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Women’s Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

Women’s Suffrage: Crash Course US History #31

Episode 31: Feminism and Suffrage Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history and today we’re going to talk about women in the progressive era. My God, that is a fantastic hat. Wait, votes for women?? So between Teddy Roosevelt, and Woodrow Wilson, and all those doughboys headed off to war, women in …

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 …