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    Lets look at some strange laws, some repealed and some that still exist today!
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Komentáře • 1 445

  • Cayden Perez
    Cayden Perez Před dnem

    pay for a beard?Lets do it!LOL :)

  • Cayden Perez
    Cayden Perez Před dnem

    good animation

  • Cayden Perez
    Cayden Perez Před dnem

    wow

  • I am Can at something
    I am Can at something Před 6 dny

    You can't make pun in china

  • Emotioness Expression
    Emotioness Expression Před 10 dny

    Canada has ''provinces, not states. There is a difference - Paul ''Barby'' Barbato''.

  • KireusG
    KireusG Před 11 dny

    Illegal to do the 👌 hand

  • Timelostproto
    Timelostproto Před 11 dny

    "some Canadian states"..... you mean provinces right?

  • miner jules
    miner jules Před 13 dny

    Law still stands for modern weaponry? Sounds like the second ammendment! #mericafirst

  • jake thasnake
    jake thasnake Před 13 dny

    In america its illegal to capture rain water on your property.

  • Epic King Pig
    Epic King Pig Před 14 dny

    In the USA somewhere it’s illegal to make love with a porcupine

  • Pixieblink Animations
    Pixieblink Animations Před 16 dny

    Can I rebuild animated content based on these stories and uplaod in youtube?

  • Sinn0100
    Sinn0100 Před 18 dny

    I love the everyone has a bow law. I think we should require every man of good legal standing and at the age of 21 be required to own a firearm. I say man as we are required to register for the draft.

  • RavenClaw Redcoat
    RavenClaw Redcoat Před 18 dny +1

    In England....


    You can't carry a salmon suspiciously....


    And shake a rug after 8 AM....

  • Random Dude
    Random Dude Před 19 dny

    0:34 he said Canadian states. Canada has provinces, not states.

  • White Vril
    White Vril Před 20 dny

    In Montana. A group of 5 Indians or more is considered a war party. And can be shot on sight.

  • Jay Outdoors
    Jay Outdoors Před 21 dnem +1

    Forcing wix down people throats should be against the law

  • Gary The Stormtrooper
    Gary The Stormtrooper Před 23 dny

    It is illegal in Kentucky to carry ice cream in your back pocket

  • Lucas Maxim
    Lucas Maxim Před 24 dny

    did anyone go create a website?

  • ninjast4r
    ninjast4r Před 25 dny

    Iowa does not tolerate Fake Butter either. Imitation butter cannot be called butter or described with the words “butter,” “creamery,” or “dairy,” nor can you market it with images of dairy cows. It must be marketed as “oleomargarine.”

  • Unpredictable_Partisan
    Unpredictable_Partisan Před 25 dny

    how come its illegal to shoot camels a weird law wtf poor animals
    camel lives matter ma dude

  • Arisson R Jyrkkänen
    Arisson R Jyrkkänen Před 25 dny

    Canadian states???? We have Provinces, genius

  • FlokiHef
    FlokiHef Před 26 dny

    "Some Canadian States" really is simple history , we dont have states bruh

  • Phoenix 990
    Phoenix 990 Před 28 dny +2

    In Germany it is forbidden to drive a car without a shirt.
    Also it’s forbidden to own nuclear weapons as a human being.
    Also sadly we are not allowed to ditch radioactive waste in public sewer systems. Darn German laws are limiting our freedom!

  • Brayden Lindsay
    Brayden Lindsay Před 28 dny

    Margarine was legalized in Canada after Newfoundland joined the confederation

  • Cicak Kobeng
    Cicak Kobeng Před 28 dny +1

    Could you bring water to airports back then?

  • Dan Hawk
    Dan Hawk Před 28 dny

    Alot of these make perfect sense though

  • Sam Marsh
    Sam Marsh Před měsícem

    It is illegal to change a light bulb in Australia unless you are an electrician

  • daredevil06 Gaming channel
    daredevil06 Gaming channel Před měsícem

    It is illegal to shake a carpet outside 10 downing street

  • daredevil06 Gaming channel
    daredevil06 Gaming channel Před měsícem

    It is illegal to shake a carpet outside 10 downing street

  • TheStapleGunKid
    TheStapleGunKid Před měsícem +1

    So England used to have a law requiring everyone to be armed. Man how times change. They should bring that law back. Even if it still only applied to bows, it would be an improvement.

  • Admirał Patryk
    Admirał Patryk Před měsícem

    In Kingdom of Poland there was also a weird law about collecting taxes - it looked like this: the Royal Messenger came to you, you pay him taxes, and he splitted a stick and give one to you. It was a system to check if everyone payed taxes - when there was a probability, that someone didn't pay the taxes, he/she needed to show his/her half of stick. If those sticks were matching to each other - he/she were totally fine.
    But there was also other, strange law. The Royal Messenger could take from you whatever he wanted - your horse, cart, food... and how many Royal Messenger wanted. It was supposed to prevent the situations, in which Royal collector would be late because his horse couldn't make the trail, the cart has been destroyed somehow, he run out of food, etc. Unfortunately, as you can guess, they were using this law too much, so not everyone was happy...

