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For the first U.S. census, the issue of counting slaves or not was a raging debate between the North and the South… https://t.co/Y0o04wsAAc
4/4
2020
What was asked on the 1790 U.S. census? Just six questions. More here: https://t.co/h2LMOoLGaf https://t.co/w3HTnYZTuqsay it slowly, practice it, record it, listen to it backwards, sleep to it, make a tune out of it as you wash your… https://t.co/I1C4w4wGQa🚨🚨🚨 ASK US ANYTHING: https://t.co/4ZUGE10q3x https://t.co/lEi0p8xcE2Before data was collected for the first U.S. census in 1790, there was a big question - who should be counted? Ho… https://t.co/1J6BJZx5Sr @throughlineNPR hosts are doing a Reddit AMA today. Ask @RundAbdelfatah and @ramtinarablouei about the show. Also… https://t.co/w5lj3o3lG5
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4/3
2020
The very first recorded census took place in Babylonia nearly six thousand years ago. Since then, empires and cou… https://t.co/Jau0faDr1uAND BRING YOUR QUESTIONS! We'll try to have the answers... https://t.co/jW9FbAYvgQHIT US UP!!! https://t.co/Zkv2mUQXIl https://t.co/TAaLWxCNt7Every single U.S. census has asked a variation of this question - What is your race? Why was this question included… https://t.co/JBn9Ao6P3A
4/2
2020
@upsaurav @RundAbdelfatah thank you for listening! @upsaurav @RundAbdelfatah 😭😭😭 https://t.co/F5vshUrzsf
3/31
2020
There are three educated theories on where the 1918 flu originated - one of them being northern France. Full stor… https://t.co/3H2qYHW4oMRunning 3+ miles to @throughlineNPR >#TigerKing
Retweeted by Throughline @Literarygrrrl thank you for listening!During the 1918 flu, people were already participating in a form of social-distancing - churches were not meeting,… https://t.co/7ZIHM0zISb
3/30
2020
How did the 1918 flu cross over to infect humans? Full story here: https://t.co/h2LMOou4LF https://t.co/APo9CkEPZsSpain was the first country to report on the 1918 flu pandemic - but it wasn't where the disease originated. Wher… https://t.co/defJfDkscQ
3/29
2020
The first recorded U.S. case of the 1918 flu occurred in a sparsely populated county in Kansas. How the 1918 flu s… https://t.co/iEuwMrsTvN @RuschKathleen nothing better than hanging out with Tom Nook on a friday
3/28
2020
How did the 1918 flu spread so quickly? Full story here: https://t.co/h2LMOou4LF https://t.co/HUcsnZAgodvenmo for zoom login: @throughlineNowOnlinecoming to a virtual classroom near you https://t.co/Ld31RTrVu9did i know throughline was gonna do a 1918 episode? DID I KNOW THROUGHLINE WAS GONNA DO A 1918 EPISODE? of course… https://t.co/2hC5gv12Kk
Retweeted by ThroughlineOne significant difference between the 1918 flu and the coronavirus of today? Advanced medical knowledge and proc… https://t.co/aDZBA0kfMF
3/27
2020
The biggest difference between the coronavirus of today and the 1918 flu? Medicine. Listen now:… https://t.co/6Zoqobtfgr @LOQuent that is amazing - let us know what she tells you! @throughlineNPR nice piece on the 1918 pandemic. My grandmother was 1 when it happened. She’s alive and well so I’m… https://t.co/iIdgmf861w
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3/26
2020
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3/25
2020
The Pullman Strike, led by Eugene V. Debs, is one of the most notable labor strikes in U.S. history. And when Deb… https://t.co/RxknwLD2Ag
3/24
2020
Eugene V. Debs started advocating for labor rights after seeing a friend crushed to death on the job. Full story… https://t.co/1RKfkmNfHOEven in bad weather, a quick walk offers a great way to break up the screen time. Especially when learning somethin… https://t.co/FwoKKNts66
Retweeted by Throughlinewe're here... to DISTRACT. https://t.co/q3hsWO0iSa @Mennlay fame does that to you sometimes 🤩 - thanks for listening! @notabotongod https://t.co/UZ8RktdTYC @lenguaraz Of course! What's the assignment gonna be??? @passthejujubes sometimes fame just calls you up out of the blue 🤩 @lenguaraz Hi Laura - thank you for listening and for using the episode in your classroom! Here's the transcript: https://t.co/2IqFq47mPT @ecmesser Hi Erin - thanks for listening this! We made the correction shortly after the episode was published which… https://t.co/eBcXbHwnVtThis week: a politician who drew crowds in the tens of thousands, pushed American politics to the left, and ran for… https://t.co/PMy7sSNYXg
3/23
2020
Eugene V. Debs would run to be U.S. president five times, and in his last run, he garnered close to 1 million votes… https://t.co/KAR8xTOj7wEugene V. Debs and other socialists were jailed for opposing World War I. But he ran for president of the United… https://t.co/yAI7tX4Hul
3/22
2020
In the 1912 presidential election, Teddy Roosevelt declared Eugene V. Debs to be one of the most "undesirable citiz… https://t.co/7u6nIi4Wo4
3/21
2020
Growing up, Eugene V. Debs was influenced by a very, very, very long novel - Les Misérables. More here:… https://t.co/Yh7XwzVLBOFor most of the 20th century, socialism was a dirty word in American politics. But that doesn't mean it wasn't also… https://t.co/74LSsAYlOr
3/20
2020
Eugene Debs was on the presidential ballot in 1920. But his run ended up being about more than just a shot at the h… https://t.co/bGWe7LY9pe @MatthewBillman6 Hi Matthew - appreciate you letting us know. We'll be making a correction soon. Thanks for listening!NEW EP! More than a 100 years before Bernie Sanders’ campaign for president, another self-described socialist ran… https://t.co/TgGe1VCEkU
3/19
2020
Icy and blustery but @throughlineNPR warms the deepest part of my history teacher soul. Stay safe, wash your damn h… https://t.co/PqaJjNvEsQ
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3/17
2020
Self-quarantining and social distancing is key right now. Podcast recs?
