Aug. 29, 2020

John Punch & the Emergence of Slavery

This week, I talk about the emergence of slavery in the new colonies. I review the transition of desired labor from indentured servants to slave labor and a how court case and early laws helped codify chattel slavery into the...

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Aug. 22, 2020

Colonies, Colonies - But Not Plymouth

This week I tackle the first attempts at English colonization in the new world including the mysteries surrounding Roanoke and the beginnings of Jamestown. I also touch on a few key players made famous like John Smith and Po...

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Aug. 15, 2020

1492? Says Who?

Welcome to Civics and Coffee! In my premiere episode, I talk about the "beginnings" of America as it is commonly taught in school - including the discovery of North America, the indigenous people who were here before European...

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Aug. 10, 2020

Civics & Coffee - An Introduction

This episode is all about what Civics and Coffee is and what you can expect when you subscribe. If you want to leave suggestions for future episodes, leave a comment or email me at civicscoffeepod@gmail.com

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