Revolutions (general)

As power passed from Louis XV to Louis XVI, royal ministers attempted to implement reforms, but were thewarted at every turn. 

Direct download: 3.3-_Resistance_to_Reform.mp3
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The Ancien Regime was a mess in desperate need of reform. 

Direct download: 3.2-_The_Broken_Regime_2.mp3
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The population of pre-Revolutionary France was divided into Three Estates: the Church, the Nobility and Everyone Else. 

Direct download: 3.1_The_Three_Estates.mp3
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Tours. Episode Numbering. Money. Parlez-vous français?

Direct download: 3.0_Revolutions_Podcast_Update.mp3
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Hang them on the wall of every classroom. 

Direct download: 31b-_The_Bill_of_Rights.mp3
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The ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights marks the end of the Revolutionary Era. 

Direct download: 31-_The_Rising_Sun.mp3
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Between the end of the War of Independence and the Constitutional Convention the new United States was plagued by problems. The Articles of Confederation were not up to solving them. 

Direct download: 030-_The_Critical_Period.mp3
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As the newly independent United States trasitioned from war to peace, it was tripped up by the ineffective Articles of Confederation. 

Direct download: 29-_The_Articles_of_Confederation.mp3
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Lord Cornwallis was trapped in Yorktown in October 1781. His surrender ended the American War of Independence. 

Direct download: 28-_Yorktown.mp3
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Despite the thrashing he gave Horatio Gates at the Battle of Camden, Lord Cornwallis found the Carolinas slipping out of his grasp. 

Direct download: 27-_Tarletons_Quarter.mp3
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