Year(s) Discussed: 1810-1811
As a new British Minister made his way to the US, a naval engagement off the Eastern Seaboard further complicated relations between the United States and United Kingdom. In Washington, President Madison had to figure out how to approach the situation with the French as he and his administration began to plot on how to foment rebellion in East Florida as they had successfully done in Baton Rouge. Meanwhile, in the west, William Henry Harrison took a chance to combat the threat posed by Tecumseh and his brother by leading a military force to Prophetstown. Sources used for this episode can be found at https://www.presidenciespodcast.com.
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Featured Image: "Battle of Tippecanoe" by Kurtz and Allison [c. 1889], courtesy of Wikipedia
Intro and Outro Music: Selections from “Jefferson and Liberty” as performed by The Itinerant Band