Category Archives: Biography

TYSK: Civil War Biography T Bailey Brown

Today we will talk about T. Bailey Brown who had the unfortunate distinction of being the first Union soldier killed in the American Civil War. Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag?sub_confirmation=1&feature=iv&src_vid=EDmEzX4uBLQ&annotation_id=annotation_4046306907 Research links: … Continue reading

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Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler, responsible for rescuing 2,500 Jewish children out of Poland during World War II. Season 1 Episode 5 (Published 8/31/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: Life in a Jar: … Continue reading

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Sayyida al Hurra, Avenging Pirate Queen

Sayyida al Hurra, the Islamic Avenging Pirate Queen. Season 1 Episode 4 (Published 5/22/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayyida_al_Hurra http://www.wrmea.org/1994-february-march/book-review-the-forgotten-queens-of-islam.html https://staticsplit.wordpress.com/2012/12/10/the-badass-lady-pirates-of-history/ http://www.amazingwomeninhistory.com/sayyida-al-hurra-islamic-pirate-queen/ http://womenwhokickass.tumblr.com/post/33651226848/sayyida-al-hurra-sayyida-al-hurra-ibn-banu http://pictorial.jezebel.com/sayyida-al-hurra-the-beloved-avenging-islamic-pirate-1685524517 Thank you Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org/Terms_of_Usefor) … Continue reading

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Robert Smalls, ex-slave, sailor, congressman

Robert Smalls, an ex-slave, Union ship captain and congressional leader. A great man in many ways. Season 1 Episode 2 (Published 5/01/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZxD7TBqM9aZ4RV0lkKctag Research links: • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Smalls • http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/which-slave-sailed-himself-to-freedom/ • http://www.robertsmalls.com/history.html … Continue reading

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Phoolan Devi, Bandit Queen

Phoolan Devi, the Bandit Queen grew up and was victim to circumstances beyond her control. This is how she turned that around to become a beloved politician. Season 1 Episode 2 (Published 5/01/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/Continue reading

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Percy Julian, Chemist

Today we will talk about Percy Julian, a renowned African American chemist responsible for many inventions such as cortisone, and birth control pills. Season 1 Episode 1 (Published 4/24/15) Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ My Video Game Let’s … Continue reading

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ACW Biography 1 – Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard

Today, in our 16th video, we will cover the biography of General PGT Beauregard. TYSK Important Addresses Website: https://youshouldknowthings.wordpress.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThingsYSK Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/116148397258434037141/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoGZVIm4ofU My Video Game Let’s Plays: https://www.youtube.com/user/strangewhispers71 Research links: I have done a lot of research, here are only a … Continue reading

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