American Revolution Podcast
AR-SP11 Independence Day Live

AR-SP11 Independence Day Live

July 4, 2021

I discuss the events leading up to independence, how the colonies made that dangerous leap to fight for independence.

I also speak with Jason Mandresh of "Founder of the Day" founderoftheday.com or  https://www.youtube.com/founderoftheday  and Lee Wright from History Camp historycamp.org or thehistorylist.com.

Also mentioned, interesting Revolutionary War-themed tours

  • Culper Tri-Spy Tours http://www.culper.com
  • Kyle Jenks - Join Kyle and Dana as James and Dolley Madison for this leisurely stroll around their Society Hill neighborhood. The couple will share their experiences during the 1790’s when the country was still finding its footing while simultaneously expressing a lively social scene.
    The tour will pass by homes of prominent Philadelphians who were known to the Madisons as well as their own Spruce Street home. (Not open to the public.)
    Tour length: Approximately 120 minutes.
    We will gather at City Tavern at the corner of 2nd and Walnut Street, stroll the neighborhood and circle back to end at City Tavern. 
    For pricing, scheduling and other questions e-mail: Kyle Jenks at Jaktar773@aol.com
  • Fort Stanwix https://www.nps.gov/fost/index.htm
  • Fort Plain Conference American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference Aug. 6-8, 2021 https://fortplainmuseum.org/conference
  • Boston 1775 blog with J.L. Bell http://boston1775.blogspot.com
  • Patriot Tours NYC
History Camp America on July 10, including . . .
Note: Registration closes at midnight (Eastern) July 8

 

ARP207 British Opposition & French Distraction

ARP207 British Opposition & French Distraction

June 27, 2021

The North Ministry faces increase opposition in 1779 as more members of Parliament favor American independence.  Meanwhile, France must put a stop to the War of Bavarian Succession so that in could focus on the war with Britain.

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Book Recommendations of the Week: The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies, 1760-1785, by Don Cook (or borrow for free on archive.org).

Joseph II and Bavaria : Two Eighteenth Century Attempts at German Unification, by Paul P Bernard (or borrow for free on archive.org).

Online Recommendation of the Week: Memoirs of the Marquis of Rockingham and his Contemporaries. by George Keppel, Earl of Albemarle, Vol. 1  & Vol. 2 

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AR-SP10 Lindsay Chervinsky - The Cabinet

AR-SP10 Lindsay Chervinsky - The Cabinet

June 24, 2021

Dr. Lindsay Chervinsky, author of The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution, discusses the first Administration and how President Washington came to use his Cabinet.

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ARP206 George Washington in Philadelphia

ARP206 George Washington in Philadelphia

June 20, 2021

The Commander of the Continental Army leaves for Philadelphia in December 1778 to confer with Congress.  His plans to stay for only a few days drags into well over a month as events keep him occupied in the city.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Washington, the Indispensable Man, by James Flexner

Online Recommendation of the Week: Itinerary of George Washington, from June 15, 1775, to December 23, 1783 https://archive.org/details/itineraryofgener01bake

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ARP205 Congress Enters 1779

ARP205 Congress Enters 1779

June 13, 2021

A frustrated President Henry Laurens resigns.  Congress elects John Jay to run Congress.  It also investigates General William Thompson for allegedly bad mouthing Congress. The session is also filled with efforts to deal with the growing debt and related inflation of the Continental Dollar.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: John Jay: Founding Father, by Walter Stahr.

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Resignation of Henry Laurens: https://archive.org/details/jstor-20083317

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ARP204 British Capture Savannah

ARP204 British Capture Savannah

June 6, 2021

Britain sends a force under Colonel Archibald Campbell to take Savannah, Georgia.  A small defensive force under General Robert Howe attempts a defense but is easily out maneuvered.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Southern Strategy: Britain’s Conquest of South Carolina and Georgia 1775-1780, By David K Wilson

Online Recommendation of the Week: Sir Archibald Campbell of Inverneill; sometime prisoner of war in the jail at Concord, Massachusetts, By Charles Walcott, 1899: https://archive.org/details/sirarchibaldcamp00walc

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ARP203 St Lucia and Dominica

ARP203 St Lucia and Dominica

May 30, 2021

Late in 1778, Both France and Britain look for vulnerable islands in the West Indies. France captures the British Island of Dominica   Britain captures St. Lucia before a the French fleet arrives from America.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The American Revolution and the West Indies, by Charles W. Toth (ed) (or borrow the book for free on Archive.org).

Online Recommendation of the Week: Founder of the day: founderoftheday.com, also FOTD Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ3Gi2ZE_1piyX4aZ83cLbg

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ARP202 Cherry Valley Massacre

ARP202 Cherry Valley Massacre

May 23, 2021

In the fall of 1778, Americans attack Indian villages at Unadilla and Onaquaga in upstate New York.  In response, Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant and Major Walter Butler of Butler's Rangers attack the Americans at Cherry Valley, NY.  They slaughter men, women, and children.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Iroquois in the American Revolution, by Barbara Graymont (or borrow the book for free on Archive.org).

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Old New York Frontier, by Francis Whiting Halsey https://archive.org/details/oldnewyorkfronti01hals

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ARP201 Treason in Philadelphia

ARP201 Treason in Philadelphia

May 16, 2021

General Benedict Arnold struggles as military governor of Philadelphia.  Radicals attack him for profiting from his office and for consorting with loyalists.  Radicals execute collaborators while Arnold attempts to bring the city back together.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: Tom Paine and Revolutionary America, by Eric Foner.

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Edward Shippen Family: A Search for Stability in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, by Kenneth Kimsey: https://repository.arizona.edu/bitstream/handle/10150/565282/AZU_TD_BOX104_E9791_1973_325.pdf 
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AR-SP09 Valcour, with Jack Kelly

AR-SP09 Valcour, with Jack Kelly

May 13, 2021

Jack Kelly, author of Valcour: The 1776 Campaign that Saved the Cause of Liberty, discusses the topic of his new book.

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