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Masonic Revolutions in America and France

Lecture no. 4 from the course: The Real History of Secret Societies

Masonic Revolutions in America and France

Taught by Professor Richard B. Spence | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Secret societies do often work behind the scenes to change the world, although not often in the way the stories claim. Professor Spence looks at the secret societies behind the Boston Tea Party and Bastille Day. Understand the part that the Sons of Liberty, the Society of the Friends of the Constitution (the Jacobins), the Grand Orient Lodge, the Nine Sisters Lodge, and other groups played in these important revolutions and see how famous names such as Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, and additional founding fathers were involved with these—and other—secret groups.

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o********m
November 29, 2019

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n********m
October 30, 2019
This is really cool. You hear so much about these groups, but you really don't learn about them. I find it fascinating. And to all the people complaining that there is not enough evidence to support some of these rumors, it's because there is so much "evidence" and different claims, it's hard to tell which are true. The real stories are unclear, I mean, they are "secret" societies anyway. GC do a good job of putting out the main idea of the group, like what it stood for. It's an unseen side of history. Defiantly really cool.

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g********t
October 10, 2019

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