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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 …

The Strongest Girl on Earth – Malala Yousafzai

Malala was born in Pakistan on July 12th 1997 and would become one of the most famous teenage girls ever. When she was born, her parents named her after “Malalai of Maiwand” who was a famous teenage girl hero in Afghanistan in the 1800s. I know, right? Isn’t history just so bizarre. You get named …

The History of the Birth Control Pill (feat. Amber Tamblyn) – Drunk History

The History of the Birth Control Pill (feat. Amber Tamblyn) – Drunk History

– Hello. I’m Alison Rich, and today… we’ll be talking about the birth… of birth control. – Cheers!– So, Margaret Sanger was a woman,who at 19, her mother diedfrom complications from pregnancies.She’d been pregnanteight… teen… times. – No. – Yes. I’ve been pregnant zero times, and I’m stressed out just thinking… about her.So, Margaret moved …

The Roaring 20’s: Crash Course US History #32

The Roaring 20’s: Crash Course US History #32

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course US History, and today we’re gonna learn about one of the best eras ever: the 1920s. The 20s gave us jazz, movies, radio, making out in cars, illegal liquor, and the 20s also gave us prosperity–although not for everybody– and gangsters, and a consumer culture based on …