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Sept. 25, 2022

4.11 - Intrigue in Washington

4.11 - Intrigue in Washington

Year(s) Discussed: 1809-1810

In the wake of the failed negotiations with British Minister to the US Francis James Jackson, the Madison administration and Congress had to determine next steps to address the tensions with both Great Britain and France. Meanwhile, a new diplomat arrived from Spain as some American officials began to consider ways to secure the Floridas for the US. Sources used for this episode can be found at https://www.presidenciespodcast.com


Special thanks to Katy of the Queens Podcast for providing the intro quote for this episode and to Christian of Your Podcast Pal for his audio editing work on this episode!

The transcript for this episode can be found here.

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Featured Image: "U.S. Capitol and Pennsylvania Avenue before 1814" by Benjamin J Latrobe [c. 1814], courtesy of Wikipedia

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