A Fork In Time: The Alternate History Podcast

Episode 0105—The Lime Lobby

May 07, 2021 A Fork In Time Episode 105
A Fork In Time: The Alternate History Podcast
Episode 0105—The Lime Lobby
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Episode 0105—The Lime Lobby
May 07, 2021 Episode 105
A Fork In Time

Episode 0105—The Lime Lobby

On Cinco de Mayo, many Americans have come to embrace it as an excuse to indulge in quality Mexican cuisine and to imbibe an imported Mexican cerveza or margarita, but many do not know or realize the event commemorated on that date or how, ironically, it is far more potentially important to the course of American history than they realize.   How would the course of not just Mexican history, but that of its neighbor to the north and even that of 19th century Europe, if the Mexican forces had not defeated those of the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862?

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Wikipedia Background Articles
Cinco de Mayo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinco_de_Mayo
Battle of Puebla (1862): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Puebla
Maximillian I of Mexico: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_I_of_Mexico
Napoleon III: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_III

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Show Notes

Episode 0105—The Lime Lobby

On Cinco de Mayo, many Americans have come to embrace it as an excuse to indulge in quality Mexican cuisine and to imbibe an imported Mexican cerveza or margarita, but many do not know or realize the event commemorated on that date or how, ironically, it is far more potentially important to the course of American history than they realize.   How would the course of not just Mexican history, but that of its neighbor to the north and even that of 19th century Europe, if the Mexican forces had not defeated those of the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862?

Link to Episode 101/102 Survey

Learn more about The Room Where It Happened including joining the team:
https://www.aforkintimepodcast.com/theroomwhereithappened

Wikipedia Background Articles
Cinco de Mayo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinco_de_Mayo
Battle of Puebla (1862): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Puebla
Maximillian I of Mexico: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_I_of_Mexico
Napoleon III: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_III

Listeners can get a FREE audiobook with their
FREE 30-Day Trial Membership from Audible
CLICK HERE

Website: www.aforkintimepodcast.com
E-Mail: [email protected]
Direct Link to Listener Survey: https://www.aforkintimepodcast.com/listenersurvey

If you enjoy the podcast, you can help by supporting us via Patreon.
https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime

You can follow A Fork In Time on….
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Twitter: @AFITPodcast
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Theme Music: Conquer by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com

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