American Revolution Podcast

ARP205 Congress Enters 1779

June 13, 2021

A frustrated President Henry Laurens resigns.  Congress elects John Jay to run Congress.  It also investigates General William Thompson for allegedly bad mouthing Congress. The session is also filled with efforts to deal with the growing debt and related inflation of the Continental Dollar.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: John Jay: Founding Father, by Walter Stahr.

Online Recommendation of the Week: The Resignation of Henry Laurens: https://archive.org/details/jstor-20083317

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