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 HowStuffWorks.

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How Thomas Jefferson's Bible Worked


Thomas Jefferson, one of America's founding fathers, was a very unorthodox thinker. His revision of the Bible was one of his most controversial projects -- tune into this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn why.


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 2009-02-16  16m
 
 

Why did it take more than 20 years to bury Eva Peron?


Eva Peron died on July 26, 1952. After a 13-day wake, Dr. Pedro Ara mummified the body -- but it would take more than twenty years to bury the corpse. Learn more about Eva Peron's decades-long travel to the grave in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.


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 2009-02-11  19m
 
 

Will the world really end in 2012?


The Mayan empire produced a unique calendar that's still followed in parts of the world today. Curiously, this calendar predicts a monumental, world-wide change on December 21st, 2012. Learn more about 2012 in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.


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 2009-02-09  18m
 
 

How Navajo Code Talkers Work


During World War II, Axis and Allied powers struggled to discover the enemies' information while hiding their own. Tune in to this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn how the Navajo code talkers turned the tide of World War II.


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 2009-02-04  16m
 
 

How the Underground Railroad Worked


The Underground Railroad may have saved as much as 100,000 slaves. Tune into to this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn how the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act and a secret network of abolitionists led to the creation of the Underground Railroad.


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 2009-02-02  17m
 
 

How Revisionist History Works


Like any other discipline, history often becomes a matter of interpretation. Check in with HowStuffWorks' resident history experts as they explore the phenomenon of revisionist history in this podcast.


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 2009-01-28  17m
 
 

How the Vikings Worked


In most films Vikings are depicted as bloodthirsty, relatively ignorant berserkers who did little more than plunder and pillage their way across Europe. However, the story doesn't end there -- tune in to this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more.


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 2009-01-26  18m
 
 

How Medieval Torture Devices Worked


Building on an earlier examination of the Spanish Inquisition, HowStuffWorks' history experts take a look at the disturbing world of medieval torture devices. Check out this podcast to learn more about torture and more Stuff You Missed in History Class.


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 2009-01-21  16m
 
 

How the Civil Rights Movement Worked


Explore the complicated history of the civil rights movement in this HowStuffWorks podcast.


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 2009-01-19  27m
 
 

How the Spanish Inquisition Worked


Nowadays, the Spanish Inquisition is best known as a symbol of religious intolerance and extreme cruelty. Tune in to this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the people and politics behind the Spanish Inquisition.


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 2009-01-14  19m