020 – Mr. Harrison Goes to Washington



The Old Brick Capitol, c. 1860s
The Old Brick Capitol, c. 1860s

Harrison concludes his final negotiations with Native Americans before being elected to Congress. In this episode, we discuss how the War of 1812 affected both the settlers and the Native Americans of the old Northwest, how Washington, DC was rebuilding after having been burned by the British, and how Harrison used his new seat in the House of Representatives to help both veterans of the war as well as his own reputation. Source notes for this episode can be found at http://whhpodcast.blubrry.com.


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