May 232015
 
Benedict Arnold and the 25th of September

20 AHMP Benedict Arnold and the 25th of September Was there a consequence for Benedict Arnold’s egregious behavior in Philadelphia? How did the Great Chain that we learned about in a previous episode factor into Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point to the British? What were the dramatic events that took place on that fateful

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May 182015
 
16 QCAHMP The Great Chain

16 QCAHMP The Great Chain. Please support my podcasts by purchasing one of the games or teaching tools, with prices beginning at 76 cents on my website, BingoforPatriots.com, or one of more than 100 bingo games with educational, religious, holiday, and party themes for as little as $1.99 on my other website: UnCommonCourtesy.com. Thank you

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May 152015
 
Benedict Arnold A Thief in Command

  t 19 AHMP Benedict Arnold A Thief in Command How did Benedict Arnold abuse his role as the “Commander in Chief of the United States of American, in the city of Philadelphia” for his personal gain? Will the information that we have about his intimate relationships confirm that he is a narcissist? What colonial body

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May 112015
 
15 QCAHMP Revolutionary Barriers and Blazes

15 QCAHMP Revolutionary Barriers and Blazes What extraordinary steps were taken by the Continental Army to limit British navigation of the Hudson River? We will learn about a bevy of amazing attempts and achievements in this episode. Strategists for the Continental Army, with drastically limited resources in comparison to their opponent, looked for clever ways

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May 082015
 
Benedict Arnold The Narcissist

 18 AHMP: Benedict Arnold The Narcissist In edition 17 of this podcast, we learned about a bevy of personality traits, and dare I say flaws, of Benedict Arnold. Today we will explore how those characteristics or propensities led him down the path to engage in a drama royal which involved George Washington and the Continental Congress,

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May 042015
 
14 QCAHMP The Separation of Powers According to Montesquieu, Locke & the Founding Fathers

14 QC AHMP: The Separation of Powers According to Montesquieu, Locke & the Founding Fathers Who was the philosopher known as Montesquieu? What governmental structure did he believe would best assure political liberty, and why did he believe so strongly that each branch must be firmly separated from one another? How can we hear his

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May 012015
 
The Fatal Flaws of Benedict Arnold

17 AHMP The Fatal Flaws of Benedict Arnold My question today is simple: What fatal flaws of Benedict Arnold’s personality contributed to his decision to transform from an ardent patriot into our country’s most well-known traitor? We will explore this question as we travel with him from his youth through the Continental Army’s 1775 invasion

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Apr 272015
 
13 QCAHMP John Locke and the Whigs

  13 QCAHMP John Locke and the Whigs Who was John Locke? Which English Lord was Locke’s patron, and why did the events of his life impact the development of Locke’s theories? Which party in Parliament was led by Locke’s patron, and why was the name given to that party so derogatory? What are some

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