American POTUS

Part 1 - The Indispensable Characters of Our Revolution

October 25, 2021 Scott Brun, Alan Lowe, Joseph Ellis Season 2 Episode 42
American POTUS
Part 1 - The Indispensable Characters of Our Revolution
Show Notes

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson worked together to build our nation, but as individuals, they were worlds apart.  Adams was a blunt Massachusetts lawyer who sparked intense arguments every time he spoke his mind.  Jefferson was a slippery and quiet Virginia planter with controversial and conflicting views on slavery and government.  2 men, 2 vastly different styles and personalities, 1 common cause – to create a government by the people, for the people.  This is Part 1 of our 2-part series on our complicated but essential revolution!