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The people, events and topics of United States history, shared in the time it takes to enjoy a cup of coffee. Come hang with me as I nerd out a little on America's history.

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The people, events and topics of United States history, shared in the time it takes to enjoy a cup of coffee. Come hang with me as I nerd out a little on America's history.

    Martha Washington: Protector In Chief

    Martha Washington: Protector In Chief

    Tune in as I continue my month of Washington based shows.  In this week's episode, I am talking all about our first First Lady, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington. We all know her as the first of the firsts, but there is so much more to her story. From...

    • 18 min
    George Washington - The Early Years

    George Washington - The Early Years

    Tune in this week as I start on the journey that is the life of Washington. As I mention in the episode, the first president has made several appearances on prior episodes and I think they're worth listening to in preparation to the closing chapter of...

    • 14 min
    The Notorious: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    The Notorious: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Closing out Women's History Month with a bang ! Tune in as I discuss the infamous Ruth Bader Ginsburg.She is known by many as the Notorious RBG, but Ginsburg life is an example of never giving up on your dreams and always fighting for what you...

    • 16 min
    The Northwest Indian War

    The Northwest Indian War

    This week, I am diving into the first of what is known as the U.S / Indian Wars. Looking to protect their land from American settlers, the tribal nations of the Northwest Territory banned together to attempt negotiations with the new United States...

    • 13 min
    Communist, Activist: Angela Davis

    Communist, Activist: Angela Davis

    Welcome to another bonus round of Civics & Coffee. This week's Wonder Woman Wednesday is dedicated to the activist, academic and infamous FBI Most Wanted, Angela Davis. From her youth trying to survive living in a place known as Dynamite Hill in...

    • 11 min
    The Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights

    This week I dive into the creation and ratification of the Bill of Rights. Did you know that when the Bill of Rights were originally ratified they were only meant to cover federal crimes and limit the federal governments authority? Tune in this week as...

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

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26 Ratings

26 Ratings

FireHarvard ,

Wonderful every single time

This podcast is well researched, well presented, and wonderful on every single subject. 100% recommend to anyone.

EarthWind&Bread ,

Love coffee and this podcast

Just finished the Frida Kahlo episode, and I loved it! Great writing, great voice. Lovely bit of history! Highly recommend!

virgo_gal_val ,

You’ll learn something new each week!

Great informative podcast where I learn some tidbit of history that inevitably got glossed over in my school age years. Alycia is a natural raconteur with a passion for history and it shows. Pour yourself a cuppa and have a listen.

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