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3/16
2020
Vinayak Savarkar helped popularize the term "Hindutva" - the idea that being Indian is inseparable from being Hindu… https://t.co/XNoXY0ELfD
3/15
2020
In India, there are over twenty official languages and numerous religions. But, the Hindu nationalist movement cont… https://t.co/5qSHSJzUPy
3/14
2020
@ScottieYahtzee https://t.co/3M3eWRg8nS @ScottieYahtzee Hey Scot, thanks for flagging this. If you check now the episode should be there. Hope that helps!A new citizenship law that excludes undocumented Muslims & new incendiary rhetoric from the Hindu nationalist party… https://t.co/wH5Gw8OmAk
3/13
2020
Thank you to @BoingBoing for writing about the "Becoming America" episode of @throughlineNPR! https://t.co/ECR1YphvKg
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3/12
2020
@RundAbdelfatah @ramtinarablouei Me, Rund, Ramtin, and the producers of @throughlineNPR discussing the political/ps… https://t.co/DO7yIHEFII
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3/11
2020
Jemima Wilkinson was an expelled Quaker who fell deathly ill. The Public Universal Friend was a self-proclaimed me… https://t.co/YiPkyZ3JrU
3/10
2020
How did the Public Universal Friend attract so many female followers? By allowing them to break some of the restri… https://t.co/uRiI5sWLHuIt’s officially the last day to apply for an @NPR internship! All applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. ET Set… https://t.co/GIt4DZikq1
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3/9
2020
The Public Universal Friend was doing some major trailblazing back in the day... https://t.co/P32yCFtCrW
3/8
2020
The Public Universal Friend had a message for anyone that would listen. More here: https://t.co/h2LMOou4LF https://t.co/SmxqUeFvQtI told you I was back @throughlineNPR . Thanks again to @RundAbdelfatah & @ramtinarablouei for the show and special… https://t.co/AQXFm5Hdqf
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3/7
2020
Where did you go to seek religious freedom during the Revolutionary War? The smallest state in the U.S. Full sto… https://t.co/Ejj2x9nPz7In 2019, Merriam-Webster announced the gender non-binary pronoun "they" as their word of the year. But, people ha… https://t.co/Eapdho5lVM
3/6
2020
The American Revolutionary War wasn't just a time of political change, but also a period of intense religious and s… https://t.co/goiEXbnT0Ljust going to leave this here... https://t.co/bIcin6b5W4✨NEW EP!✨ How a genderless prophet rocked society's traditional norms in Revolutionary America, and paved the way… https://t.co/cEwywLAtto
3/5
2020
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3/4
2020
Thanks for shouting out our episode, "The Stars" @TheAVClub https://t.co/Cw6z512wi1
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3/3
2020
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2/28
2020
This week, we share an episode from @today_explained, about the history of conflict in Northern Ireland and how Bre… https://t.co/w8E2WLlvVv
2/27
2020
In 1914, Evangeline Adams was arrested and put on trial for conducting an illegal operation - Astrology readings.… https://t.co/tvhniaPc3Xwhen you get that Oprah approval https://t.co/jCzskdoZVI @JTGwiazdowski @ramtinarablouei @RundAbdelfatah Your presence has been missed 😭😭😭
2/25
2020
How did Evangeline Adams first learn about astrology? After meeting a doctor who was also an astrologer. Full st… https://t.co/jvYYmMA3rTWe join in honoring the memory of mathematician Katherine Johnson, who passed away today at age 101. Starting with… https://t.co/ErRUzYSFnm
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2/24
2020
How does a practicing astrologer view her work? More from her here: https://t.co/GC4PeCLewv https://t.co/o95PQSWuMX
2/23
2020
On Saint Patrick's Day in 1899, the Windsor Hotel in NYC burnt down. A day before the incident, Evangeline Adams… https://t.co/b85Woh4MUTWhat do J.P. Morgan, Charlie Chaplin, and Eugene O'Neill all have in common? They all got their astrology readings… https://t.co/LsELMUmWNJ
2/22
2020
Did people know that President Ronald Reagan was guided by an astrologer during his time in office? Listen here:… https://t.co/IfRXSMVAUs @JP_Delahoussaye we won't tell Guy 😈😈😈 @HowIBuiltThis RE-MIXHow did one woman move astrology into the U.S mainstream in the 20th century? By being a savvy businesswoman. Th… https://t.co/hWMBy1VrIL
2/21
2020
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2/20
2020

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