TDOH: Hamilton and Washington

Note: This is Day Seven of Ten Days of Hamilton. Read this for an explanation. Thanks to the musical Hamilton, people who care are aware that Alexander Hamilton served as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War. But Washington’s patronage of Hamilton extended beyond this role. According to accounts of the day, Hamilton didn’tContinue reading “TDOH: Hamilton and Washington”

TDOH: Ranking the Characters of Hamilton

Note: Take a look at this post to know what I am trying to do with these posts over the next two weeks – and beyond! The musical Hamilton is very fluid with some of the facts surrounding the man himself, and some of the choices that Lin-Manuel Miranda made in moving the timeline aroundContinue reading “TDOH: Ranking the Characters of Hamilton”

TDOH: Hamilton and Jefferson

Note: Check out this post for what is going on this month on this very blog!  As a person present at the founding of our nation, it should be expected that Alexander Hamilton crossed paths with all the names and faces we know and remember. George Washington. John Adams. James Madison. Even Benedict Arnold makes anContinue reading “TDOH: Hamilton and Jefferson”