Stuff You Missed in History Class

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

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 2502 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 55 days 14 hours 55 minutes

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Andrew Crosse, The Electrician


In the early 1800s, Andrew Crosse observed a strange thing happening on an electrified rock in his lab, and he was catapulted into the public spotlight. But before that and after, his life and home at Fyne Court were filled with eccentric delights.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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Griffith J. Griffith


While the Griffith name today is associated with the Los Angeles park and the observatory, during his time, G.J. Griffith was associated with other things: real estate, social climbing, and a horrifying domestic abuse scandal. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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SYMHC Classics: The Wilmington Coup of 1898, Part 2


Part two of this 2018 classic delves into the only known successful coup d'etat in U.S. history, when a white mob enacted a violent plan against their town’s black community, and overthrew the duly elected government of Wilmington, North Carolina. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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Behind the Scenes Minis: Olympe and Dalton


Tracy and Holly chat about Olympe de Gouges and the less-than-robust information about her life's details. When talking about John Dalton and color vision, discussion of emotional attachment to color and accessibility issues related to color vision deficiency. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com


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John Dalton’s Anomalous Color Vision


John Dalton is far more famous for his work in atomic theory. But he wrote one of the first thorough descriptions of what he called “anomalous vision” – meaning that he realized he wasn’t perceiving color the same way as other people.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Olympe de Gouges


Olympe de Gouges is known primarily for her 1791 pamphlet “Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Citizen.” But her writing and political activity went far beyond that one pamphlet, and she was actually executed for a completely different reason. Tracy's Research: Douglas, Allen. "Gouges, Olympe de 1748–1793." Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender, edited by Fedwa Malti-Douglas, vol. 2, Macmillan Reference USA, 2007, pp. 657-658. Gale In Context: Global Issues, link.gale...


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SYMHC Classics: The Wilmington Coup of 1898, Part 1


This much-requested 2018 episode covers how open racism and hotly contested elections led to a climate of unrest and white supremacist violence in late 19th-century Wilmington, North Carolina. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Behind the Scenes Minis: Late 2020 Wrap Up


Tracy and Holly talk about the travel thoughts that the show's recent Unearthed! episode brings up. Talk also turns to the various biases that people have had when looking at history, and how that can obscure the ways we interpret information. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Unearthed! Year-end 2020, Part 2


In this second part of the year-end Unearthed! for 2020, topics include art, music, edibles and potables, and exhumations and repatriations, and potpourri. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers


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Introducing a New Season of Here’s The Thing with Alec Baldwin


Hey, SYMIHC fans! Here’s a preview of the new season of Here’s The Thing with Alec Baldwin. If you enjoyed this episode, be sure to listen and subscribe on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts.


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