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Vox Historia: The Voice of History

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History speaks to us through the many threads of the past, informing our present and predicting our future. Vox History examines those voices in a unique way. Each episode of this podcast is created by students of history at Elk Grove High School. In lieu of traditional tests and activities, the students pick the topics and produce the episodes. Sometimes you may hear the voice of teachers as well, as they become inspired by the students.

History speaks to us through the many threads of the past, informing our present and predicting our future. Vox History examines those voices in a unique way. Each episode of this podcast is created by students of history at Elk Grove High School. In lieu of traditional tests and activities, the students pick the topics and produce the episodes. Sometimes you may hear the voice of teachers as well, as they become inspired by the students.
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History speaks to us through the many threads of the past, informing our present and predicting our future. Vox History examines those voices in a unique way. Each episode of this podcast is created by students of history at Elk Grove High School. In lieu of traditional tests and activities, the students pick the topics and produce the episodes. Sometimes you may hear the voice of teachers as well, as they become inspired by the students.

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@MrJanuEGHS

Language:

English

Contact:

847-718-4767


Episodes

The Effect of the colonization of Australia

4/23/2019
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In 1778, Captain James Cook, in search of a new colony discovered what is now modern day Queensland, Australia and claimed it for king and country. Initiating Britain to settle a far outpost for the empire and a dumping ground for prisoners after losing to the newly formed United States. The settling of Australia and the reasons that pertained to it reflect the imperialist attitudes of Britain wanting to expand to add land and power. The colonization changed a nomadic place to what is now...

Duration:00:10:16

The Causes and Effects of the French Revolution

4/16/2019
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The French Revolution was a huge turning point in French society. Citizens of the third estate were tired of being mistreated and ignored and finally stood up for themselves and what they believed in, in order to get justice. On this episode of Vox Historia, Tara Baiti, Xiomara Myles, and Nikol Kroumova discuss the causes and effects of the revolution through the various points of view of people from this period.

Duration:00:08:52

The Opium Wars

4/14/2019
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The opium wars highlights Britain and the rest of Europe’s imperialistic ideologies that underwent in the mid 19th century. These events ultimately dismantled China and their ways of life as nearly 10 million people became addicted to opium products. In this episode of Vox Historia, Dean Fries, Jack Anderzak and Adam Malmstrom provide actions and reactions on how imperialism changed the world forever.

Duration:00:07:15

Abolishment of Slavery in Africa and The Americas

4/13/2019
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In this episode Braden and Jillian take you back on a time travel adventure to the time of slavery. In this episode of Vox Historia you will learn about Slavery in North/South America and Africa, laws and bills that were passed in order to abolish slavery, abolitionist movements that led to Emancipation, the treatment of slavery and tasks slaves were forced to follow, and how legislative Rulers affected slavery in both good and bad ways. This episode was produced by Braden Wildi and Jillian...

Duration:00:07:31

Imperialism in the Berlin Conference

4/13/2019
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Throughout the 19th century, European powers rushed to conquer land in Africa. The Berlin Conference from 1884-1885 gathered representatives from across Europe to discuss this colonialism in Africa and create borders for their new territories. Sandra, a reporter for Time Travel News, journeys back to the beginning of this conference to interview the Europeans and figure out why Africa is causing such a stir. This episode was written and produced by Ryan Allegretti, Sandra Garcia and Claudia...

Duration:00:08:27

Toussaint’s College of Revolutionary Knowledge

4/11/2019
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As you sit back and listen, you hear three revolutionary leaders come together and talk about the effects of enlightenment, which led to their revolts. On this episode of Vox Historia, Toussaint L'Ouverture, Maximilien Robespierre, and Simon Bolivar will take us back to that time and explain different ways they were influenced by the Enlightenment, and how they used those great ideas for the greater good of their people. This episode was written and produced by Kristina Chirbas, Lexie...

Duration:00:10:50

The Industrial Revolution and How it Spread Across the World

4/9/2019
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The industrial revolution changed the entire world for the better. In the late 1700’s, Britain started making new inventions like the steam engine which led to machine powered factories. New modes of transportation helped to spread the industrial revolution and its benefits on the quality of life across the world. On this episode of Vox Historia, Brett Ulreich, Katie Vassiliou, and Marc Imperial bring us to the future to discuss what the industrial revolution is and how it spread.

Duration:00:06:51

Women's Rights: From the Enlightenment to Now

4/7/2019
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Who runs the world? Girls! Women are undeniably some of the strongest people in history, from the dawn of time to the present day women have fought for the rights they deserve inspiring generations of women to do the same. Beginning from the enlightenment and ending in modern times, Simone Sierra, Glaiza Tabornal, and Abby Maciaszek show us the history of women’s rights and how far we’ve come.

Duration:00:09:17

Was Germany Treated Fairly in the Versailles Peace Treaty?

2/28/2019
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In this first student episode of Vox Historia, sophomores Emmanuel Gonzalez and Jayden Marquis discuss the Versailles Peace Treaty that ended the First World War and whether or not Germany was treated fairly in the details.

Duration:00:06:48

The Battalion of Death

2/18/2019
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Maria Bochkareva was a soldier, fighting for Russia during the First World War. On this episode of Vox Historia, history teacher Bruce Janu demonstrates how a podcast can be used to tell history--by telling the story of the Battalion of Death. Vox Historia is a podcast produced at Elk Grove High School by students in World History class. Upcoming episodes will be researched, written and produced by students who have chosen this as a means to demonstrate learning. More information can be...

Duration:00:13:04

Introducing Vox History - The Voices of History

2/17/2019
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What is Vox Historia? This is a history podcast, featuring student-written and student-produced content. In this episode, world history teacher Bruce Janu explains the concept and rationale behind this podcast. Upcoming episodes will feature World History students from Elk Grove High School. More information about the podcast can be found at Vox Historia.

Duration:00:08:12