1% of History

A history podcast for kids to discover and learn more about different people and parts of history-in other words, we’re digging deeper than that 1% of History we learn in school, with a focus on the impact of women.

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Episodes

Friday Jul 01, 2022

Learn more about who Ruth Bader Ginsburg is and what the Supreme Court's job actually is!
RBG is a female icon in the United States-with good reason. Fing out more about her life and why she is so important.
Social Media:
Tiktok
Instagram
Book Recommendations: (I do not receive any compensation from these links)
For Kids-
Who was Ruth Bader Ginsburg?
Becoming RBG
The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
For Adults-
My Own Words
Notorious RBG

Phillis Wheatley

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Monday Jun 20, 2022

Hi y'all, welcome to today's episode! I'm introducing 1% of History and who Phillis Wheatley is! Y'all, I'm so excited to bring to you a new episode where we explore a little bit more of our history, particularly Phillis Wheatley. 
 
Please email 1percenthistory@gmail.com
Tiktok: msmartinelementary
Instagram: msmartinelementary
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsAj_lzyMc-4NXD2YqU7yiQ
Blog: www.lindseyemartin.com
 

Sunday Jan 30, 2022

Find out who and how participated in the American Revolutionary War.

Monday Jan 10, 2022

Find out about the different causes of the American Revolutionary War.
Plus, let's think about it: did the king really only mean to help out a company or do you think he was trying to punish the colonists for leaving England?
You can always email thehistorypod@gmail.com
 

Benedict Arnold

Wednesday Dec 29, 2021

Wednesday Dec 29, 2021

Join me as I talk about Benedict Arnold. 
Benedict Arnold is known as the traitor; however, it turns out he's got more to him than that! 
Remember, for suggestions and comments please email thehistorypod@gmail.com
Sources:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Benedict-Arnold
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/benedict-arnold-turned-traitor-american-revolution-180958786/
https://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/popup_arnoldsleg.html
https://www.loc.gov/resource/mcc.054/?sp=1&r=-0.138,0.223,1.823,0.808,0

James Armistead Lafayette

Sunday Dec 19, 2021

Sunday Dec 19, 2021

Join me as we talk about James Armistead Lafayette-a spy during the Revolutionary War.
 
Sources:
https://www.battlefields.org/learn/biographies/james-armistead-lafayette
https://www.biography.com/political-figure/james-armistead
https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/lafayette-james-armistead-1760-1832/
https://www.army.mil/article/119280/james_armistead_lafayette_1760_1832
https://www.history.com/news/battle-of-yorktown-slave-spy-james-armistead
https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/explore/nation-builders/james-armistead-lafayette/
 

Amelia Earhart

Sunday Dec 12, 2021

Sunday Dec 12, 2021

Join me as we discuss the history of Amelia Earhart! Who is she, what did she do, and what do we know about her disappearance? 
Sources:
ameliaearhart.com
history.com
smithsonianmagazine.com 

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1% of History

Welcome to the 1% of History podcast.

Here, the goal is to bring history alive for kids. The podcast will explore different people and events throughout history.

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Email 1percenthistory@gmail.com to share your request, ideas, and comments

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