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A History of the United States. A podcast charting the history of the United States of America from the foundation of Jamestown to the end of the cold war, covering political, military, economic, social and cultural history.

A History of the United States Jamie Redfern

    • Culture et société
    • 4.0, 2 notes

A History of the United States. A podcast charting the history of the United States of America from the foundation of Jamestown to the end of the cold war, covering political, military, economic, social and cultural history.

    Episode 131 - The Adams Family

    Episode 131 - The Adams Family

    This week we introduce John and Abigail Adams, as well as looking at how women were crucial in the Stamp Act protests.

    • 14 min
    Episode 130 - Hutchinson vs The Mob

    Episode 130 - Hutchinson vs The Mob

    This week the Sons of Liberty begin to organise mobs to fight back against the Stamp Act, with the situation in Boston escalating.

    • 17 min
    Episode 129 - The Virginia Resolves

    Episode 129 - The Virginia Resolves

    This week Grenville falls and the Rockingham Ministry is born, while we introduce Patrick Henry as the Stamp Act hits America.

    • 15 min
    Episode 128 - The Stamp Act

    Episode 128 - The Stamp Act

    This week we follow as Prime Minister Grenville plants two timebombs in America, the Stamp Act and the Quartering Act.

    • 14 min
    Episode 127 - The Currency Act

    Episode 127 - The Currency Act

    This week we turn to the American Currencies Act, and introduce Sam Adams into the narrative as opposition to the British grows in Boston.

    • 15 min
    Episode 126 - The Sugar Act

    Episode 126 - The Sugar Act

    This week Grenville hangs onto powerin Westminster while trying to bring in more money. He passes the first of his big new laws, the American Duties Act, more commonly known as the Sugar Act.

    • 16 min

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