The Ancien Regime was a mess in desperate need of reform.
Direct Link: 3.2- The Broken Regime
[Update: Fixed pronunciation of "taille."]
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The population of pre-Revolutionary France was divided into Three Estates: the Church, the Nobility and Everyone Else.
Direct Link: 3.1 The Three Estates
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Tours. Episode Numbering. Money. Parlez-vous français?
Direct Link: 3.0 Revolutions Podcast Update
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The ratification of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights marks the end of the Revolutionary Era.
Direct Link: 031- The Rising Sun
In a nice little synchronicity I wound up spending this morning at James Madison Park.
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Hang them on the wall of every classroom.
Direct Link: 031a- The Bill of Rights
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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.
Direct Link: 030- The Critical Period
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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.
Direct Link: 029- The Articles of Confederation
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Lord Cornwallis was trapped in Yorktown in October 1781. His surrender ended the American War of Independence.
Direct Link: 028- Yorktown
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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.
Direct Link: 027- Tarleton's Quarter
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The Episode That Wouldn't Die.
Direct Link: 026- Turning South
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