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Historical chronicle of 1792 to 1815 and US history 1775-1975

Historical chronicle of 1792 to 1815 and US history 1775-1975
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New Zealand

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Historical chronicle of 1792 to 1815 and US history 1775-1975

Language:

English


Episodes

'the shot heard round the world'

5/31/2017
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The historiography of Lexington and Concord.

Duration:00:08:36

announcement

4/18/2017
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announcement by History Podcast 1792 - 1815 (+ USA history)

Duration:00:00:31

interview with Maggie Roberts

4/7/2017
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Maggie lives in Tennessee and has a passion for both reenactment and fashion of the late 18th and early 19th Century; she discusses the various aspects and influences upon couture and military dress of the era...

Duration:01:05:41

May 1794 - sedition in Britain

2/18/2017
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The British government suspends habeas corpus and begins to make arrests...

Duration:00:09:11

April/May 1794 - Dugommier in the Pyrenées

1/7/2017
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After a successful conclusion of the Siege of Toulon Jacques François Coquille Dugommier becomes commander of the Armée des Pyrénées Orientales...

Duration:00:10:11

March 1794 - HMS Zebra

12/26/2016
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After a failed attempt to take Martinique in 1793 the British return early 1794. It happens to be the valiant action of the crew of the sloop HMS Zebra that help win the island...

Duration:00:12:19

April 1794 - the Emperor takes command

12/1/2016
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Due to petty jealousies amongst the coalition forces Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Hungary and Bohemia (Austria), takes over command of forces in the north...

Duration:00:09:44

April 1794 - the death of Danton

11/24/2016
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Both Danton and Desmoulins are arrested and guillotined without warning; many cannot believe it. The Jacobin Club totally unravels.

Duration:00:12:54

Interview with Chris Maine

11/17/2016
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Chris is a re-enactor and Napoléonic collector who lives in Virginia. He is a member of 3eme Regiment de Cuirassiers. He discusses the role of heavy cavalry, his collections and event experiences - including his involvement in the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

Duration:00:56:57

March 1794 - (re)birth of the US Navy

11/9/2016
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Algerian corsairs and French privateers caused the US to reinstate a naval establishment in March 1794. Initially six frigates the design of Joshua Humphreys ensured this small fleet was very powerful indeed....

Duration:00:13:14

Interview with Martin Shaw

11/3/2016
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Martin is a reenactor who lives in Chicago. He does impressions of various eras - from the Napoleonic to WWII. He discusses his interest in the Haitian Revolution and the role of black men in Military History.

Duration:00:59:28

early 1794 - The French Tricolour

10/23/2016
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The French national standard of red, white, blue (red to the staff) was abolished and replaced with a standard of blue, white, red (blue to the staff) early 1794 - mainly due to the French marine arguing for change....

Duration:00:10:30

March 1794 - unrest in Poland

9/20/2016
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Poland suffered a second partition in 1793, so that by March 1794 a revolt is imminent. It breaks out when a cavalry officer marches his men towards Kraków...

Duration:00:09:50

February 1794 - the Barbary Coast pirates

9/17/2016
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The war against France pushes merchant ships southwards towards the Barbary Coast, a place of dread for both Europeans and Americans...

Duration:00:09:59

February 1794 - France abolishes slavery

9/8/2016
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With hopes to maintain possession of her sugar and spice islands France decreed that all her slaves were made free...

Duration:00:13:53

youth and hubris

9/6/2016
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From the start of the French Revolution many members of government were young - either in their 20's or early 30s - Saint-Just was just twenty-five when he arrived. They were eager, innovative, and prone to hubris...

Duration:00:09:56

the rise of nationalism

8/25/2016
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Both the USA and France exhibited signs of civic nationalism throughout the later years of the 18th Century and early 19th Century. Both nations (and others) reforged themselves and gained a new identity and sense of self...

Duration:00:51:56

December 1793 - the Electorate of Saxony

8/19/2016
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Saxony is compelled to join the war. Sandwiched between Prussia and Austria she walks a political tightrope; her situation says much about the Holy Roman Empire.

Duration:00:10:46

December 1793 - the Siege of Toulon ends

8/11/2016
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After three months the Coalition forces have to evacuate the port - not before making an attempt to destroy the French fleet.

Duration:00:12:35

1803 - the Louisiana Purchase

8/4/2016
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The USA gained much land and the valuable port of New Orleans. The reasons why France sold such a large swathe of real estate, and why the USA bought it, are discussed.

Duration:00:19:14