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Feb. 23, 2020

3.13 – Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

3.13 – Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Year(s) Discussed: 1801-1803, 1807

As James Monroe began his special mission to Europe in early 1803, he would come to find that the situation on the continent was rapidly changing as the Peace of Amiens was proving to be a shaky one. Meanwhile, President Jefferson had to deal with some staffing changes at home and abroad.


Featured Image: “Rufus King” by Charles Willson Peale [c. 1818], courtesy of Wikipedia


Intro and Outro Music: Selections from “Jefferson and Liberty” as performed by The Itinerant Band

 

Special thanks to Alex for providing the intro quote for this episode, and be sure to check out my recent appearance on History’s What If – thanks to Phillip for inviting me on!

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Featured Image: “Meriwether Lewis” by Charles Willson Peale [c. 1807], courtesy of Wikipedia