HIST 116: The American Revolution

Lecture 04 - "Ever at Variance and Foolishly Jealous": Intercolonial Relations. Professor Freeman discusses colonial attempts to unite before the 1760s and the ways in which regional distrust and localism complicated matters. American colonists joined together in union three times before the 1760s. Two of these attempts were inspired by the necessity of self-defense; the third attempt was instigated by the British as a means of asserting British control over the colonies. (from

Lecture 04 - "Ever at Variance and Foolishly Jealous": Intercolonial Relations

Time Lecture Chapters
[00:00:00] 1. Introduction
[00:02:52] 2. Intercolonial Opinions: Notes from Jefferson, Washington, and Adams
[00:11:44] 3. Colony Types, and Differences between New England and Middle Colonies
[00:23:58] 4. Education and Social Culture in the Southern Colonies
[00:30:43] 5. Dutch Expansion and the English Dominion: The First Two Unions
[00:36:30] 6. The French and Indian Threats: The Third Colonial Union

Lecture 4 - "Ever at Variance and Foolishly Jealous": Intercolonial Relations
Instructor: Professor Joanne Freeman. Transcript [html]. Audio [mp3]. Download Video [mov].

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Lecture 01 - Introduction: Freeman's Top Five Tips for Studying the Revolution
Lecture 02 - Being a British Colonist
Lecture 03 - Being a British American
Lecture 04 - "Ever at Variance and Foolishly Jealous": Intercolonial Relations
Lecture 05 - Outraged Colonials: The Stamp Act Crisis
Lecture 06 - Resistance or Rebellion? (Or, What the Heck is Happening in Boston?)
Lecture 07 - Being a Revolutionary
Lecture 08 - The Logic of Resistance
Lecture 09 - Who Were the Loyalists?
Lecture 10 - Common Sense
Lecture 11 - Independence
Lecture 12 - Civil War
Lecture 13 - Organizing a War
Lecture 14 - Heroes and Villains
Lecture 15 - Citizens and Choices: Experiencing the Revolution in New Haven
Lecture 16 - The Importance of George Washington
Lecture 17 - The Logic of a Campaign (or, How in the World Did We Win?)
Lecture 18 - Fighting the Revolution: The Big Picture
Lecture 19 - War and Society
Lecture 20 - Confederation
Lecture 21 - A Union Without Power
Lecture 22 - A Road to the Constitutional Convention
Lecture 23 - Creating a Constitution
Lecture 24 - Creating a Nation
Lecture 25 - Being an American: The Legacy of the Revolution