  • Aiden Gamer 2.0
    Aiden Gamer 2.0 Před měsícem +1

    *Don't forget the reason Alan Turing got arrested!*

  • Dennis M
    Dennis M Před měsícem

    2:21
    Reminds me of Shivering Isles.

  • Daniel Godfrey
    Daniel Godfrey Před měsícem +1

    I like the bow law. But instead of bows, firearms

  • CRedding94
    CRedding94 Před měsícem

    How about one that just passed: It is illegal to use your own stem cells to heal your body. Instead we are forced to deal with pharmaceuticals that kill more people than cars. Is pro choice only for irresponsible women that kill their babies a few times a year?

  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler Před měsícem

    Another one is USA banned kinder eggs but guns are allowed

  • Kayagorzan
    Kayagorzan Před měsícem +2

    It is illegal in Finland if you do not enjoy mämmi

  • Kayagorzan
    Kayagorzan Před měsícem +1

    I thought the thumbnail was that it is illegal to butter bread side down

  • {Flarem}
    {Flarem} Před měsícem +2

    It is illegal to pay respect to dead Germans from WW2 who was protecting their country. Apparently, history is illegal.

    • Mythus
      Mythus Před měsícem

      Germany has become a shithole in any way.

  • sersys1
    sersys1 Před měsícem

    There are a lot of insane laws today too.

  • Ryan Murphy
    Ryan Murphy Před měsícem

    Simple History is like South Park that compares history to building a website on Wix.

  • Matthew Scholz
    Matthew Scholz Před měsícem

    0:34 *PROVINCES

  • Utkarsh
    Utkarsh Před měsícem

    3:40 india has a camel regiment in rajasthan. Check out the indian parade videos. If handled carefully , camels can be maintained.

  • Woods Lore
    Woods Lore Před měsícem

    Canadian States? We call those Provinces. There are 10 in Canada. 3 territories also.

  • Kevyn Ukoustoff
    Kevyn Ukoustoff Před měsícem

    It's called a province, not a state you damn yank

  • Increasingly Irrelevant
    Increasingly Irrelevant Před měsícem

    Title:weird laws
    Video: this is understandable

  • Shallibodhran
    Shallibodhran Před měsícem

    The margerine thing: also was illegal in pretty much anywhere in the Empire. Britian was all anti-margerine as well. Mostly fat. And it undermined British dairy.

  • Haytite Gaming
    Haytite Gaming Před 2 měsíci

    Here in vermont it is illegal to:
    Whistle underwater
    Strap a giraffe to a pole
    And it is perfectly legal to leave your house naked

  • _ NEGAN _
    _ NEGAN _ Před 2 měsíci

    Where I’m from murder is illegal.

  • J C
    J C Před 2 měsíci

    It is illegal to not like and subscribe

  • Mike Sharp
    Mike Sharp Před 2 měsíci

    I wanna know why it’s illegal in one ya state Marion, Ohio to walk backwards and eat a donut.

  • Roland Deschain
    Roland Deschain Před 2 měsíci

    In Ireland a pregnant women can ask a Gardai for their hat to piss in

  • Luc Maar
    Luc Maar Před 2 měsíci +1

    I really like your video, but the next time when you do a final edit on your audio: try putting a HPF (High Pass Filter) on your voice en set in on somewhere between 140hz and 180hz
    I bet this will make a big difference in your end quality ;)

    • Luc Maar
      Luc Maar Před 2 měsíci +1

      Ps. It sounds fine on most smartphones and other devices but I watch CHclip on a TV with a 2.1 speaker set. So that's why the lower frequencies are more noticeable at my end ;)

  • S H
    S H Před 2 měsíci

    Canadian States????

  • NotSoNewSoul
    NotSoNewSoul Před 2 měsíci

    In California, it is unlawful to let a dog purse a bear or a bobcat at any given time.

  • DemonBoi 11
    DemonBoi 11 Před 2 měsíci

    If u commit a crime you are gay



    A simple spell but quite unbreakable

    • DemonBoi 11
      DemonBoi 11 Před 2 měsíci

      It’s supposed to be a stupid meme

    • DemonBoi 11
      DemonBoi 11 Před 2 měsíci

      Wow

    • SMILEMAN
      SMILEMAN Před 2 měsíci +1

      Your insult is more stupid than my existence.

  • Paulfuss Entertainment
    Paulfuss Entertainment Před 2 měsíci

    In the U.S. state of Texas, it’s perfectly legal for kids to have as much alcohol as they want as long as their parents are the ones who gave it to them. Texas, I know you’re the freest state in our country, but that’s going too far!

  • soviet man
    soviet man Před 2 měsíci

    In Romania there is no cops when u do a crime the wildlife sets u straight

  • Space Case
    Space Case Před 2 měsíci

    Here in Florida, the penalty for stealing a horse is death by hanging. And that’s not even the weirdest law.

  • voxel corperation
    voxel corperation Před 2 měsíci

    S O M E C A N A D I A N $ t @ t 3 s