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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now the Haitian Revolution. Next; Simon Bolivar and Gran Colombia.


5.27- The Labyrinth  

In 1830, both Simon Bolivar and Gran Colombia died. 


5.26- Out the Window  

On Sept 25, 1828 Simón Bolívar went out the window.

5.25- The Tangled Swords  

At the end of 1826 Simon Bolivar returned to Colombia to deal with the revolt of Jose Antonio Paez. 

5.24- The Republic of Bolivar  

In 1825 Upper Peru became the independent nation of Bolivia. 

5.23- Ayacucho  

Wherein Gen. Sucre wins a very Bolivarian battle.

5.22- The Guayaquil Conference  

Simòn Bolívar and Jose de San Martin met for the first and only time in July 1822 

5.21- The Third Sister  

In 1822, Antonio Jose Sucre and Simon Bolivar liberated Quito and made Gran Colombia whole. 


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5.20- The Sea Wolf  

Lord Thomas Cochrane turned out to be the key to Peru. 

5.19- The Army of the Andes  

José de San Martín gets zonked on opium and marches through the Andes. 

5.18- Liberation  

On June 24, 1821 the Battle of Carabobo secured permanent independence for Venezuela.

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5.17a- Supplemental Gregor MacGregor  

Do not buy land in Poyais. 

5.17- The Big Rock On The Side Of The Road  

In 1820 a mutiny in Cádiz changed the course of Spanish American history. 

5.16- Over The Mountains  

In July 1819 Bolívar led a legendary march into the mountains to liberate New Granada once and for all. 

5.15- The Centaur of the Plains  

In January 1818 Simón Bolívar met José Antonio Páez. The War of Venezuelan Independence would never be the same. 

5.14- El Jefe Supremo  

With an assist from the Republic of Haiti, Simon Bolivar launched a new expedition to Venezuela in 1816.


5.13- The Letter From Jamaica  

Enter José de San Martín and Bernardo O'Higgins. 


5.12- The Desired One  

The restoration of King Ferdinand VII spelled big trouble for Spanish American Independence. 

5.11- The Legions of Hell  

In 1814 Simón Bolívar met the Legions of Hell. It wasn't pretty. 

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