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Episode 319 - The Desolation of Sugar

Rum, made from a byproduct of sugar cane, was a big part of early American trade.

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Episode 315 - A History of Time Zones

You don't know how much I wanted to call this one "Chester A. Arthur Did Something Important When He Was President." But I held back.

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Episode 303 - Uther Pendragon

Sort of obligatory...if you're gonna talk about Arthur...

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Episode 293 - Turquoise to Esperanto

"Turquoise" in Esperanto is "Turkiso."

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Episode 291 - Noah Webster to Timbuktu

Slave or not, Anthony Johnson was still forced from his home.

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Episode 231 - Revolutionary Mail

Ben Franklin really was devious, wasn't he?

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Episode 229 - Mulan

Let's get down to business!!

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Episode 220 - The Elvish Revolution

There are classes in Elvish at Universities around the country.

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Episode 214 - The First School Boards

Thanks, Puritans! Wanna learn more? Check out the "Old Deluder Law."

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Episode 210 - The Rai Stone

The ancient's version of the credit card.

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