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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

The Luddites

July 3rd, 2013

Episode 566 of 998 episodes

The Luddite uprising was a series of protests in northern England, in which workers smashed machines in mills and factories. This wasn’t the first organized violence against mechanization, but Luddites are the most infamous of all the machine-breakers.

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