90. The War Of 1812 (Part 2)

In this episode we pick up as the war begins, following its explosive start and rather lukewarm middle until the British finally finish with Napoleon in Europe and turn their attention to the Americans. Colin Oliver returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101.

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89. The War Of 1812 (Part 1)

In this episode we discuss North American history between 1763 and 1812 as a background to this conflict, as well as the specific grievances the United States held against Britain that led to their declaration of war on the British colonies of Canada. Colin Oliver returns as guest.     Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Kimberlyn Crowe, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Priit Parkson, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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Notes: Episode 14, Napoleon (Part 2)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   2:47 – The bicorne didn’t normally fold down – it’s just the practical root of the hat design. It was normally molded and then pinned to stay up. The most distinctive thing Napoleon did for the hat was to wear it so that the two points […]

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14. Napoleon (Part 2)

In this episode, we cover the aspects of Napoleon’s tenure that aren’t directly tied to the timeline of his military and political narrative, such as law, culture, religion, and legacy. Colin Oliver returns as guest.

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Notes: Episode 13, Napoleon (Part 1)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   7:51 – I can’t stress enough how poor an overview of the French Revolution is. There are a lot of resources out there which can give you an idea of what happened there, and I would strongly recommend you look for one of those, because after this […]

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13. Napoleon (Part 1)

In this episode, we cover the Napoleonic Wars and the ruinous effect they had on the entire European continent. Colin Oliver joins as guest.

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Notes: Episode 7, American Expansion (Part 1)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information.   8:33 – This isn’t to say that no one in British parliament had the interests of colonists in mind, but rather that none had been directly elected by the people of the 13 colonies. Their government consisted of governors appointed (usually by proxy) by the Crown. […]

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7. American Expansion (Part 1)

In this episode, we discuss the first 60 years of the United States’ history in the framework of territorial expansion, largely in terms of the Louisiana Purchase and the Oregon Territory. We also address what makes the United States different, as well as specific policies on Native Americans. Paul McGeown joins as guest.

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