On our first episode, we get to meet the man himself, La Fayette. His importance, his actions in America during the War of Independence, as well as in France during the Revolution, Napoléon era and after. A truly fascinating figure!
Introduction & thanks
3:24 - La Fayette's youth and start of American adventure
7:19 - Historical context
14:20 - American War of Independence
15:55 - French Revolution & Napoléon
19:50 - Restoration, July Monarchy and 1830 Revolution
22:28 - Conclusion
Links to the podcasters who inspired and helped me:
Seth Healey: Hugos There Podcast & Take Me to Your Reader Podcast
Lori, Amy, Haley & Kevin: Hugo Girl! Podcast
Phil Nichols & Colin Kuskie: Science-Fiction 101 Podcast
Jeff Palermo: Sci-Fi on Screen Podcast, Jeff Reads YouTube Channel, Jeff Screens YouTube Channel
Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling
The Global Seven Years War 1754 - 1763: Britain and France in a Great Power Contest by Daniel A. Baugh
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