Revolutions

A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Season 1: The English Civil War Season 2: The American Revolutionary War Season 3: The French Revolution Season 4: The Haitian Revolution

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  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 10 Jun 2019

The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles? Come see us: Intelligent Speech Conference. . .

  Direct Link   Download 30 Minutes 03 Jun 2019

According to Lenin, Karl Marx was, "the genius who continued and consummated the three main ideological currents of the 19th century, as represented by the three most advanced countries of mankind: classical German philosophy, classical English political economy, and French socialism combined with French revolutionary doctrines in general.” Come see us in NY: Intelligent Speech Conference.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 31 Minutes 27 May 2019

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels dreamed of revolution. But what happens when the revolution comes and then goes? Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions Recommendation: The Once and Future King. . .

  Direct Link   Download 31 Minutes 20 May 2019

In 1864, a group of working men formed an international association called The International Working Men's Association.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 13 May 2019

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  Direct Link   Download 73 Minutes 12 Mar 2019

The winds have now swept Mexico. To what end? I'll be in Copenhagen: CPH:DOX March 26. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 04 Mar 2019

It's time to bring the Mexican Revolution to a close Sponsor: audible.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 25 Feb 2019

In 1918 and 1919, it was hard to tell whether the Mexican Revolution was heating up or cooling down. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 35 Minutes 17 Feb 2019

In 1917, Villa said he would fight on until Carranza was swinging from a tree. Sponsor: https://molekule.com/. . .

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In 1917 Mexico got a new constitution. sponsor: audible.com/revolutions.. . .

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In March 1916, the United States invaded Mexico. Again. Dome and Bedlam: Ep. 27 Mike Duncan Unscripted Baseball Content Sponsor Link: away.com/revolutions20. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 27 Jan 2019

In November, 1915 Pancho Villa declared death to the gringos. Sponsor link: audible.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 21 Jan 2019

Wherein Pancho Villa is infected with a fatal case of hubris. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 14 Jan 2019

In October 1914 the Aguascalientes Convention met to decide the future of Mexico. Sponsor: Care/Of. . .

  Direct Link   Download 38 Minutes 17 Dec 2018

In the summer of 1914, the armies of Obregón, Villa, and Zapata drove Huerta into exile.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 10 Dec 2018

In April 1914 the United States invaded Mexico. Get 30% off The Storm Before the Storm: Use 30ROME at Checkout Sponsor Link: audible.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 03 Dec 2018

Was Pancho Villa an Avenging Angel, Robin Hood, or King of the Bandits? Yes.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 26 Nov 2018

Let us begin Phase II of the Mexican Revolution... Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 35 Minutes 19 Nov 2018

Actually it was more like 13, but who's counting.. . .

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After becoming President, Madero decided to alienate his old friends.. . .

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After being elected President of Mexico, Francisco Madero enjoyed no peace.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 29 Oct 2018

In the summer of 1911, Francisco Madero was not quite President. And that was a bit of a problem. sponsor: audible.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 22 Oct 2018

How Porfirian politics helped destroy the Porfiriato. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 16 Oct 2018

Sulla died believing he had saved the Roman Republic. Boy was he ever wrong. Can you do any better? Can You Save The Roman Republic? Check out the book: thestormbeforethestorm.com. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 14 Oct 2018

In the spring of 1911, Francisco Madero unleashed the tiger. Let's see if he can control it. Choose Your Own Adventure Game: Can You Save The Republic? Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books). . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 08 Oct 2018

Francisco Madero had a plan, but it didn't really work. Choose Your Own Adventure Game: Can You Save The Republic? Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books) Come! It's fun! Sponsor: Casper.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 24 Sep 2018

Welcome to Morelos. I'd like to introduce you to your host, Emiliano Zapata. Sponsor: HelloFresh.com/revolutions60 Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books) Come! It's fun!. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 17 Sep 2018

