Episode 004, Samuel Nicholas, takes a look at the life, and service of Samuel Nicholas, the first, unofficial Commandant of the Marine Corps . This episode will discuss:
The Life of Samuel Nicholas
Introduce Benjamin Franklin
The Gloucester Fox hunting Club
Schuylkill Fishing Company
The Olive Branch Petition / Declaration of the Necessity for Taking up Arms
This episode will also discuss the second Continental Congress, their decision to raise a military and the start of the United States Marine Corps.