2 Před 6 dny +1

    In Arizona it's illegal to let a donkey sleep in a bathtub.
    How this came about I don't know, but it did.

    • Cheese Boi
      Cheese Boi Před 4 dny

      Some madlad let his donkey sleep in a tub

  • playaboutpatforms
    playaboutpatforms Před 6 dny

    ok

  • Goyon Man
    Goyon Man Před 7 dny

    Peter loved European culture soo much

  • Edrys Fahmin
    Edrys Fahmin Před 8 dny

    In Malaysia, it is illegal to go commit die (commiting suicide) and Jaywalkin'

  • Kearney Hussey
    Kearney Hussey Před 8 dny

    “Canadian states” HMMMMM watch it you moose nipple sucker

  • The Tzardom Of Covelandia

    DiD hE liTterAlLy jUsT cALL cAnaDIan ProVinCEs STaTes?!

  • Ricardo VS
    Ricardo VS Před 9 dny +1

    England in 1313: bans weapons
    Murica today: teachers need weapons 😂

  • Josh S
    Josh S Před 10 dny

    "Canadian States" Come now, its provinces

  • Packless1
    Packless1 Před 10 dny

    2:55 ...did anyone consider to design space-suits for camels for Mars-missions...? ;-)

  • Angeloれ丹乙工
    Angeloれ丹乙工 Před 13 dny

    It's illegal to breath

  • Zander Adams
    Zander Adams Před 14 dny +1

    In MA Duels to the death on the Boston common provided that the governor is present. Poor Charlie Baker

  • 私 Invictus 刀
    私 Invictus 刀 Před 14 dny

    In Aceh, you can get whipped for playing certain video games.
    For example like PUBG and COD.

  • Matt Noob
    Matt Noob Před 17 dny

    In a brazilian city, is illegal to use condoms, in France, protestants want to make Kahoot uselless, In South Korea, all men and woman at age of 22 must join the army in fear of North Korea, that still Moisin-Nagants an PPHS-41

  • Some_Random Guy
    Some_Random Guy Před 17 dny

    Simple History: *Weird Laws in Histroy*
    FBI: *Wait.... That's illegal*

  • Darth Musturd
    Darth Musturd Před 17 dny

    We have a law in Mississippi where if you have intercourse without marriage you can face a fine or jail time and a marriage needs to be proved by the man killing 3 cows or 6 birds. You can’t shave in public, and the fine for showing a gun in public is then than that of firing

  • Austin Johnson
    Austin Johnson Před 17 dny

    They forgot a law making it illegal to die. That's not a joke

  • Despacito Oofington
    Despacito Oofington Před 18 dny

    Here in the Philippines,Its illegal to get a divorce

    • BoD Assassin
      BoD Assassin Před 18 dny

      @Despacito Oofington
      Philippines is a catholic nation and Catholics aren't a fan of divorces, so that makes sense.

  • Captain Castro
    Captain Castro Před 19 dny

    CANADIAN *S T A T E S*

  • Captain Ryiss
    Captain Ryiss Před 20 dny

    The Weirdest Law in the World: Articel 13 Aka 17 in the European Union...

  • Chris Blue
    Chris Blue Před 21 dnem

    Blah again talking man

  • Taha Killer
    Taha Killer Před 21 dnem

    It's illegal to fan a carpet within 100 meters of Her Majesty.

  • Dr. WMD
    Dr. WMD Před 21 dnem +3

    In Ohio it’s illegal to go whaling or whale-hunting,
    In landlocked Ohio....

  • BSKE C
    BSKE C Před 22 dny

    Butter-coloured margarine was illegal in Queben until 1995, not Ontario.

  • YeetOnDeez #POLSKA
    YeetOnDeez #POLSKA Před 23 dny

    In Australia apparently you can't say that the world isn't upside down

  • Holden Ayers
    Holden Ayers Před 23 dny

    WIX SUCKS!!!

  • Supreme Chiptunes
    Supreme Chiptunes Před 25 dny

    Provinces. Canada has provinces, not states.

  • Tsaio Tv
    Tsaio Tv Před 27 dny

    In the UK it is illegal to carry a salmon suspiciously

  • Gergely 18
    Gergely 18 Před 28 dny

    Here in Hungary, it’s legal to drive-by signal signs next to the road with a tractor.

  • Harry Sweeten
    Harry Sweeten Před měsícem

    In New Jersey it is illegal to wear a bulletproof vest while in the commission of a crime, A person who does can get several years in prison. Oh they would be in trouble for the crime too, or so one would think.

  • Alistair Games
    Alistair Games Před měsícem +1

    😂😂😂 did u say... "Canadian states"? LMAO 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Diabetes
    Diabetes Před měsícem

    Meh bows are gay I take a loan and get a school going to teach kids guns and why they are good and what you do not do with them since teachers are...
    OH NO YOU DONT DRAW A GUN A NOTEBOOK!

