Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class

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The Nelson Pill Hearings

In the U.S., the idea that people should know about the risks involved with the drugs that they...

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Six Impossible Episodes: Mother Goose

A number of English-language poems are generally lumped together as “Mother Goose" poems....

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SYMHC Classics: The London Match Girls Strike of 1888

This 2016 episode covers the London Match Girls Strike of 1888. This was an important labor...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Spring 2021 Unearthed!

Tracy and Holly speculate about the kitsch of historical cultures, and how we interpret...

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Unearthed! Spring 2021, Part 2

Part two of our spring 2021 Unearthed! coverage includes exhumations, books and letters, and some...

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Unearthed! Spring 2021, Part 1

Part one of our early 2021 edition of Unearthed! covers updates, cute animals and their pictures,...

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SYMHC Classics: The Antikythera Mechanism

Today we revisit a 2013 episode. In 1900, a shipwreck was discovered near the island of...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Immigration Law and Bridges

Tracy and Holly discuss the difficulty in researching the life of Chae Chan Ping, and...

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The First Tacoma Narrows Bridge – Galloping Gertie

The drama of the first Tacoma Narrows bridge is hardly relegated to its turbulent end....

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Chae Chan Ping v. United States

The Chinese Exclusion Act was the United States’ first major immigration law, and as its...

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SYMHC Classics: Annie Edson Taylor, Niagara Daredevil

This 2018 episode covers Annie Edson Taylor, the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Teresa and Sonora

Tracy and Holly talk about the care needed when exploring the biographies of people in history...

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Sonora Webster Carver

Atlantic City performer Sonora Carver was the most famous horse diver of her time, and probably...

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Teresa de Cartagena

Teresa de Cartagena was a woman who was deaf, chronically ill, and from a Converso family. In...

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SYMHC Classics: 1958 Bombing of The Temple

This 2017 episode covers Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, a vocal activist who spoke out for civil rights...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Rum Rebellion and Jewish History

Tracy and Holly discuss how the Rum Rebellion is less harrowing than other similar incidents that...

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Interview: Jeremy Katz of The Breman Museum

Holly sits down with Jeremy Katz, the director of archives at The Breman Museum to talk about his...

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The Rum Rebellion

The Rum Rebellion overthrew William Bligh, governor of New South Wales, in 1808. It was...

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SYMHC Classics: Mutiny on the Bounty

In this 2010 episode, previous hosts Sarah and Katie take a closer look at the legendary mutiny...

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Behind the Scenes Minis: Esperanto and Bodiam

Tracy and Holly discuss their relationships with language learning, and then discuss the ways...

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