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Two exploration teams raced to the South Pole. Only one made it out alive.

Correction: A previous version of this video used an outdated British flag. The error has been corrected. We also occasionally referred to the British team as English. In fact, some members of Scott's team were Scottish and Welsh.

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Robert Falcon Scott was a British explorer who dreamed of being the first person to reach the South Pole. In 1912, he reached the Pole only to learn that his Norwegian rival, Roald Amundsen, had beat him to it. Caught by freakish weather and a string of bad luck, his entire party died trying to get back. Reasons for his failure range from his use of ponies rather than dogs to a highly unusual temperature drop that made the journey back impossible to survive.

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Killswitch
I mean
Once London was covered with a inch snow and British freaked out and closed almost everything so what you expect?
Mlchael Wray
2️⃣0️⃣1️⃣9️⃣😍🇱🇷👊😎
Marquis de Hoto
That my friends is bad luck!
彡Depression
°F to them
Julian M
I need to read a book on this or something
BigBurt-
I love vox.
Ponyo
Poor horses :(
Loser Hooligan
What’s with vox and using red lines on ever gram
Arnie Sad
the english are so stubborn. not surprised at all
FarmYard Gaming
Top Gear reference.
Tom Black
Wow not even the penguins are safe from British colonialism.
Jerichocafe1
At this time, the English were convinced they were smarter than Nature and many other Humans. Science was the bell ringer to their perception of superiority, they opted out learning from cultures who live in the cold, they went with Donkeys, they choose poorly about food, they chose poorly about almost all logistics relating to survival. They somehow thought that Science and statistical analyses was their savior. Humankind and their science are superior to Nature and they will prevail with their Data and their presumptuousness. I liked your video, and you touched on some of this ideology that I believe was their undoing. Even to this day many within science and corporatism seem that science is the be all and end all to knowledge and the human condition. The road of life is littered with 1000’s of science base endeavours that override Nature, the repugnance and self centeredness, almost misogynistic. Nature being feminine, matriarchal, sociological studies of societies that live within Nature.
The Norwegians studied sociological systems and cultures, they looked at societies and how they survived in tough conditions. Their logistics is what saved them and made their endeavour successful, they used science but used it in partnership with Nature. They knew that Humankind is not dominant to Nature, it is part of it. Therefore they all lived and were successful on their Journey. In this time period the English had a huge Ego and had a superiority complex. There are many journeys and exploration and exploitation of Nature and other Human Species. This was their time period of Colonisation and massive growth.
Britt Pomales
remember this is the South Pole. anything that is south of the equator would have the opposite season.
summer time at North, is winter in the south.
these guys possibly didn't think or know about this
Jostein Utgård
"The Norwegian team members, all of them expert skiers..." Prøv å finn en nordmann, selv til denne dag, som ikke er god på ski.
Gavinel
Frostpunk scouts when the storm comes
Sam Packer
A picture is worth a 1,000 words
garvin osullivan
Tom crean????
OPDestroyer 93
Awwwwwww it’s so frustrating they were so close yet so far. RIP
erin
im sad bc of what the dogs & horses had to go through jsjssjdhfghd
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Child labor was widely practiced until a photographer showed the public what it looked like.
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The 1900 US Federal Census revealed that 1.75 million children under the age of 16, more than one in five, were gainfully employed. They worked all over the country in cotton mills, glass blowing factories, sardine canneries, farms, and even coal mines. In an effort to expose this exploitation of children, the National Child Labor Committee hired a photographer to travel around the country and investigate and report on the labor conditions of children.

Lewis Wickes Hine photographed and interviewed kids, some as young as 4 years old, and published his findings in various Progressive magazines and newspapers. Once the public saw the plight of these children, state legislatures were pressured to pass bills regulating labor for workers under the age of 18, effectively bringing an end to child labor in the United States.

See the entire collection of Lewis Hine's photos for the National Child Labor Committee here: https://www.loc.gov/collections/national-child-labor-committee/about-this-collection/

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