We discuss the Ohio Company, The Seven Years War, Pontiac's Rebellion, the Stamp Act, the Sugar Act, and all of the other complexities that lead-up to the American War for Independence.
In the second of two episodes, we discuss racist ideology and the Stono Rebellion.
In the first of two episodes, we discuss the horror of kidnapping Africans and bringing them to the colonies against their will.
What is a "revolution?" In this brief episode, we cover the four types of social movements and focus on revolution specifically.
In this episode, we discuss the Puritan colonization of New England (and its atrocities).
We cover the basic ideas from Max Weber's "The Protestant Work Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism" to set the foundation for the colonizing of New England and explore one theory for how modern capitalism came into being.
In this episode we analyze the laws of the Virginia Colony to discover how the concept of "whiteness" was invented to divide the working class.
In this episode, we discuss the settling of Jamestown and the actions of the Virginia Company.
In this episode we deconstruct the myth of the "discovering" of America. Hopefully, this isn't new knowledge for anyone. However, we know that won't be true.
We are happy to announce a new series, Myth is America. In this series we’ll take a break from revolutionary history and theory and focus our time on telling the often overlooked history of the United States of America.