After Porfirio Diaz said he welcomed a democratic opposition, many foolishly took him at his word. Tour Dates! Oct 15 -- Toronto -- Ben McNally’s Oct 16 -- NYC -- The Strand Oct 17 -- Nashville -- Parnassus Books Oct 18 -- Atlanta -- The Carter Library (hosted by A Capella Books) Come! It's fun! Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 10 Sep 2018

Just as Mexico was being kicked around by an economic crisis, Porfirio Diaz dropped a political bombshell. Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 03 Sep 2018

Porfirio Diaz ruled Mexico for so long they named a whole section of Mexican history after him. Sponsor: harrys.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 46 Minutes 27 Aug 2018

In the years after independence, Mexico was a bit unstable. Sponsor: Audible.com/revolutions.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 46 Minutes 20 Aug 2018

In 1810, Father Hidalgo let forth the Cry of Dolores.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 12 Aug 2018

Just by way of refresher, since I know everyone took such good notes during episode 5.1 and 5.2 sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 42 Minutes 25 Jun 2018

The last week of May 1871 was indeed a very bloody week. Sponsor link: Audible.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 17 Jun 2018

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The Paris Commune was formally inaugurated on March 28, 1871. Unfortunately no one could agree on what that meant.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 04 Jun 2018

On March 18, 1871 the government of Adolphe Thiers attempted to seize control of the National Guard's cannons. It didn't go well. Fundraiser! revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 28 May 2018

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  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 20 May 2018

In September 1870, everyone in Paris prepared for a siege. Some of them also prepared for revolution. Remember: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com. . .

  Direct Link   Download 38 Minutes 13 May 2018

Napoleon III hoped a war with Prussia would save his Empire. Instead it destroyed his Empire. Remember: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Hardball Times Article: Shohei Ohtani, The Bambino, and Bullet Joe This Week In Baseball History: Episode 47 - Leon Day Plays Two Ways. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 06 May 2018

First as tragedy, then as farce. Fundraiser: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Sponsor: casper.com/revolutions. . .

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  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 30 Apr 2018

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  Direct Link   Download 43 Minutes 25 Mar 2018

The bitter end of the Revolutions of 1848 arrived in the summer of 1849. Visit Audible! audible.com/revolutions Recs: The Storm Before the Storm (duh) and 30 Greatest Orchestral Workd. . .

  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 19 Mar 2018

As the walls close in on the Revolutions of 1848, the final loose ends will be ground up by millstones, but still stamp the future with fertile soil to grow new liberty trees.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 11 Mar 2018

Wherein the King of Prussia is offered a dog's collar.. . .

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In Dec 1848, the Austrian Empire got a new Emperor.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 42 Minutes 26 Feb 2018

In Dec 1848, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected president of France.. . .

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In November 1848, the Pope took flight.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 12 Feb 2018

After the Emperor declared war on Hungary, Vienna launched an uprising in October 1848.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 05 Feb 2018

The Frankfurt Parliament is the symbol of the liberal German Revolution of 1848. That's not a compliment.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 35 Minutes 31 Jan 2018

In the summer of 1848, the forces of counter-revolution began to get the upper hand in central Europe.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 22 Jan 2018

On March 23, 1848 the Kingdom of Piedmont declared war on Austria.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 33 Minutes 14 Jan 2018

In April 1848, the Hungarians won the right to national self-government. But what about the other nations of the Kingdom of Hungary?. . .

  Direct Link   Download 43 Minutes 08 Jan 2018

The Austrian Imperial Ministry had a habit of cracking down, but then backing down.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 43 Minutes 25 Dec 2017

With German unification on the way, the question became who exactly was going to be unified anyway? Give a Gift Get A Gift: www.hachettebookgroup.com/stormbeforethestorm. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 18 Dec 2017

In June 1848, France discovered class conflict. Give a Gift Get A Gift: www.hachettebookgroup.com/stormbeforethestorm Subscribe to Hardcore History Addendum. . .

