TTC Video - The American Revolution With Allen C. Guelzo
Course No. 8514 | .AVI, XviD, 780 kbps, 640x480 | English, MP3, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 4.55 GB
Lecturer: Allen C. Guelzo, Ph.D.
Why did those 13 colonies, with nothing resembling a unified and trained army and with no navy to speak of, believe they could defeat the most powerful nation on the planet?
And why was Britain, no matter how powerful, confident that it could prevail, even though burdened with a 3,000-mile supply line for troops and provisions, a "circuit of command" for time-critical orders that could consume three months or more, and the constant need to divert its forces, whether to protect against slave uprisings in the Caribbean or against the looming threat of the French on both sides of the Atlantic? 24 Lectures
01. The Imperial Crisis, 1763-1773
02. The Ancient Constitution
03. "A Soldier What's Fit for a Soldier"
04. "How the British Regulars Fired and Fled"
05. Standoff in Boston, 1775
06. Bunker Hill
07. The King, the Conqueror, and the Coward
08. Conquering Canada, Reconquering Boston
09. Common Sense
10. An Army Falls in Brooklyn
11. "A Glorious Issue"
12. Joy in Princeton
13. "Congress Are Not a Fit Body"
14. "America Is Not Subdued"
15. "A Day Famous in the Annals of America"
16. "Not Yet the Air of Soldiers"
17. With Washington at Valley Forge
18. The Widening War
19. The French Menace
20. Vain Hopes in the Carolinas
21. "The Americans Fought Like Demons"
22. The Reward of Loyalty
23. A Sword for General Washington
24. "It Is All Over"More Info