The Political History of the World

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The European Economy

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All right I bet you are all very anxious to jump into the world of the sixteenth century economy but first I want to quickly address where the podcast is going over the next couple episodes I’m sure by this point you started to ask yourself G. is the political history of the United States ever going to actually talk about you know the political history of the United States. The answer is...

For The Reformation.

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 For the last 2 episodes we have focused primarily on the political question in Europe during the sixteenth century we look specifically at England and the rise of Henry the eighth as well as Elisabeth as well as the English victory over the Spanish during the Anglo Spanish war.  This week our survey’s going to turn to the question of religion. During the first 2 episodes of our to our...

The Spanish War.

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Last time we discussed the changing political environment in the sixteenth century in England as the nation went through Henry the eighth and into Elizabeth the first we spent a lot of time discussing how especially during the reign of Elisabeth pressures from a changing religious landscape posed a constant rest to the English monarchy which finally boils over into war in 1585 between Spain and...

European politics in the sixteenth century.

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Hello everybody and welcome to the political history of the United States a survey of European politics in the sixteenth century.  Over the next several episodes we’re going to delve into the world of Europe during the sixteenth century and set the scene for the conditions in Europe on the eve of the Jamestown colony so before we start today I want to give you a road map of where...

The Age of Discovery (TranScript Podcast)

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Before we jump into the story today there’s a few quick housekeeping matters and I want to cover. This should hopefully explain to you what I’m trying to do here with this podcast. This podcast mingle is going to be explaining the political history of the United States. Everybody always talks about how the United States is this grand political experiment I want to dive...

The Political History of the World