  Direct Link   Download 42 Minutes 04 Dec 2017

The Provisional Government of France wanted a political revolution NOT a social revolution. Direct Link: Give a Gift Get A Gift: www.hachettebookgroup.com/stormbeforethestorm Tour! 12/4/17 LOS ANGELES, CA Barnes & Noble -- The Grove, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 12/5/17 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Book Passage, 6:00 PM Reading + Signing 12/6/17 PORTLAND, OR Powell's Books, 7:30 PM Back where it all began 12/7/17 SEATTLE, WA Elliott Bay Book Company, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing. . .

  Direct Link   Download 42 Minutes 26 Nov 2017

In March 1848, both Milan and Venice revolted against Austrian rule. Order the Storm Before The Storm: http://thestormbeforethestorm.com West Coast Tour: http://thestormbeforethestorm.com/tour. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 20 Nov 2017

The fall of the July Monarchy set off a chain reaction throughout Germany that climaxed with intense fighting in Berlin.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 15 Nov 2017

On your feet, Magyar, the homeland calls! The time is here, now or never! Shall we be slaves or free? This is the question, choose your answer.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 38 Minutes 06 Nov 2017

On March 13, 1848, Metternich fell. We did it! New York Times Bestseller List http://thestormbeforethestorm.com. . .

  Direct Link   Download 63 Minutes 30 Oct 2017

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  Direct Link   Download 8 Minutes 23 Oct 2017

The Storm Before the Storm is finally here! http://thestormbeforethestorm.com/ Find me on tour: http://thestormbeforethestorm.com/tour/ 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, 7:00 PM In Conversation with Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble -- Rittenhouse Square, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 1:00 PM Oh nothing but living out a childhood fantasy 11/4/17 MADISON, WI Wisconsin Book Festival: Wisconsin Historical Society, 10:30 AM Reading + Signing 11/9/17 MILWAUKEE, WI Boswell Books, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 11/16/17 CHICAGO, IL Barnes & Noble -- Skokie Old Orchard, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 11/17/17 CHICAGO, IL Seminary Co-Op, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 12/4/17 LOS ANGELES, CA Barnes & Noble -- The Grove, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 12/5/17 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Book Passage, 6:00 PM Reading + Signing 12/6/17 PORTLAND, OR Powell's Books, 7:30 PM Back where it all began 12/7/17 SEATTLE, WA Elliott Bay Book Company, Time TBD Reading + Signing. . .

  Direct Link   Download 30 Minutes 16 Oct 2017

There is a spectre haunting Europe.... 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, Time TBD In Conversation w/ Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, Time TBD Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 1:00 PM Oh nothing, just living out a childhood fantasy. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 09 Oct 2017

In 1848 there would be no replacing one Bourbon with another. 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, Time TBD In Conversation w/ Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, Time TBD Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 1:00 PM Oh nothing, just living out a childhood fantasy. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 02 Oct 2017

In February 1848 the National Guard had finally had enough of the July Monarchy Book Tour! 10/24/17 BOSTON, MA Harvard Book Store, 7:00 PM Book launch! 10/25/17 NEW YORK, NY Book Culture, Time TBD In Conversation w/ Jared Yates Sexton 10/26/17 BROOKLYN, NY Powerhouse Arena, 7:00 PM Reading + Signing 10/27/17 PHILADELPHIA, PA Barnes & Noble Rittenhouse Square, Time TBD Reading + Signing 10/28/17 WASHINGTON DC, DC Politics & Prose, 2:00 PM Oh nothing, just living out a childhood fantasy. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 25 Sep 2017

In 1847 and 1848 opposition leaders spent good money to eat bad food while listening to bad speeches. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 18 Sep 2017

The Revolutions of 1848 began in Italy Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo. . .

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  Direct Link   Download 32 Minutes 27 Aug 2017

The mid-1840s were a rotten time. Tides of History Interview History Fangirl Interview Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 23 Aug 2017

1000 years of Hungarian history in 38 minutes. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million Indigo. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 13 Aug 2017

In the years after the Napoleonic conquest, the dream of Italian liberation and unification took root. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million. . .

