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Hosts Jac and Nat are fresh out of college and studying for the Foreign Service Officer Test. Unfortunately, they have quickly realized how little they know about world history. Join them each week as they sit down and have a conversation about influential moments in history and ask, “How did we not know that?”.

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How Did We Not Know That How Did We Not Know That

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 30 Ratings

Hosts Jac and Nat are fresh out of college and studying for the Foreign Service Officer Test. Unfortunately, they have quickly realized how little they know about world history. Join them each week as they sit down and have a conversation about influential moments in history and ask, “How did we not know that?”.

🎉Contact: howdidwenotknowthat@gmail.com

📄Show Notes: www.hdwnkt.com

📦Stickers: https://account.venmo.com/u/hdwnkt

💛Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/HowDidWeNotKnowThat

🖥YouTube: @HDWNKT
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/hdwnkt/support

    Hiatus Update!

    Hiatus Update!

    We miss you guys and hope to resume again soon.

    We are closing all of our Social Media accounts except Youtube and we will be releasing a project there starting July 8th and ending by Oct 1st.

    Thanks for Everything,

    Jac & Nat


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    • 2 min
    What's The Definition of "Sexual Relations"?

    What's The Definition of "Sexual Relations"?

    In 1998, a sex scandal was uncovered in extreme detail in one of the most unlikely places: the US Congress. The lives of several women were completely ruined, especially that of White House intern Monica Lewinsky. In this episode, Nat covers the impeachment trial of former US President Bill Clinton.



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    • 43 min
    What Is Inflation? | Econ With Jac

    What Is Inflation? | Econ With Jac

    The 2021 U.S. Inflation rate has been all over the news! What will the Federal Reserve do (or not)? In this Econ With Jac minisode, we break down the basics of inflation and the risks of our rate. 

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    • 8 min
    What Happened In Roe Versus Wade?

    What Happened In Roe Versus Wade?

    Abortion laws have been all over the news these past few months, so what better way to start the new year than to explain the history of the landmark supreme court case, Roe V Wade. In this episode, Jac breaks down abortion laws in the United States before, during, and after the supreme court ruling and finally ends with current news surrounding women's rights and abortion.

    Check out our two-part episodes on the history of forced sterilization in the United States below:

    We Inspired Nazi Germany? | Forced Sterilization Part 1

    WHAT Did We Do To The Native Americans? | Forced Sterilization Part 2



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    • 39 min
    The Panama Canal Is Actually Interesting?

    The Panama Canal Is Actually Interesting?

    At its time, the Panama Canal was one of the greatest engineering feats in history, but its often forgotten about today. In the last episode of 2021, Nat covers the impressive milestone of the treacherous construction of the Panama Canal.



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    • 34 min
    What Is Italian Fascism?

    What Is Italian Fascism?

    Apart from all the pizza and pasta, Italy is also known as the birthplace of fascism! Although the term is thrown around colloquially these days, should it be? Who is a fascist and what do they do? How did it start and did it ever end? In this episode, Jac takes us through the history of Italian Fascism and the rule of the infamous Benito Mussolini.

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

katiek9597 ,

This is great!

Hey I really enjoy the show!! :)

Roxy127 ,

Love learning again!

I really love learning about history that is never really talked about in school. These two make it so easy to understand and I feel like I can join in on the conversation with them. Keep up the great work and I am excited for more episodes!

Books r us ,

Great History Refresh

Gone are the days of being ignorant on important events! The show is fun, lighthearted and packs just enough history in to keep me engaged. Keep it up!

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