Jefferson is gone after eight years. Britain is pushing the fledgling United States around. We need the biggest, strongest, most straightforward person available. Wait, he's unavailable? We get the Father of the Constitution, James Madison, instead? All right. So long as we don't go to war... Colin, Jamie and Arthur try to figure out the fourth President of the United States, his amazing ability to fail and thus succeed, and to dissect the War of 1812.
The second president follows George Washington--is he the best around, will nothing ever keep him down? No. Plenty will keep him down and Jamie, Arthur, and Colin discuss it. John Adams was the first one-term President for a reason.
A Quick History: 7 Years War to the Declaration of Independence by People vs. POTUS