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Author: Mike Duncan

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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Russian Revolution Next: ???
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10.26- The Far East

10.26- The Far East

2019-12-1630:192

In the 1890s Russia expanded its influence in the far east, which put them on a collision course with Japan.  Sponsor: Harrys.com/revolutions
0.0- Introduction

0.0- Introduction

2013-09-1509:51

Welcome to Revolutions.
In 1625 Charles Stuart became king of England, Scotland and Ireland. His relationship with Parliament immediately got off on the wrong foot.
1.2- Personal Rule

1.2- Personal Rule

2013-09-2323:50

In the 1630s, King Charles ruled without Parliament. His financial policies and religious innovations annoyed many of his subjects.
1.3- The Bishops' Wars

1.3- The Bishops' Wars

2013-09-3026:35

The Scots revolted after Charles tried to impose the Book of Common Prayer, forcing the King to recall Parliament.
The Long Parliament convened in November 1640. Tensions ran high as Parliamentary leaders tried to assert control over the State. 
A brief description of the soldiers who fought in the English Civil Wars. 
After negotiations with Parliament broke down, King Charles raised his standard in August, 1642. The opening campaigns of the First Civil War tilted in the Royalists favor. 
In late 1643, Parliament sealed a military alliance with the Scots. Their combined force defeated the Royalists at Marston Moor. 
After years of muddling along, Parliament created a more professional army. They finally defeated King Charles at Nasbay in June 1645.  
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1.8- Checkmate

1.8- Checkmate

2013-11-0425:21

After the Battle of Naseby ended the King's chances for military victory, he became the frustrating center of post-war negotiations. 
1.9- The Man of Blood

1.9- The Man of Blood

2013-11-1129:48

As the New Model Army debated the merits of constitutional democracy, King Charles was scheming to put himself back on the throne.   
1.10- Regicide

1.10- Regicide

2013-11-1827:42

After Pride's Purge, Charles I was executed by the Rump Parliament on January 30, 1649. Then Cromwell invaded Ireland. 
Charles II raised an army of Scots to help him claim the throne, but they were defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar and Worcester.  
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For someone who was born free John Lilburne sure spent a lot of time in prison
God wanted me to tell you that property is theft.   
In 1653 Oliver Cromwell dissolved the Rump Parliament and then Barebone's Parliament dissolved itself. The Commonwealth was not getting off to a great start. 
The Instrument of Government was the first written constituion in English history. 
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Comments (106)

Melinda Hancock

have you ever thought of covering or doing a whole show on the Virginia Giant from the Revolutionary War. I think you would find this gentleman very interesting and an integral part two are winning the Revolutionary War.

Jul 2nd
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Carlos Del Valle

this is amazing history, the down of democracy, the death of monarchy ...

May 23rd
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Carlos Del Valle

love this series

May 22nd
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Carlos Del Valle

fascinating charles outmaneuvered

May 22nd
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Tina Schwarz

🖤

Apr 3rd
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Dr.Mousavi

Perfect🌹

Apr 1st
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Aaron Beach

this isn't April fool's right? it's January...

Feb 1st
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Clyminghawk

10:24 won’t download or stream. 10:26 is missing altogether. wtf.

Jan 20th
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Ryan Rounds

my headphones literally died on me when Mike said "all good things"...

Jan 19th
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Carl King

I know what im going to listen too next time I can't sleep ;)

Jan 14th
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Mateo García

January 2020 it won’t play for me either

Jan 2nd
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Oleg Shadsky

mArtov

Jan 2nd
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Matt Reeves

amazing series. thank you for sharing the history of Haiti!!

Dec 25th
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Wallace Schneider

can't get this episode to download or play

Dec 16th
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Ford Prefect

with such inauspicious beginnings, one of the greatest series in podcasting history began...

Dec 16th
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Cody Cook

sweet

Dec 16th
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Cody Cook

cuts in and out so it isn't really intelligible.

Dec 16th
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Wallace Schneider

can't download episode 10.24

Dec 14th
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Matt Reeves

talking about slave labor your refer to males, in Jamaica female slaves were the equal of not the majority of the field workers on both sugar and coffee plantations

Dec 1st
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Will Shogren

"he was a police spy" lol

Dec 1st
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