The Play Hamilton By Alexander Hamilton Essay

1019 Words Dec 12th, 2016 5 Pages
The play Hamilton is about Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States. Alexander Hamilton was an immigrant who came to New York to improve his life. Despite what was thought of his past he improved his image, “How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore, and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor, Grow up to be a hero and a scholar?”(Aaron Burr, “Alexander Hamilton.”) It doesn’t matter if you grew up without parents, lower-class, or a different country. Hamilton was a young man who had nothing, but made sure he never renounced reading a book. Someone’s class, ethnicity, and location does not have a big impact; it 's the person’s dedication.
First of all, gender has a big impact on one’s identity. Boys and girls get treated differently since they are born, but there isn 't a legitimate reason for it; it’s just society. Gender has always been unequal, and women still struggle with it today. Women have always tried to fight for their rights to vote, to work, to fight in wars, and to choose abortion. In the Declaration of Independence, it says “all men are created equal”. In the play, Angelica is a good example of a strong woman who speak up, “I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the sequel!”(Angelica, “The Schuyler Sisters.”) This shows that Angelica thinks women should be included in politics too because she wanted women in the declaration of independence. Currently, the Olympics…

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