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  • Alexander Hamilton Summary

    in search of education. Aaron Burr, Sir - As he is attending college, Alexander hears about a man named Aaron Burr, a scholar known for graduating early among his class. Alexander learns about Aaron Burr’s success and seeks an accelerated course of study, so he can graduate within 2 years rather than 4 and join the revolution. In 1776, after graduating from King’s College, Alexander seeks out and meets Aaron Burr. He asks Burr how he managed to leave so soon and Burr reveals he is an orphan,…

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  • In The Name Of The Father Furstenberg Analysis

    In Francois Furstenberg’s book, In the Name of the Father, he describes how popular memory of a President came to exist in nineteenth-century America. But how does his account of the past hold up in America today? This depiction of popular memory can be seen in the musical, Hamilton. This paper argues that the arguments made by Furstenberg about nationalism and political consent, unlike slavery, can be seen as pertinent to understanding Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton. First, the arguments…

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  • A Magnificent Catastrophe Summary

    The book A Magnificent Catastrophe by Edward J. Larson is about the election of 1800. This is the United States of America's most extraordinary and influential election that they have ever held due to all that it meant to the country. This election was the first election that had their own presidential campaigns no matter how chaotic and twisted the electoral process may have been. This election was so important that Larson called it “The Second American Revolution”(Larson 22). Larson called the…

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