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In the years after the Napoleonic conquest, the dream of Italian liberation and unification took root. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indiebound Books-a-Million. . .

  Direct Link   Download 43 Minutes 07 Aug 2017

It may not be Holy or Roman anymore, but it was still an Empire... Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million. . .

  Direct Link   Download 32 Minutes 31 Jul 2017

The long road to Germany has begun.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 55 Minutes 27 Jul 2017

Audio excerpt from The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic by Mike Duncan. Forthcoming Oct. 24, 2017. Pre-order a copy today! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million Or visit us at: revolutionspodcast.com thehistoryofrome.com. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 24 Jul 2017

The foundations of the July Monarchy were thin and shallow. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million. . .

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In January 1848 Europe was sleeping on a volcano. Pre-Order The Storm Before the Storm! Amazon Powells Barnes & Noble Indibound Books-a-Million. . .

  Direct Link   Download 34 Minutes 29 May 2017

In June 1832 a bunch of radical republicans spontaneously broke out in song.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 41 Minutes 22 May 2017

In 1820 the Good Cousins staged a revolution in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.. . .

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After the fall of Napoleon, Austrian Foreign Minister Metternich attempted to orchestrate a new conservative order in Europe. Sponsor: Bombfell.com/revolutions.. . .

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In 1830, the Belgians said we don't want to be a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands anymore.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 34 Minutes 30 Apr 2017

What the heck did the rest of France think about the July Revolution? Sponsor Link: Audible.com/revolutions. . .

  Direct Link   Download 48 Minutes 24 Apr 2017

King Charles X should have never signed the Four Ordinances. You know. In hindsight.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 23 Minutes 17 Apr 2017

Time to get this piece on the board.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 38 Minutes 10 Apr 2017

On Wed July 28, 1830 the people of Paris proved that piles of rubble were the key to urban revolution.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 39 Minutes 02 Apr 2017

On Monday July 26, 1830 the Four Ordinances were published. On Tuesday July 27 the July Revolution began.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 40 Minutes 26 Mar 2017

In early 1830 King Charles X tried to beat back the liberal opposition. Instead they came back stronger than ever.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 35 Minutes 20 Mar 2017

After ascending to the throne in 1824 Charles X wanted to impose his ultra-royalism on France, but his annoying subjects kept resisting.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 45 Minutes 13 Mar 2017

After the fall of Napoleon, the Bourbon monarchy was restored.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 44 Minutes 13 Feb 2017

In 1830, both Simon Bolivar and Gran Colombia died.. . .

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On Sept 25, 1828 Simón Bolívar went out the window.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 32 Minutes 30 Jan 2017

At the end of 1826 Simon Bolivar returned to Colombia to deal with the revolt of Jose Antonio Paez.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 38 Minutes 23 Jan 2017

In 1825 Upper Peru became the independent nation of Bolivia.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 16 Jan 2017

Wherein Gen. Sucre wins a very Bolivarian battle.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 32 Minutes 12 Dec 2016

Simòn Bolívar and Jose de San Martin met for the first and only time in July 1822. . .

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In 1822, Antonio Jose Sucre and Simon Bolivar liberated Quito and made Gran Colombia whole. Sponsor Link: Harrys Razors. . .

  Direct Link   Download 155 Minutes 23 Nov 2016

Title kinda says it all.. . .

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Lord Thomas Cochrane turned out to be the key to Peru.. . .

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José de San Martín gets zonked on opium and marches through the Andes.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 42 Minutes 07 Nov 2016

On June 24, 1821 the Battle of Carabobo secured permanent independence for Venezuela. http://revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com/. . .

  Direct Link   Download 10 Minutes 31 Oct 2016

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Do not buy land in Poyais.. . .

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In 1820 a mutiny in Cádiz changed the course of Spanish American history. .. . .

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In July 1819 Bolívar led a legendary march into the mountains to liberate New Granada once and for all.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 42 Minutes 19 Sep 2016

In January 1818 Simón Bolívar met José Antonio Páez. The War of Venezuelan Independence would never be the same.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 12 Sep 2016

With an assist from the Republic of Haiti, Simon Bolivar launched a new expedition to Venezuela in 1816.. . .

