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American Biography

American biography is a podcast that looks at American history by examining the lives of important, if less discussed, Americans who have exerted great influence upon the nation's development. It's the American story told through American's stories. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Marshall Ep. 2 - John Marshall Goes to War

The events that precipitated the American Revolution are discussed. John Marshall joins the militia."The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. More from this artist is available at Snoopy 20111 on SoundCloud. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

22mins

11 Mar 2015

Rank #1

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Marshall Ep. 22 - The Curious Case of William Marbury

Marbury v Madison and judicial review! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39mins

23 Nov 2016

Rank #2

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Marshall Ep. 3 - Delenda est Norfolk

John Marshall is in his first battle, watches Norfolk burn to the ground and joins the Continental Army.Music for American Biography: "The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. More from this artist is available at Snoopy 20111 on SoundCloud. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

21 Mar 2015

Rank #3

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Marshall Ep. 20 - The Progress of Law

This episode traces the evolution of courts and judges from Anglo-Saxon England to the United States in 1801."Star Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

11 Aug 2016

Rank #4

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Marshall Ep 24 - Treason!

John Marshall must preside over former Vice President, Aaron Burr's treason trial!"Star Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50mins

14 Jun 2017

Rank #5

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Marshall Ep. 21 - Meet the New Boss

John Marshall takes over at the head of the Supreme Court. Thomas Jefferson and his Republican allies take over the other branches of the government. Reforms are made by all! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36mins

25 Sep 2016

Rank #6

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Marshall Ep. 14 - A Party Animal

Marshall navigates the toxic political world of the 1790's."The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

4 Dec 2015

Rank #7

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Marshall Ep. 16 - XYZ pt. Deux

Special guest Zack Twamley from When Diplomacy Fails joins us to celebrate our 1 year podiversary and we discuss the international and domestic intrigue surrounding Marshall."The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

52mins

24 Feb 2016

Rank #8

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Marshall Ep. 15 - XYZ

John Marshall goes to Paris on a diplomatic mission?!"The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

45mins

7 Feb 2016

Rank #9

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Marshall Ep. 28 - Cousin Tom

An analysis of the fraught relationship and bitter rivalry between Thomas Jefferson and John Marshall which shaped a nation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

20 Nov 2018

Rank #10

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Marshall Ep. 4 - In the Army Now

John Marshall marches... a lot and fights in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown."The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. (Snoopy 20111 on SoundCloud). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19mins

5 Apr 2015

Rank #11

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Marshall EP. 13 - Loss and Litigation

Child mortality and John Marshall before the bar."The Star - Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. (Snoopy 20111 on SoundCloud). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34mins

9 Nov 2015

Rank #12

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Marshall Ep 23 - Purge

Some Republicans in Congress try to arrest the development of an independent judiciary by striking back at the Marshall Court. Chris Stewart (History of China) and Benjamin Jacobs (Wittenburg to Westphalia) explain impeachment."Star Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

5 Mar 2017

Rank #13

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Marshall Ep. 27 - Marshall at Work

In this episode we track the changes occurring within the Supreme Court along with those of a transforming nation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

42mins

1 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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Marshall Ep. 26 - John Marshall: Slave Master

On this very special episode I'm joined by distinguished scholar and President of Gratz College, Paul Finkelman, author of the forthcoming book "Supreme Injustice" to discuss surprising new discoveries he's unearthed about John Marshall's relationship with the institution of slavery.Pre-order "Supreme Injustice" by Paul Finkelman (available 1/8/18): http://a.co/hOrNy2BHomepage of Gratz College: https://www.gratz.edu/Save 15% on any pair of Sudio headphones and support American Biography: https://www.sudiosweden.com/american"Star Spangled Banner" performed by Logan Hardin. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48mins

16 Dec 2017

Rank #15