Sherlock rambles on about 18th and 19th century battle-lines and the Battle of Valencia while Nathan provides a solid chat on the establishment of the first government of the Patria Boba and the landing of Monteverde's Marines.
The Patria Boba is born on July 5th, 1811 as Bolivar and Miranda's relationship starts to fray and the Venezuelan Junta begins its series of blunders. However, independence comes for the first time to Spanish America!
We discuss Bolivar's trip to London, his dealings in the great city, his return to Venezuela, the beginning of the First Republic and Bolivar's dealings with such.
We discuss the fall of Spain, the spark for the independence movements in both Spanish America and Spain, the Buenos Aires rebellions, why the UK/GB is annoying, and what Bolivar is doing as all of this is happening.
We discuss Bolivar's meeting with the Pope in 1806, Miranda's failed expedition, his return to Paris, his trip to the US of A, and his soon to be return to Venezuela!
Nathan and Sherlock discuss Bolivar's stay in Paris, his reaction to Napoleon, his walk to Italy and his first meetings and interactions there.
We finally get to Bolivar! Wooo! And his crazy family and tragic childhood. Join us for a wild emotional ride in Episode 5!
Sherlock and Nathan go into the crazy details of race, subdivision of the empire and all sorts of tax reforms. Excitements awaits! If parts of this episode sound weird it's because I couldn't be bothered to edit them, sorry <3
Nathan can't speak French and Sherlock is a smartass about it. They talk about the French Revolution in all its boring-ness and why it's relevant to this podcast.
This time we present a massive recording which was cut down because of Sherlock's tendencies to repeat "and" and "uuuuummmm." We discuss Spain, Meso-America, the conquest of the Incan Empire and the Haitian revolution, with Sherlock hogging the mic and learning to hate his own voice during the editing process.
Here are a few of the links we talked about:
F1rst p05t! I'm doing a podcast!
But seriously, if you're reading this, thank you for coming over and giving us a listen. We love all our listeners and hope that you'll stick around for a while.
In this first episode we introduce ourselves and discuss why Simon Bolivar?
It was Nathan and Sherlock's first episode, so go easy on us. We've gotten better, I swear.
Thank you once more, and I hope you enjoy our podcast on El Libertador!