4.23 – Out with the Old

Presidencies of the United States


4.23 – Out with the Old

Year(s) Discussed: 1812-1813

As the USS Constitution brought home the nation’s first major victory in the War of 1812, the Madison administration had to carefully consider how to readjust its strategy in ground operations. New leaders started emerging in the field, but the President, after securing reelection, had to consider a Cabinet shakeup that would restore confidence that the conflict against Britain would not end with an embarrassing lost of territory and national prestige. Sources used for this episode can be found at https://www.presidenciespodcast.com.

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