Episode 2.1: American Silver pt 1: Present the Mace

Why does the US House of Representatives have it’s own mace? And why is it silver? Come to think of it, why is silver so prominent in the history of the US? In this series, we explore colonial silversmiths and why they were so prominent throughout the story of America, and discuss the items they made.

-Audio of the US House of Representatives from CSPAN

-Music by Lee Roosevere

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