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Enter José de San Martín and Bernardo O'Higgins.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 36 Minutes 29 Aug 2016

The restoration of King Ferdinand VII spelled big trouble for Spanish American Independence.. . .

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In 1814 Simón Bolívar met the Legions of Hell. It wasn't pretty.. . .

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Simón Bolívar left Venezuela in 1812. He came back in 1813.. . .

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Things did not go well for the First Venezuelan Republic.. . .

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in 1810 Simón Bolívar brought Francisco de Miranda home.. . .

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Further unrest plagued Spanish America in 1809 as the situation deteriorated back in Spain.. . .

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In May 1808 Napoleon deposed the Spanish Monarchy.. . .

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1n 1806, two invasions of South America tested the waters of independence. Also, Bolívar swears to liberate his country or die trying.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 26 Jun 2016

Enter Bolívar.. . .

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After the Seven Years War the Spanish American Empire was hit with an array of revolts. Also six degrees of Francisco de Miranda.. . .

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After the Bourbons came to power they reformed the Spanish Empire and along the way created the Viceroyalty of New Granada.. . .

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After Columbus "discovered" America the Spanish built up an empire upon which the sun never set.. . .

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1806-Present. Enjoy.. . .

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After declaring independence, Jean-Jacques Dessalines ordered the extermination of the white French.. . .

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Done at the headquarters of Gonaives, the first day of January 1804, the first year of independence.. . .

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The new nation of Haiti was born on New Years Day 1804.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 28 Mar 2016

In the summer of 1802 the worst Yellow Fever epidemic on record hit Saint-Domingue--making it very difficult to re-impose slavery.. . .

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With the massive expedition he assembled, Bonaparte reckoned it would take three months to retake Saint-Domingue.. . .

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In 1801 Toussaint Louverture annexed Santo Domingo and promulgated a new constitution without permission from France. First Consul Bonaparte was not amused.. . .

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From 1799-1800 Toussaint Louverture and Andre Rigaud fought a civil war for control of Saint-Domingue.. . .

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Toussaint Louverture began to craft an independent foreign policy for Saint-Domingue in 1798.. . .

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In 1797, Touissant used the conservative victory in the elections of Year V to solidify his own position in Saint-Domingue.. . .

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By mid-1796, Toussaint Louverture had no rival on Saint-Domingue. Then Sonthonax came back.. . .

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From the summer of 1794 to the summer of 1795, the future of Saint-Domingue hung in the balance.. . .

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In February 1794, the National Convention not only ratified the emergency emancipation of the slaves, they extended it even further.. . .

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Le Cap burns. White colonial rule ends. The slaves are freed.. . .

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The Second Commission was supposed to implement the Law of April 4 and defeat the slave uprising. This turned out to be harder than they thought.. . .

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With slave revolts and civil war erupting in Saint-Domingue, the Legislative Assembly abolished all racial distinctions on April 4, 1792.. . .

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First the whites revolted. Then the free coloreds revolted. Then the slaves REALLY revolted.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 38 Minutes 21 Dec 2015

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen sure seemed to imply that men were born free and equal in rights. In fact, it explicitly said so.. . .

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The French colony of Saint-Domingue was the single most lucrative colony in the New World.. . .

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One last look back at the pile of severed heads.. . .

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Napoleon conquered Europe. Then he got beat and the Bourbons came back. Twitter: @mikeduncan. . .

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After coming to power in 1799, First Consul Bonaparte achieved many of the Revolution's dreams and healed many of its open wounds. So he declared himself Emperor in 1804.. . .

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And his name is Napoleon Bonaparte. Sponsor Link: lynda.com/revolutions Me on Twitter: twitter.com/mikeduncan. . .

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When the War of the Second Coalition got off to a terrible start for the French, the Triumvirate that had been running the Directory since 1797 was overthrown. Hey look I'm on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikeduncan. . .

