Archive

Below is an archive of every episode of the American Military Podcast, ordered chronologically for your enjoyment.

Episode 088

Army? What Army? & The Battle of Tippacanoe

With an army that was under staffed and under equipped the United States entered into yet another war with England, which would begin with an attempted assassination of an American General.

Episode 087

War of 1812 Part I – Overview

We're starting our multi-week discussion on the War of 1812 with an overview of the war, it's causes, and several facts & beliefs about the war.

Episode 086

The First Barbary War

United States President Thomas Jefferson refused to pay this tribute to pirates from the Barbary States seizing American merchant ships and holding the crews for ransom, causing Tripoli to declare war against the United States

Episode 085

Fries’ Rebellion

When the Quasi-War with France threatened to escalate in 1798, Congress $2 million in new taxes on real estate and slaves. John Fries (like many American citizens) was not too fond of these taxes, and took action in Pennsylvania.

Episode 084

The XYZ Affair & The Quasi-War

The XYZ Affair and the subsequent Quasi-War was the result of disagreements over treaties and America's status as a neutral in the Wars of the French Revolution.

Episode 083

Whiskey Rebellion

Angered that the Federal government has imposed taxes on "distilled spirits" local citizens rise up in arms and anger, in George Washington's first and only domestic rebellion during his presidency.

Episode 082

Shays’ Rebellion

Upset with heavy taxes, poor and non paid soldiers rise up in Massachusetts to push for tax reform. One such protest involved men lead by Daniel Shay, marching on the Springfield Armory.

Episode 081

The War That Never Ends

As we near the end of the Cherokee War, we'll see the death of Dragging Canoe and several larger battles. We'll also see the formation of the Legion of America, one of the first incantations of a standing army in America.

Episode 080

Peak of the Lower Cherokee

Dragging Canoe's last years, 1788–1792, were the peak of his influence and subsequently, the peak of the influence of the Lower Cherokee.

Episode 079

The Second Invasion & Post Revolution

In this week's episode we discuss what was known as the "Second Invasion" in the Chickamauga War as well as move into events that happened AFTER the end of the American Revolutionary War

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