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Nov. 18, 2018

2.09 – All Around and Away They Go

2.09 – All Around and Away They Go

Year(s) Discussed: 1797-1799

As the events of the Haitian Revolution start to involve the US and the Army works to secure control of the Mississippi Territory from the Spanish, Adams and the Federalists work to determine a response to the XYZ Affair. However, as their power begins to consolidate, some in the party plot ways to use the situation to their advantage. Oh, and Adams goes to see a play!


Special thanks to Alex Slawson for providing the intro quote for this episode!

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