Books and Articles That Drop Some Knowledge on Hamilton-Related Themes

Articles & Education

Historians Take on Hamilton

Historians Take on Hamilton

Historians are, by and large, delighted that Hamilton has brought so much attention and interest to the founding era in American history ...
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History and Performance: Hamilton: An American Musical

History and Performance: Hamilton: An American Musical

Public historians have spent a good deal of time looking at how history is performed in museums and living history ...
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‘Hamilton’ and History: Are They in Sync?

‘Hamilton’ and History: Are They in Sync?

As “Hamilton” fever has swept America, historians have hardly been immune. The megahit Broadway musical’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, has won ...
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The Hamilton Musical and Historical Unknowns

The Hamilton Musical and Historical Unknowns

With a record-breaking sixteen Tony Award nominations for his hit musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda will soon have to clear some space on ...
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HAMILTON and Its Hemispheric Intellectual History

HAMILTON and Its Hemispheric Intellectual History

While the play has won overall acclaim, some magazines and news sites have criticized the play for its poetic ahistoricism ...
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Who tells Eliza's story? Philanthropy and "Hamilton: An American Musical"

Who tells Eliza’s story? Philanthropy and “Hamilton: An American Musical”

Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical turned international attention to the story of founding leader Alexander Hamilton, but also ...
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Hamilton, An American Musical: A Reading and Resource List

Hamilton, An American Musical: A Reading and Resource List

The  Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical Hamilton has captured the attention of the populace in more ways than one. Inspired by Ron Chernow's biography Alexander ...
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The Unusual Way Broadway’s “Hamilton” is Teaching U.S History to Kids

The Unusual Way Broadway’s “Hamilton” is Teaching U.S History to Kids

The blockbluster Broadway musical “Hamilton” is, for anybody who has been hiding in a cave, about the rise and fall ...
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How Social Studies Can Help Young Kids Make Sense of the World

How Social Studies Can Help Young Kids Make Sense of the World

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — One of the longtime goals of public education is to produce young people capable of participating in the democratic ...
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Why Did George Washington Join the Revolution?

Why Did George Washington Join the Revolution?

A close examination of some of Washington’s writings provides many clues as to why Washington joined the Revolutionary War. Read ...
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Understanding the Burr-Hamilton Duel

Understanding the Burr-Hamilton Duel

Without a doubt, the duel between former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton and Vice President Aaron Burr is the ...
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