Friday, 30 October 2015
This week we cover Newport's Second Supply of Jamestown, and English relations with the Powhatans completely breaks down.
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
This week in the membership feed we chart the rise of the Aztecs from 1111 to 1428. If you want to hear more, subscribe!
Monday, 26 October 2015
This week we follow John Smith's misadventures with the Powhatans, where he travels to their capital at Werowocomoco. We also look at how Jamestown made its way through the winter, Newport's return to the colony, and Smith's exploration missions.
Thursday, 22 October 2015
In this week's Friends themed episode Newport sails back to London to report on the foundation of Jamestown, but in Virginia everything starts falling apart. There is an outbreak of Typhoid Fever, everyone starts arguing, and then Smith goes on an adventure.
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
In this week's monster 30 minute+ episode we complete the story in Sicily before moving on to the epic debate in the Senate between Fabius and Scipio.
Monday, 19 October 2015
Surprise early episode! This week introduce the Native Americans in the region, the Powhatan Confederacy. We look at their leadership, society and culture. We then actually found the Jamestown settlement.
Chesapeake Bay and the Powhatans:
Friday, 16 October 2015
This week we begin the real narrative. We look at the foundation of the Virginia Company, the failed settlement of St. George's Fort, North Virginia, and the voyage of the ships which would found Jamestown. Also included are a witty observation by Thomas Jefferson about the weather and the worst Back to the Future joke ever.
Wednesday, 14 October 2015
Monday, 12 October 2015
This week we watch Scipio tie up all the loose ends in Spain before moving back to Italy to take the consulship.
Friday, 9 October 2015
This week we begin telling the story. We cover the early voyages by the French to the New World, see how New Spain gained control of Florida, and look at why England was so perfectly poised to be the most successful of the colonists. The situation is set up for an introduction to Jamestown next week. https://archive.org/download/AHistoryOfTheUnitedStates.Episode1-TheNewWorld/Episode1.mp3
Monday, 5 October 2015
This week the podcast returns to something resembling a normal schedule! We watch Scipio be victorious over Hasdrubal, who fled to Italy, and then over Gisco to win the Spanish theatre of the war. https://archive.org/download/HannibalAndThePunicWarsEpisode72-CompletingTheConquest/Episode72.mp3