• Character Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google… Read More
• Rules and laws Rappaport’s Law was instituted by Emily Rappaport, the 15th President of MACUSA, in 1790. The law completely segregated the No-Maj and magical communities in the United States following one of the most serious breaches of the International Statute of Secrecy of all time (Pm). Podcast:… Read More
• Event Put in place in 1790 by MACUSA President Emily Rappaport in order to completely sever ties between the Wizarding and No-Maj communities in America. Thus, the American magical community became completely segregated, unlike the European Wizarding World where inter-Muggle marriage and government cooperation were allowed (Pm). Podcast:… Read More
• Event Repealed in 1965 by MACUSA. Before that, Wizards could not mingle with No-Maj, whether as friends or married couples. Magical children could not have a wand before attending Ilvermorny School, and they were not allowed to take their wands home during breaks (Pm). Podcast:… Read More
• Character The Grey Lady is the Ravenclaw House ghost; in life, she was Helena Ravenclaw, the daughter of Hogwarts founder Rowena Ravenclaw. Helena stole her mother’s diadem to make herself cleverer and fled to Albania. Her mother became deathly ill soon after and sent Helena’s long-time admirer to find her and bring her back. When… Read More
• Character Regulus Black was the younger brother of Sirius Black. Unlike Sirius, Regulus was favored by their parents because he shared their overweening pride in their heritage and their belief in pure-blood supremacy; indeed, Regulus became one of Voldemort’s Death Eaters around 1977 at the age of sixteen. Sirius… Read More
• Magical effects A deep sense of guilt, sorrow and regret over an act that causes harm to another person. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Spells Spell that keeps something away from the caster or from a target object that the spell is cast upon. The basic spell for repelling something starts with “Repello” followed by the correct Latinate word for the target to be repelled. Podcast:… Read More
• Historical events Fought between the original thirteen American colonies and the British government from 1775-1883. Also known as the War for American Independence. American witches and wizards were torn about what their role should be in the Revolution, discussing the matter during the “Country or Kind Debate” of 1777. A message was… Read More
• Character One of the twin founders of Rome, along with his brother Remus. According to legend, they were raised by wolves. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Augustus Rookwood was a Death Eater and spy in the Ministry during the first war with Voldemort. He worked for the Department of Mysteries but had agents throughout the Ministry, not all of whom knew who they were really working for. (For example, Rookwood was an… Read More
• Hogwarts The Room of Requirement is a magical room which can only be discovered by someone who is in need. It is called the Come and Go Room by the house-elves of Hogwarts. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Hogwarts castle and grounds • Rooms, chambers, and floors • Wizarding places The Room of Requirement is a magical room in Hogwarts castle which can only be discovered by someone who is in need. It is called the Come and Go Room by the house-elves of Hogwarts. The Room is located on the seventh floor, opposite a tapestry showing Barnabas the Barmy… Read More
• Character Ruby was a witch who dated Sam, a fellow MACUSA employee (WFT). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:16 — 4.8MB)Subscribe:… Read More