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We initially tried to start this in June of 2018. Here was the first shot at it: Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief do a test run of a new series where we define the terms of modern politics. Today, we examine the pre-20th century intellectual history of libertarianism.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief discuss the origins of anarchy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief discuss their new show "The History of Modern Politics." Visit HistoryofModernPolitics.com or JoinWALPlus.com to begin getting episodes in May. Free podcast subscribers will have to wait until 2022! How to listen to the show: https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/p/how-to-listen-to-the-show Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bruce Carlson of My History Can Beat Up Your Politics joins Harry Price, Rhinehold, and me on the Chris Spangle Show to discuss the comparison's between Gerald Ford's evacuation efforts in Saigon after Vietnam and Biden's exit in Afghanistan. My History Can Beat Up Your Politics - https://myhistorycanbeatupyourpolitics.wordpress.com/ Saigon Comparisons: The Events of April 29th and 30th, 1975 and Today. - https://myhistorycanbeatupyourpolitics.wordpress.com/2021/08/19/saigon-comparisons-the-events-of-april-29th-and-30th-1975-and-today/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Northumbrian monk in the 700s creates the British identity and shows us an example of how we ought to think of history. Chris and Matt explain the default state of human organization: the clan and then explain the impact made in our world by the Roman Empire. For podcasts released months in advance and commercial-free, video, show notes, and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2: Invasion & Empire

2: Invasion & Empire

2022-01-1546:05

Julius Caesar may be the second most famous man in history after Jesus. Why is that? How did he change the Roman government and the course of history? Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief discuss the shape of Rome and Britain in the Imperial era. For podcasts released months in advance and commercial-free, video, show notes, and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief share the story of Cincinnatus, the Crisis of the Third Century, and the splintering of the Roman Empire under Diocletian.  For podcasts released months in advance and commercial-free, video, show notes, and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief share the story of the invasion of the Anglo-Saxons in the vacuum of power left by the collapsing Roman Empire as well as the establishment of the Christian church in the British Isles.  For podcasts released months in advance and commercial-free, video, show notes, and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief look across the channel to the development of France, soon the be England's greatest challenger. Many names like Clovis, Charles Martel, and Charlemagne made a big impact on the political development of Europe, but are little talked about. They also dive into the development of the Catholic Church.  For podcasts released months in advance and commercial-free, video, show notes, and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
What are some common misconceptions about the Vikings? In this episode, Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief detail how interconnected the men of the north were in the politics of "civilized" European politics in the age of the Anglo-Saxons. They also detail the importance of King Alfred in establishing our modern politics. For podcasts released months in advance and commercial-free, video, show notes, and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7: Succession Crisis

7: Succession Crisis

2022-04-0143:36

The year is 1066. The King of England, known in history as Edward the Confessor, has died with no heir and no defined succession plan. History knows this year as the transition from the Anglo-Saxons to the Normans, but, as many of you may know, there were several competing claims to the throne. Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief set the stage for the Battle of Hastings and one of the most pivotal years in British history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
William the Conqueror has taken the throne of England, and the consequences for the English are severe. Once he passes away, things deteriorate until Henry I takes the throne and unites Anglo-Norman and Anglo-Saxon England. Without an heir, the country descends into "the anarchy" upon his death, and we look forward to the House of Plantagenet.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Around the turn of the millennium, in 1000, the power of the Roman Pope began to grow and it led to major consequences for global history. None was more formative four our politics today than the Crusades. Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief examine the growth of the position's power and the wars that flowed from it. For podcasts released months in advance and commercial free, video, show notes and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Everyone has heard of the Magna Carta and its importance to liberty and the foundation of America, but what was it? What happened and why is it important? Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief explain it. For podcasts released months in advance and commercial free, video, show notes and reading lists, join. HMP Plus! - https://www.historyofmodernpolitics.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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