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205: Indigenous Americans (pt. 1), or “Dang I wish I was an Inca”
Two months ago, I traveled around Peru with twelve teenagers. We visited churches and underground crypts filled with artistic displaysRead more.
204: Immigration or, “Good fences make tense neighbors”
Early in the morning on September 16, 1810, a priest was warned that he would soon be arrested by SpanishRead more.
203: Sports and Protest or, “Martin, Malcolm, and Colin”
As my husband continues to remind me, we are only a few days away from the start of a newRead more.
202: History at the Movies or, “The Hungry Panther Games”
Y’all. I just got home from seeing Black Klansman and it’s necessary viewing. Set in the 70s, this movie isRead more.
201: Russia, or “What the Helsinki?!”
In 1223, Genghis Khan’s army invaded the territory of the Kievan Rus. They established the Khanate of the Golden HordeRead more.
117: The World Today or, “Too Soon?”
Friends, we’ve done it. We’ve reached the final episode of Season 1: The Big Picture of World History. Let meRead more.
116: 20th c. Middle East or, “Who knew religion was so important to people?!”
Think about the Middle East. They’ve been controlled by Persia, Alexander the Great, the Romans, the Caliphates, the Ottoman Empire,Read more.
115 Decolonization, or “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out!”
Today we’re going back to the 20th century and Decolonization, or as I like to call it, “Don’t Let theRead more.
114: The Cold War in Latin America, or “This is why they hate us there!”
Today, let’s look back through that same time period in Latin America. This is a region where the Cold WarRead more.
113: The Cold War or, “I Must Break You, WOLVERINES!”
Today, we’ll look at the new global system that gets set up in the wake up European empires. The U.S.Read more.