US History Ep. 12: World War I or, “Woodrow Wilson’s War”
Act 1: Wilson and the War We can’t really understand WWI in America without talking about Woodrow Wilson. And weRead more.
US History Ep. 11 The Women’s Era or, “Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make It On This Podcast”
All right. The ladies of American history have been dancing on the edges of our narrative for about 200 years.Read more.
US History Ep. 10: The Progressive Era or, “No more thumbs in our meat, please!”
So we’ve reached the 20th century – finally! – and the U.S. overall is doing pretty well. Our economy isRead more.
US History Ep. 9: Imperialism or, “Just a spoonful of sugar helps imperialism go down…”
Welcome back to Anti-Social Studies! Last episode we talked about the Gilded Age and it was dark. Like, Dickensian-level darkness:Read more.
US History Ep. 8: The Gilded Age or, “Imagine Newsies… but no one’s dancing.”
Last episode we talked about the end of Reconstruction and the rise of the Jim Crow South. But don’t worry!Read more.
US History Ep. 7: The Postwar South or, “Reconstruction. Reconstruction!”
We left last episode on a cliffhanger. I know you’ve all been desperately waiting for two weeks wondering “Who willRead more.
US History Ep. 6 The Civil War or, “Sorry I’m not Ken Burns!”
Welcome back to Anti-Social Studies! Last time we talked about sectionalism. The federal government kept putting off talking about theRead more.
US History Ep. 5 Sectionalism or, “Manifest Destiny’s Child”
Welcome back to Anti-Social Studies! OK. Real talk. If you’re listening to me right now then either your teacher isRead more.
US History Ep. 4: Slavery or, “America’s Original Sin”
Welcome back to “a very special episode” of Anti-Social Studies! Remember when TV shows did that back in the 90s?Read more.
US History Ep. 3: The Early Republic or, “That Time We Invaded Canada!”
Welcome back to Anti-Social Studies! Last week we rebelled against the British! And won! Who saw that one coming? TodayRead more.