Episode 15: The Crash and the Great Depression
Talking History with Big Coop
by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
America's fun times come to an end. The Wall Street Crash of 1929 heralds the beginnings of an economic depression that would change the way Americans perceive their government's role in their lives.  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Grabbing the Dream: Lorraine Hansberry, Race, and the Suburbs
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by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
A quick dive into issues of race and racism portrayed in Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning play, "A Raisin in the Sun." --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 13: Society of the 1920s
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by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
What put the "roar" in the "Roaring 20s"? This week you'll find out. Take a dive into the grand experiment of Prohibition and its disastrous outcomes. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 11: A Return to Normalcy
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by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
This week we look at the presidencies of Harding and Coolidge. One presidency marred by scandal, the other tainted by the first. The economic policies that promoted the "Roaring" part of the Roaring Twenties and set the stage for the Great Depression are initiated by these two men. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 2.2: The Populist Party and the Farmer's Revolt
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by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
A brief sojourn back to the Gilded Age as we look at the coalescing of farmers into political groups known as granges and uniting with the Democratic Party under William Jennings Bryan for the election of 1896 on a ticket supporting "bimetallism." --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 9: Over There
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by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
Part three of four episodes on WWI: America primes it’s military for war and begins the arduous task of moving troops and weaponry across the pond. The penultimate episode of Season 1. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 7: The Causes of World War One
Talking History with Big Coop
by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
Here's a midweek special-the first of a four part series on WWI! In this episode I will look at the spark that sets off the Great War: the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and the Sandwich Theory.  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 6: American Empire
Talking History with Big Coop
by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
The longest one yet!!! Following the success of the United State's "Splendid Little War" against the failing Spanish Empire, our Progressive (and expansionist) presidents approach their foreign policies in varied ways. Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson oversee the years of American Empire and the road to World War I. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 5: The Spanish American War
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by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
The buildup is over and the “Splendid Little War” episode is here and the Imperial transformation of the United States begins. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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Episode 2: The Robber Barons at the Wheel
Talking History with Big Coop
by Cassady Cooper
1y ago
A short look at the life of one of the Robber Barons. Still getting the hang of the is format. I will be posting one of my class lectures soon and trying to create more of that "vibe" for subsequent episodes... --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cassady-cooper/message ..read more
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