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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by iHeartRadio and HowStuffWorks.

    SYMHC Classics: The Sham Battle and Cochecho Massacre

    SYMHC Classics: The Sham Battle and Cochecho Massacre

    This 2015 episode revisits an event that was half performance for the British troops, and half actual sham. It led to an attack on Dover by the Pennacook tribe in 1689.
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    • 25 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: Croquet and King Philip

    Behind the Scenes Minis: Croquet and King Philip

    Holly and Tracy cover their experiences with croquet and historical stories that didn't fit into the episode, and then discuss the challenges in researching North America's indigenous nations histories when most narratives are written by white colonists.
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    • 14 min
    King Philip’s War

    King Philip’s War

    King Philip’s War was an armed conflict primarily between English colonists and Indigenous nations in what’s now New England, although there were some Indigenous peoples who were allied with the colonists. 
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    • 40 min
    Croquet History

    Croquet History

    Croquet's origins are murky, but because of its relative ease of play and low barrier of entry, it went through a surge in popularity almost as soon as it was documented.
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    • 33 min
    SYMHC Classics: Archaeology and Harvard Indian College

    SYMHC Classics: Archaeology and Harvard Indian College

    We're revisiting a 2015 episode, where Holly chats with archaeologists Patricia Capone and Diana Loren about Harvard's Indian College, the school's importance to Colonial history and the ongoing archaeology of Harvard Yard.
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    • 52 min
    Behind the Scenes Minis: ERA and Paul Cuffe

    Behind the Scenes Minis: ERA and Paul Cuffe

    Tracy and Holly discuss the nuances of the Equal Rights Amendment's history, and the whaling industry that we discussed in the biography of Quaker Paul Cuffe.
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    • 16 min

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