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June 30, 2021

3.31 – Waves on the Horizon

3.31 – Waves on the Horizon

Year(s) Discussed: 1804-1806

As tensions between the US and Spain increase over West Florida and the border with Tejas, Aaron Burr travels to the west and back again to meet with folks across the nation as his plot progresses. Meanwhile, supporters of Jefferson in Congress attempt to move against Rep. John Randolph of Roanoke, and a House Ways and Means Committee meeting gets so raucous that a duel seems to be in the making.


Featured Image: “A new chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean” by William Heather [c. 1797], courtesy of Wikipedia


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

 

Special thanks to James Early of the Key Battles of American History podcast for providing the intro quote for this episode. Special thanks also to Andrew Pfannkuche for his audio editing work on this episode.

The transcript for this episode can be found here.

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Featured Image: “Thomas Mann Randolph” [c. 1790], courtesy of Wikipedia