Created with Sketch.
22 minutes | Sep 30, 2022
Ep. 70 – Federalism Explained
When our founders were setting up a new country, that had to make sure that they set up a new government that represented everyone. Here's how they got it done.
20 minutes | Sep 9, 2022
Ep. 69 – Limited Government
Our founders created a constitution that would limit the government. That means the people have to be strong and brave. Our friend from the James Madison Institute joins us to explain.
10 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
Ep. 68 – Constitutional Convention Minisode
How did the Constitution come to be? We have a quick look at the Constitutional Convention in this minisode!
22 minutes | Aug 26, 2022
Ep. 67 – A republic, if you can keep it
Our founders had to choose what kind of government America would have – and they chose a republic. What does that mean and how does it work? And why did Benjamin Franklin famously say we have a "republic, if we can keep it"? Find out in this episode!
22 minutes | Aug 12, 2022
Ep. 66 – The Preamble to the Constitution
WE THE PEOPLE. Those are the first three words of the preamble to the Constitution – and one of the most famous phrases in the world. But what's a preamble and what does it do? Find out in this episode!
16 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
Ep. 65 – What's a Constitution?
What's a Constitution? Why did we need one? Does it still matter today? In this episode, we find out!
16 minutes | Jul 29, 2022
What's a Constitution?
What is a Constitution? Why did we need one? Does it still matter today? Today, we find out.
22 minutes | Jun 20, 2022
Ep. 64 Articles of Confederation
Now that America was its very own country, our founders had to figure out how to run it! The Articles of Confederation helped with that.
10 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
Ep. 63 – Liberty Wins
At long last, the American Revolution comes to an end. Liberty wins!
13 minutes | May 25, 2022
Ep. 62 – 1780 Plot Twist!
The battle season of 1780 was a big one – with a major plot twist toward the end!
10 minutes | May 13, 2022
Ep. 61 – Winter Encampment at Morristown
Washington and his men were encamped at Morristown, New Jersey during the winter of 1779-80 – one of the harshest winters in history.
9 minutes | May 2, 2022
Ep. 60 – The Philipsburg Proclamation
The British said they would free any enslaved person who came to fight on their side – but was there a catch? Find out in this episode!
18 minutes | Apr 15, 2022
Ep. 59 – Female Loyalists
Dr. Kacy Tillman joins us for this episode to tell us all about loyalist women. In the 18th century, most people didn't believe women could think for themselves. So, they could get in trouble for the opinions of their fathers, husbands, brothers, and other men in their lives. History might remember them as loyalists, but some simply wanted peace. Others were working to help by acting as spies or messengers. Here are some of their stories.
21 minutes | Apr 6, 2022
Ep. 58 – Battles of Late 1779
The battle for liberty rages on in the summer and autumn of 1779.
17 minutes | Jan 24, 2022
56 – Spain in The American Revolution
Learn how Spain helped colonists during the American Revolution!
12 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
Ep. 55 – From Kaskasia to Kettle Creek
A look at the next round of battles – from Kaskaskia to Kettle Creek.
14 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
Ep. 54- Christmas!
Learn all about Christmas in the colonial era.
5 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Episode 53- George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation
In 1792, George Washington asked Americans to set aside one day in November to reflect on gratitude. Here is what the proclamation said.
23 minutes | Oct 29, 2021
Ep. 52- Women In The Revolution
We've heard a lot about soldiers, spies, and political leaders during the American Revolution — and most of them were men. In this episode, we're joined by an expert in women's history to hear what the ladies were up to.
34 minutes | Oct 18, 2021
Ep. 51- The Battle of Monmouth
In the first major battle after leaving Valley Forge, both armies found out if the Americans' new training had paid off.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2022