Year(s) Discussed: 1803-1805
With a presidential election looming, the Jefferson administration had to consider how to wrap up the first term and transition to the second. For some, that meant moving into new positions. For others, retirement was in their future. As the campaign worked to rally the public, the decisions of 1804 made at home and abroad would have far-reaching consequences. Sources used for this episode can be found at http://presidencies.blubrry.com.
Intro and Outro Music: Selections from “Jefferson and Liberty” as performed by The Itinerant Band