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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.

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The Success of Pastellist Rosalba Carriera

Venetian portraitist Carriera achieved a surprising level of success in the male-dominated European art world of the early 1700s. Her work helped popularize pastels and her portraits were commissioned by Europe's most prominent figures. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN18 hours ago
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The Success of Pastellist Rosalba Carriera

SYMHC Classics: John Harvey Kellogg

We're revisiting a 2013 episode about John Harvey Kellogg. His last name is famous for breakfast cereal, but was a 19th-century doctor with some unique (and groundbreaking) beliefs about health and wellness.His Battle Creek Sanitarium was home to anything but treatment as usual. The first episode of Modern Ruhles is now available. You can listen to it here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN2 days ago
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The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 2

United Fruit Company was Guatemala’s largest employer and largest single landowner when the October Revolution took place. It also controlled the railroad, the port and the utilities. And it feared that the new government threatened its business interests. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN5 days ago
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The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 2

The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 1

The 1954 coup that overthrew the democratically elected president of Guatemala was orchestrated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Part one will outline the various influences leading up to the coup, including the involvement of United Fruit Company. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN1 weeks ago
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The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 1

SYMHC Classics: The Sinking of the S-5

Today's episode is a classic from November 2014. 1920, the S-5 left the Boston Navy Yard on its first mission, with a crew of 36 officers and enlisted men. While performing a crash dive as part of a performance evaluation, the crew found themselves on a sinking vessel. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 weeks ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Sinking of the S-5

The Impious Philosophy of Anaxagoras

Anaxagoras and his work in unraveling the mysteries of the cosmos crossed the boundaries between philosophy and astronomy.. And it was, in many ways WAY ahead of its time – ahead enough that he was criminally charged for it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Impious Philosophy of Anaxagoras

The Great English Convent Case of 1869

This case fed an already growing anti-Catholic movement in England in the 1860s. Additionally, it played on the shock of women being incredibly cruel to one another – something that was even used by the plaintiff’s legal team when speaking to the jury. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN2 weeks ago
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The Great English Convent Case of 1869

SYMHC Classics: The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six

Today we revisit a 2015 episode about an international jailbreak! In the 1860s, a crew from the United States mounted a mission to Western Australia to rescue imprisoned members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood who had been imprisoned by Great Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN2 weeks ago
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SYMHC Classics: The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six

Sarah Josepha Hale & Godey’s Lady’s Book

Godey’s Lady’s Book was the most popular magazine in the U.S. in the middle of the 19th century. Although it’s most well-known for its hand-tinted fashion plates, its content included poetry, fiction, household tips, music, and etiquette. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 MIN2 weeks ago
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Sarah Josepha Hale & Godey’s Lady’s Book

John Wilkins and His 1640s Lunar Exploration Plans

In the 1600s, John Wilkins was planning out what he thought it would take for humans to travel to the moon. Wilkins managed to ride out a rocky time in England’s historycomfortably, and was well known; he appears in the diaries of Samuel Pepys. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN3 weeks ago
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John Wilkins and His 1640s Lunar Exploration Plans

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The Success of Pastellist Rosalba Carriera

Venetian portraitist Carriera achieved a surprising level of success in the male-dominated European art world of the early 1700s. Her work helped popularize pastels and her portraits were commissioned by Europe's most prominent figures. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

29 MIN18 hours ago
Comments
The Success of Pastellist Rosalba Carriera

SYMHC Classics: John Harvey Kellogg

We're revisiting a 2013 episode about John Harvey Kellogg. His last name is famous for breakfast cereal, but was a 19th-century doctor with some unique (and groundbreaking) beliefs about health and wellness.His Battle Creek Sanitarium was home to anything but treatment as usual. The first episode of Modern Ruhles is now available. You can listen to it here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

34 MIN2 days ago
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SYMHC Classics: John Harvey Kellogg

The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 2

United Fruit Company was Guatemala’s largest employer and largest single landowner when the October Revolution took place. It also controlled the railroad, the port and the utilities. And it feared that the new government threatened its business interests. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN5 days ago
Comments
The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 2

The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 1

The 1954 coup that overthrew the democratically elected president of Guatemala was orchestrated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Part one will outline the various influences leading up to the coup, including the involvement of United Fruit Company. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

36 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The 1954 Guatemalan Coup Part 1

SYMHC Classics: The Sinking of the S-5

Today's episode is a classic from November 2014. 1920, the S-5 left the Boston Navy Yard on its first mission, with a crew of 36 officers and enlisted men. While performing a crash dive as part of a performance evaluation, the crew found themselves on a sinking vessel. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

32 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Sinking of the S-5

The Impious Philosophy of Anaxagoras

Anaxagoras and his work in unraveling the mysteries of the cosmos crossed the boundaries between philosophy and astronomy.. And it was, in many ways WAY ahead of its time – ahead enough that he was criminally charged for it. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
The Impious Philosophy of Anaxagoras

The Great English Convent Case of 1869

This case fed an already growing anti-Catholic movement in England in the 1860s. Additionally, it played on the shock of women being incredibly cruel to one another – something that was even used by the plaintiff’s legal team when speaking to the jury. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

46 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
The Great English Convent Case of 1869

SYMHC Classics: The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six

Today we revisit a 2015 episode about an international jailbreak! In the 1860s, a crew from the United States mounted a mission to Western Australia to rescue imprisoned members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood who had been imprisoned by Great Britain. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

27 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
SYMHC Classics: The Catalpa and the Fremantle Six

Sarah Josepha Hale & Godey’s Lady’s Book

Godey’s Lady’s Book was the most popular magazine in the U.S. in the middle of the 19th century. Although it’s most well-known for its hand-tinted fashion plates, its content included poetry, fiction, household tips, music, and etiquette. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

38 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Sarah Josepha Hale & Godey’s Lady’s Book

John Wilkins and His 1640s Lunar Exploration Plans

In the 1600s, John Wilkins was planning out what he thought it would take for humans to travel to the moon. Wilkins managed to ride out a rocky time in England’s historycomfortably, and was well known; he appears in the diaries of Samuel Pepys. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

31 MIN3 weeks ago
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John Wilkins and His 1640s Lunar Exploration Plans

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