British Take Charge: Battle of the Monongahela

August 20, 2017

Britain sends Gen. Braddock to America to recapture the Ohio Valley in 1755.  He meets the French and Indians at the Battle of the Monongahela.

 

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Episode 005: Jumonville & Fort Necessity

August 13, 2017

Virginia sends a young man named George Washington into the Ohio Valley to challenge the French. There, he starts a world war.

 

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Episode 004: Britain, France, and the Indians

August 6, 2017

Britain and France had spent the prior century in almost continuous fighthing.  In American, Native tribes attempted to play off the two European powers against one another, while engaging in their own power struggles with neighboring tribes.  Today's episode looks at the power dynamics in play before the outbreak of the French and Indian War. 

 

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Episode 003: British Background

July 30, 2017

Background on the American Colonies. For more text, pictures, maps, and sources, please visit my site at AmRevPodcast.Blogspot.com.

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Episode 002: American Background

July 23, 2017

Background on the American Colonies. For more text, pictures, maps, and sources, please visit my site at AmRevPodcast.Blogspot.com.

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Episode 001: Introduction

July 16, 2017

Today I begin the American Revolution Podcast.

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