Revolutions

A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???

http://www.revolutionspodcast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 280 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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2.6- Independence


The American colonies declared independence in July 1776. Then their armies got chased around New York. 


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 2014-03-16  30m
 
 

2.5- The Guns of Ticonderoga


After the skirmishes at Lexington and Concord, war between Britain and the colonies broke out. George Washington was appointed commander-in-chief and laid siege to Boston.


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 2014-03-09  29m
 
 

2.4- The Boston Tea Party


The Boston Tea Party led Parliament to pass the Intolerable Acts in 1774. The colonists were really super not amused. 


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 2014-03-03  27m
 
 

2.3- The Townshend Acts


After the failure of the Stamp Act, Parliament passed a new series of taxes known as the Townshend Acts. The colonists were not amused. 


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 2014-02-24  27m
 
 

2.2- The Stamp Act


After the French and Indian War, the British Ministry started levying new taxes on the colonies. The colonists were not amused. 


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 2014-02-16  29m
 
 

2.1- The Thirteen Colonies


A brief tour of the Thirteen Colonies. 


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 2014-02-10  30m
 
 

1.16- The Restoration


The English Monarchy was restored in 1660. 


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 2014-01-13  30m
 
 

1.16a Supplemental- Sir Edward Hyde, First Earl of Clarendon


  After serving in Parliament and the courts of both Charles I and Charles II, Edward Hyde wrote a massively influential history of the English Civil Wars.


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 2014-01-13  11m
 
 

1.15- The Good Old Cause


Oliver Cromwell died on September 3, 1658. His son and heir Richard was iunable to hold the Protectorate together. 


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 2014-01-06  28m
 
 

1.14a Supplemental- The War on Christmas


After the Puritans came to power they tried to abolish Christmas. Seriously. 


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 2013-12-25  8m