  • Cody Wheeler
    Cody Wheeler Před měsícem

    In the days of Colonial America, Christmas, of all things, was Illegal, as it was seen as anti-christian for it's pagan roots. You could even have been fined for displaying holiday cheer! (Adam Ruins Christmas (Season 1, Ep. 25 of Adam Ruins Everything))

  • Captain Coconut
    Captain Coconut Před měsícem

    It’s illegal to hunt whales in Oklahoma...

  • Patrick Weber
    Patrick Weber Před měsícem

    Here in West Virginia it is illegal for anyone to hold public office if he or she ever participated in a Duel.

  • Finn Rennie
    Finn Rennie Před měsícem

    Canada has province's not states ya dumbass content creator

  • Walter Yellow
    Walter Yellow Před měsícem

    In Finland it is mandatory to have your cars headlights on at all times or you'll receive an extremely hefty fine

  • sergent chris
    sergent chris Před měsícem

    what does margerine taste like? srsly, i never tasted one before

  • hardcorekid gaming
    hardcorekid gaming Před měsícem

    In conncicut pickles must bounce to be called pickles

  • Красная Армия - Вперёд!

    Simple HISTORY should knows its dates better. Peter I started ruling in 1682, not 1672 (the year he was born)... and he ruled with his older brother Ivan V from 1682-1696.

  • Zachary Hada
    Zachary Hada Před měsícem

    It is illegal to get a fish drunk in the state of Ohio.

  • R Rockwell
    R Rockwell Před měsícem

    How do you bully someone with body armor?

  • Matthew MacIntyre
    Matthew MacIntyre Před měsícem

    "Canadian States" yes by

  • SaucePlayz - The Original Nyan Roscoe

    In my micronation of Paxonia, I have a law that states that all women must wear heels over 8 inches all day or risk jail time. In the jail, the women are attached to a treadmill going at 5 miles, and are forced to keep up in really tall heels. If they don’t keep up, then they will experience heavy pain.

  • yveslo lou
    yveslo lou Před měsícem

    I'm Canadian I agree margarine should be illegal 1% milk should also be illegal

  • Green dude
    Green dude Před měsícem

    Lmao @#$k you I'm a Camille Spits "good day sir"

  • Oliver smith
    Oliver smith Před měsícem

    I dont know where your from but that's not how I say margarine

  • richard hare
    richard hare Před měsícem

    I love the last one but what happened to the camels

  • Skvader 418
    Skvader 418 Před měsícem

    How about every kid betwen 7-17 has to own a pistol and 2 bullets and people over 17 have to own a rifle with 4 bullets

  • Viktor Silva
    Viktor Silva Před měsícem

    In Brazil, it is illegal not to commit a crime

  • Mr Zon
    Mr Zon Před 2 měsíci

    Here in Singapore chewing gum is illegal

  • dakotarcher09
    dakotarcher09 Před 2 měsíci

    You guys should do a video dedicated to English archery.

  • Thomas Smith
    Thomas Smith Před 2 měsíci

    Can you make a video about Michael Jackson?

  • Ramses production
    Ramses production Před 2 měsíci

    It's not illegal if it's from another country :)))))))(

  • Joe Arguin
    Joe Arguin Před 2 měsíci

    "Weird laws" you mean authoritarian garbage. I mean who outlaws beards?

  • D H
    D H Před 2 měsíci

    Canada has provinces there bud. Not states eh.

  • BCE Films
    BCE Films Před 2 měsíci +1

    Greetings from Yuma Arizona know I must get back to hunting camels

  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini Před 3 měsíci

    0:23 100% sure Canada had a different flag in the past

  • Zac Adams
    Zac Adams Před 3 měsíci

    Canadian states????

  • Peter müller
    Peter müller Před 3 měsíci +1

    How shall 2-4 arows help to protect England? I mean they coud kill 2-4 man per man if they were really good and I dont think that every shot woud be a kill.

  • HighNeder Mapper
    HighNeder Mapper Před 3 měsíci

    Here in Vietnam, you can't say "Ho Chi Minh"

  • Phantomshotgun
    Phantomshotgun Před 3 měsíci

    How about a video of weird laws in history that made no sense? XD

  • Acheron Parthenopaeus
    Acheron Parthenopaeus Před 3 měsíci +1

    And then there's my state of Florida where(i swear on my name) there is a law forbidding the act of dreaming of another man's cattle.

  • Maximo Rezaei
    Maximo Rezaei Před 3 měsíci

    1:12 so i cant take my bullet proof vest into a high school in the U.K?