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These Are The Biggest Traitors In US History

These Are The Biggest Traitors In US History

10 Biggest Traitors In US History 10) Julius and Ethel Rosenberg When Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were brought before a jury in 1951, the event became the Trial of the Century. At least until that title was stolen by another trail with the Kardashians and a certain footballer who DEFINITELY DIDN’T KILL HIS WIFE. The …

The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

The Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US History #41

Episode 41: Rise of Conservatism Hi, I’m John Green, this is CrashCourse U.S. history and today we’re going to–Nixon?–we’re going to talk about the rise of conservatism. So Alabama, where I went to high school, is a pretty conservative state and reliably sends Republicans to Washington. Like, both of its Senators, Jeff Sessions and Richard …

What Life Is Like For an Ex-President

What Life Is Like For an Ex-President

“There is nothing more pathetic in life than a former president.” These words, and variations of them, authored by former President John Quincy Adams show up in just about every major article on the subject. But if you pay any attention to the news, you’ll see that’s probably not the case. Today, we’re exploring what …