History 101

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Smart, engrossing history series explores variety of topics.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 16+

Feminism Episode Warning

The entire series is really good. The Feminism episode does show topless women marching, so I would recommend that episode for an older audience. But the rest is probably ok for ages 10+.

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