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117 – King Cotton – Part 1

We pause in our narrative to take a look the southern slave society, which will be critical to understand as we move toward the antebellum period and the Civil War. ——— Please be sur…
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116 – The Mudslinging Election of 1828

The campaigns of Adams and Jackson reach new lows in American political history in one of the most contentious presidential elections ever. Jackson defeats Adams and take over as the 7th president. &#…
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115 – President John Quincy

John Quincy Adams take over as our 6th President and begins to lay out his vision for the United States…causing him to slowly lose support in both the South and the West. ——— P…
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111 – The Era of Good Feelings

James Monroe kicks off his presidency with a goodwill tour of the nation. The US embraces nationalism and sets its eyes on expansion. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your fr…
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109 – Unit 4 Review (Part 2)

Episode 109: Chris reviews the second part of Unit 4, trying to remind you of all we have covered in this unit….which is A LOT of stuff! ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tel…
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108 – Unit 4 Review (Part 1)

Episode 108: Chris reviews the first part of Unit 4, trying to remind you of all we have covered in this unit….which is A LOT of stuff! ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell…
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106 – EC – Battle of New Orleans

Episode 106: Chris and Bill discuss the final major conflict of the War of 1812 and the emergence of Andrew Jackson as a national military hero. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and t…
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101 – EC – QA #2!

Episode 101: Zak and Bill join Chris for another round of Q&A! ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes and reach out to us on social me…
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99 – Madison and Monroe Push for War

Episode 99: Madison hires Monroe as Secretary of State and Congress declares war on Britain. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes and re…
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98 – Madison’s Trials and Errors

Episode 98: We take another look at Madison’s first couple years as President trying to negotiate to open trade with Britain and France…only to continue to make mistake after mistake. R…
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97 – Introducing President Madison

Episode 97: We take another look at Jefferson’s second term and the foreign policy issues that then-Secretary of State James Madison was dealing with. We then welcome Madison as the fourth presi…
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96 – Jefferson’s Second Term

Episode 96: President Jefferson deals with issues foreign and abroad and makes the fateful decision to enact an embargo limiting American trade and igniting American opinion. ——— Ple…
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94 – The Louisiana Purchase

Episode 94: Robert Livingston and James Madison, on behalf of Thomas Jefferson, take bold action and strike the largest deal in American History, purchasing Louisiana from Napoleon. ——R…
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93 – EC – Marbury v Madison

Episode 93: Bill is back on the pod as he and Chris dive deeper into arguably the most important Supreme Court Decision in American history. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell …
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92 – Jefferson’s America

Episode 92: Thomas Jefferson becomes President and ushers in a new era of American politics. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes and re…
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91 – The “Revolution” of 1800

Episode 91: John Adams loses the election of 1800 and Thomas Jefferson ushers in a new era of American politics. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a rev…
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89 – Alien and Sedition Acts

Episode 89: John Adams makes the biggest mistake of his career as the Quasi-War with France seems to be coming to an end. ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave…
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81 – Washington Becomes President

Episode 81: George Washington Becomes President and tries to lay the proper groundwork for the future of the nation! ——— Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a…
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74 – Shays’s Rebellion

Daniel Shays and other western Mass. farmer rise up against the political and economic elite in the east! —– Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes …
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72 – Unit 3 Review (Part 2)

Episode 72: Part 2 of the Unit 3 review! —– Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes and reach out to us on social media! Twitter: @ateachershist Face…
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71 – Unit 3 Review (Part 1)

Episode 71: Part 1 of the Unit 3 review! —– Please be sure to subscribe and tell your friends! Leave us a review on iTunes and reach out to us on social media! Twitter: @ateachershist Face…
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REBROADCAST – Gobble, Gobble!

REBROADCAST OF EPISODE 9: – The brief history of Thanksgiving – The role of the turkey in our holiday – The development of the holiday in American politics – The role of Thanks…
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