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While Bonaparte was off trying to conquer Egypt, the rest of Europe mobilized against France.. . .

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In July 1798 Bonaparte and his healthy, hopeful army arrived in Egypt. In August 1799 Bonaparte ditched his now demoralized, plague-ridden army and sailed for home.. . .

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The Directory manipulated the elections of Year VI to block left-wing candidates. Meanwhile Talleyrand provoked the Americans into war and Bonaparte sailed for Egypt.. . .

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After Fructidor the Directory cracked down on the conservatives. They also created more sister republicans to systematically loot. Sponsor Link: http://lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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After taking a drubbing in the elections Year V, the Directory decided to just annul the results.. . .

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Bonaparte almost gets beat! But then he doesn't. Also don't invade Ireland in December. sponsor link: http://lynda.com/revolutions.. . .

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Control the central position. Move on the rear. Live off the land. Sponsor Link: http://lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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The adventures of everyone's favorite proto-communist. k. . .

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When the Thermidorean Convention introduced the Constitution of Year III, the political Right went a little nuts.. . .

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That's the slogan that rallied the last remnents of the sans culottes to action...right before they got crushed by the Thermidorean Convention.. . .

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The terrible winter of 1794-95 helped France push back all her enemies. Also...Poland!. . .

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After the events of 9 Thermidor, the Revolution began to swing back to the right.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 215 Minutes 08 Jun 2015

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The events of 9 Thermidor II brought Act I of the French Revolution to a gruesome end.. . .

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If the mainspring of popular government in peacetime is virtue, amid revolution it is at once virtue and terror: virtue, without which terror is fatal; terror, without which virtue is impotent.. . .

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In the spring of 1794. the Revolution devoured a few of her most beloved children. sponsor link: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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At the end of 1793, the Committee of Public Safety completed it's consolidation of power.. . .

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Marie Antoinette thought he was behind EVERYTHING sponsor link: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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In Oct 1793 the French Revolution took a stab at reforming time itself.. . .

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In October 1793 the Reign of Terror got started with the executions of Marie Antoinette and the Girondins.. . .

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In the fall of 1793, the French Republic started to gain traction against its enemies. Setting up the stage for the Reign of Terror. sponsor: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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In the summer of 1793 a re-organized Committee of Public Safety began to consolidate power.. . .

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In the summer of 1793 the Revolutionaries in Paris were besieged from all sides.. . .

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On May 31-June 2, 1793 Paris once again rose in armed insurrection against the national government.. . .

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In the spring of 1793 revolts against Paris started erupting all over France. Sponsor: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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After the Battle of Valmy the French armies advanced on all fronts.. . .

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King Louis XVI was put on trial by the National Convention and executed Jan 21, 1793.. . .

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The National Convention voted unanimously to abolish the monarchy on Sept 21, 1792. Then they proceeded to go at each others throats. Sponsor: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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With the Allied armies approaching Paris, the sans-culottes broke into all the prisoners and slaughtered the inmates.. . .

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On Aug 10, 1792 the radical sections of Paris overthrew the monarchy. Store: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com Sponsor: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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In April 1792 France declared war on Austria. Store: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com. . .

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The new Legislative Assembly convened in October 1791 and quickly put France on the path to war. Fundraiser Store: http://revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com. . .

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As the National Assembly drew to a close, the Triumvirate rose to power. http://revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com. . .

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After the Flight to Varennes, populist agistators in Paris called for an end to the monarchy, leading to a bloody confrontation in July 1791. Coming Dec 14: revolutionspodcastfundraiser.com. . .

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In June 1791 the royal family tried to escape from Paris, but they were busted while passing through Verennes. Sponsor link: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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After the Feast of the Federation, Revolutionary France was outwardly calm, but internally divided.. . .

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In the leadup to the great Fête de la Fédération, the Marquis de Lafayette and a group of liberal nobles began to direct the course of the Revolution. 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}. . .

