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April 24, 2022

4.06 – Peace Interrupted

4.06 – Peace Interrupted

Year(s) Discussed: 1809

When the British government learned of the Erskine Agreement, it was not best pleased. In the summer of 1809, the Madison administration scrambled to deal with the ramifications of the British response while at the same time, two members of the Cabinet found themselves in opposition due to political infighting. Meanwhile, a similar row in the British ministry threatened to throw that government into turmoil.


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"Albert Gallatin," courtesy of Wikipedia

“Samuel Smith” by Gilbert Stuart [c. 1795-1805], courtesy of Wikipedia

"Francis James Jackson" by Gilbert Stuart [c. 1810], courtesy of Wikipedia

"George Canning" [c. 1824], courtesy of Wikipedia

 

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