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The Virginia History Podcast covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. Events covered during this podcast will include - Colonial Era American War for Independence Pre-Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Early Modern Virginia During the World's Wars Cold War Virginia Contemporary Virginia Along the way, I will blog, mostly small notes, resources, and pictures to supplement the history at www.vahistorypodcast.com

The Virginia History Podcast covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. Events covered during this podcast will include - Colonial Era American War for Independence Pre-Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Early Modern Virginia During the World's Wars Cold War Virginia Contemporary Virginia Along the way, I will blog, mostly small notes, resources, and pictures to supplement the history at www.vahistorypodcast.com
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The Virginia History Podcast covers the rich history that has made the Commonwealth what it is today. Events covered during this podcast will include - Colonial Era American War for Independence Pre-Civil War Civil War Reconstruction Early Modern Virginia During the World's Wars Cold War Virginia Contemporary Virginia Along the way, I will blog, mostly small notes, resources, and pictures to supplement the history at www.vahistorypodcast.com

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Episodes

Berkeley Returns to Power

8/22/2019
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In which Sir William Berkeley and King Charles II return to power and begin organizing their lands under the renewed Stuart cause once again.

Duration:00:32:08

Sir William Berkeley - Interview with Dr. Warren Billings

8/8/2019
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In which Dr. Warren Billings and I talk about Sir William Berkeley's importance on 17th Century Virginia's development.

Duration:00:35:19

Virginia During the Interregnum

7/26/2019
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In which fallout from the English Civil War is felt in Virginia and Maryland as both colonies endure changes under the English Protectorate.

Duration:00:30:17

Virginia's Native History - Interview with Dr. Ashley Spivey

7/17/2019
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In which I interview Dr. Ashley Spivey concerning Native Virginian history, culture, influence, as well as past, present, and future Native concerns.

Duration:01:06:00

Governor Berkeley Is Undone

6/27/2019
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In which events surrounding the English Civil War, Virginia religious freedom, and free trade are used by the Matthews-Claiborne faction to remove Governor Berkeley from office are detailed.

Duration:00:21:17

K.I. Knight Interview - First Africans and Slavery's 17th Century Virginia Evolution (Pillars of 17th Century Virginia Society, Part 4)

6/10/2019
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In which author, genealogist, and historian K.I. Knight discusses how the First Africans arrived in Virginia, what happened to them after 1619, and how slavery evolved during 17th Century Virginia.

Duration:00:47:58

Land Expansion - The Powhatan Tribes and William Berkeley

5/23/2019
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In which continued English expansion beyond the James River brought the English into conflict with the Powhatan Tribes and to an extent themselves.

Duration:00:23:04

Tenacity, Virginia's Remarkable 17th Century Women - Interview with Nancy Egloff

5/12/2019
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In which Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Historian Nancy Egloff and I discuss Tenacity an exhibition covering 17th Century Virginia Women.

Duration:01:00:42

Falling Creek Ironwork's 400th Anniversary - Interview with Archaeologist Lyle Browning

4/30/2019
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In which archaeologist Lyle Browning discusses the history of Falling Creek Ironworks, as well as the archaeological work being done at Virginia and America's first ironworks.

Duration:00:32:27

Tony Williams Interview - Economic Influences on and from Early Virginia (Pillars of 17th Century Virginia Society, Part 3)

4/12/2019
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In which Tony Williams and I discuss how economics impacted Virginia's development, which in turn still influences America's growth today.

Duration:00:45:11

Rev. John Ericson Interview - From Religious Wars to Religious Freedom: 17th Century Virginia's Religious Transformation (Pillars of 17th Century Virginia Society, Part 2)

4/3/2019
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In which Historic St. Luke's John Ericson discusses how religious wars impacted 17th Century Virginia's religious thought, and how that thought influenced the way America's Founding Fathers created religious freedom. This discussion is based upon Reverend Ericson's lecture "From Religious Wars to Religious Freedom."

Duration:01:03:27

Dr. Jon Kukla Interview - Political and Social Stability: Order or Chaos in 17th Century Virginia. (Pillars of 17th Century Virginia Society, Part 1)

3/22/2019
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In which Jon Kukla and I discuss 17th Century Virginia governmental and societal stability. This discussion is based off of Dr. Kukla's 1985 American Historical Review article "Order and Chaos in Early America: Political and Social Stability in Pre-Restoration Virginia", which challenged the then prevailing notion that 17th Century Virginia was chaotic and unstable.

Duration:00:44:33

Governor Berkeley Handles Early Opposition

2/24/2019
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In which issues surrounding the English Civil War begin affecting Governor Berkeley's Virginia.

Duration:00:22:21

Governor Berkeley Arrives

1/26/2019
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In which Governor Berkeley's arrival and first obstacles are recounted.

Duration:00:32:51

Sir William Berkeley's Rise to Power

12/6/2018
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In which Sir William Berkeley's early life and rise to power are detailed.

Duration:00:19:44

Graham Woodlief Interview - The 400th Anniversary of the First Thanksgiving

11/21/2018
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In which I interview Graham Woodlief concerning the upcoming 400th Anniversary of the First Thanksgiving in Virginia.

Duration:00:22:43

Interview With Fort Monroe's Terry Brown

11/11/2018
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In which I interview Fort Monroe's superintendent Terry Brown.

Duration:00:35:18

Special Halloween Episode - Grace Sherwood: The Witch of Pungo

10/27/2018
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In which I interview the Shades of Our Past re-enactors about Grace Sherwood - The Witch of Pungo.

Duration:00:40:42

The Mathews-Claiborne Influence

9/14/2018
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In which the influence of Samuel Mathews, Sr. and William Claiborne is detailed more closely. Special attention is given to showing how their influence paved the way for Sir William Berkeley's timely arrival.

Duration:00:31:15

The House of Burgesses - Interview with Nancy Egloff

8/29/2018
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In which Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation's Nancy Egloff and I discuss the foundation of Virginia's House of Burgesses.

Duration:00:32:19