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After the move to Paris, radical delegates from the National Assembly formed a new political club to help push their agenda.. . .

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In October 1789 some angry houswives changed the course of the French Revolution. Sponsor Link: lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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After the Night of August 4th, the National Assembly divided into new political factions.. . .

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After a wave of chaos spread across France, the National Assembly abolished feudalism on the night of Aug. 4, 1789.. . .

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On July 14, 1789 a mob of angry Parisians stormed the Bastille.. . .

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On Day 2 of the Estates General, the Third Estate went on strike. Sponsor link: Lynda.com/revolutions. . .

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The debate over the coming Estates General awakened the political consciousness of the Third Estate. Also the weather was rotten.. . .

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The king's attempt to break the Parments in the summer of 1788 was was met by widespread resistence.. . .

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Round and round and round it goes.... . .

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King Louis called the Assembly of Notables in early 1787 to approve a major fincancial reform package. But intead of rubber stamping the initiatives, the Notables scrutinized every detail.. . .

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Just as the financial situation was about to explode the monarchy was hit by a public relations nightmare.. . .

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

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The Ancien Regime was a mess in desperate need of reform.. . .

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

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Tours. Episode Numbering. Money. Parlez-vous français?. . .

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Hang them on the wall of every classroom.. . .

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The ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights marks the end of the Revolutionary Era.. . .

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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.. . .

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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.. . .

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Lord Cornwallis was trapped in Yorktown in October 1781. His surrender ended the American War of Independence.. . .

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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.. . .

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The Episode That Wouldn't Die.. . .

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After Saratoga the French joined the war, the British changed strategies and Washington's army spent a miserable winter at Valley Forge.. . .

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Gentleman Johnny's Party Train ran into some trouble in 1777.. . .

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With the revolution on the line, George Washginton led his army to victory at Trenton. Unfortunately he would be unable to stop the British from taking Philadelphia in 1777.. . .

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When in the course of human events.... . .

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

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

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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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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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A brief tour of the Thirteen Colonies.. . .

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The English Monarchy was restored in 1660.. . .

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

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

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The dissolution of the First Protectorate Parliament led to the brief and unpopular Rule of the Major Generals. When the Second Protectorate Parliament was finally called they tried to make Oliver Cromwell king.. . .

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The Instrument of Government was the first written constituion in English history.. . .

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In 1653 Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament and then Barebone's Parliament dissolved itself. The Commonwealth was not getting off to a great start.. . .

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God wanted me to tell you that property is theft.. . .

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For someone who was born free John Lilburne sure spent a lot of time in prison. . .

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Charles II raised an army of Scots to help him claim the throne, but they were defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar and Worcester.. . .

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After Pride's Purge, Charles I was executed by the Rump Parliament on January 30, 1649. Then Cromwell invaded Ireland.. . .

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As the New Model Army debated the merits of constitutional democracy, King Charles was scheming to put himself back on the throne.. . .

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After the Battle of Naseby ended the King's chances for military victory, he became the frustrating center of post-war negotiations.. . .

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After years of muddling along, Parliament created a more professional army. They finally defeated King Charles at Nasbay in June 1645.. . .

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In late 1643, Parliament sealed a military alliance with the Scots. Their combined force defeated the Royalists at Marston Moor.. . .

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After negotiations with Parliament broke down, King Charles raised his standard in August, 1642. The opening campaigns of the First Civil War tilted in the Royalists favor.. . .

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A brief description of the soldiers who fought in the English Civil Wars.. . .

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The Long Parliament convened in November 1640. Tensions ran high as Parliamentary leaders tried to assert control over the State.. . .

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The Scots revolted after Charles tried to impose the Book of Common Prayer, forcing the King to recall Parliament.. . .

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In the 1630s, King Charles ruled without Parliament. His financial policies and religious innovations annoyed many of his subjects.. . .

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In 1625 Charles Stuart became king of England, Scotland and Ireland. His relationship with Parliament immediately got off on the wrong foot.. . .

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