Days of Revolution – Episode 24

by nedryun on July 19, 2012

The Virginia Resolves and the Colonial Boycotts.

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Days of Revolution – Episode 23

by nedryun on July 9, 2012

The Massachusetts Circular Letter, John Hancock and the Liberty, and the British send 4,000 troops to occupy Boston.

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Days of Revolution – Episode 22

July 5, 2012

John Dickinson and Letters from a Pennsylvania Farmer.

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Days of Revolution – Episode 21

August 30, 2011

Ned Ryun continues his series, “Days of Revolution” with Episode 21. In this episode, Ned chronicles one of the first major efforts of resistance against the Townshend Acts: the Massachusetts Circular Letter. Ned unpacks Samuel Adams’ letter and chronicles its monumental implications, including such events as: Parliament’s response Dissolution of the Massachusetts House Arrest of […]

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Days of Revolution – Episode 20

August 16, 2011

Ned Ryun continues his series, “Days of Revolution” with episode 20. In this episode, Ned expounds on the Townshend Acts, a series of taxes and laws passed by Parliament throughout 1767 and 1768. In addition, he walks you through some of the largest power grabs that Parliament had yet attempted: The Townshend Acts The Revenue […]

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Days of Revolution – Episode 19

April 25, 2011

Ned Ryun continues his series, “Days of Revolution” with episode 19. In this episode Ned discusses: King George III, his life and his role in the American Revolution.

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Days of Revolution – Episode 18

April 12, 2011

Ned Ryun continues his series, “Days of Revolution” with episode 18, “The Colonies Unite.” In this episode Ned discusses: The Stamp Act Congress

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Days of Revolution – Episode 17

March 31, 2011

Ned Ryun continues his series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 17, “A Violent Backlash” In this episode Ned discusses: The violent reaction to the Stamp Act in the colonies The hanging in effigy of Andrew Oliver, royal stamp agent, in Boston The ransacking of Thomas Hutchinson’s home Samuel Adams condemns the violence The New […]

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Days of Revolution – Episode 16

February 1, 2011

Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 16, “The Sons of Liberty.” In this episode: The Sons of Liberty formed to fight the abuses of The Stamp Act. The original groups formed in places like Boston and New York City. The growth, acts and networks of The Sons of Liberty. The […]

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Days of Revolution – Episode 15

January 25, 2011

Ned Ryun Continues His Series, “Days of Revolution.” Listen to Episode 15, “Patrick Henry and the Virginia Resolves.” In this episode: The first legislative response to the Stamp Act proposed by Patrick Henry and called the Virginia Resolves. The Virginia Resolves assert that the colonists have the same rights as Englishmen. Henry argues voraciously for […]

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