Hamilton’s Love Life as a Bachelor (Hamilton 18)

A note on long-distance relationships in the 18th century In the 1770s, there is no Snapchat or Twitter, no email or phone. If you can't talk to someone face to…

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Hamilton Joins Washington’s Staff (Hamilton 16)

Washington asks Congress for help Commander-in-Chief George Washington to John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress: New York July the 11th 1776 As I am truly sensible the time of Congress…

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Pergamon Exhibition (Metropolitan Museum Favorites, 9)

Back in the 1870s, German archeologists began extensive excavations at Pergamon, an ancient Greek city whose ruins lie in modern Turkey, near the Aegean Sea. The museum built to house the…

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A Revue of Royal & Revolutionary Rhetoric (Hamilton 15)

In several violent Acts and interludes, with important and incendiary dialogue in (of course) red. Setting: A world before the Industrial Revolution and capitalism, with countries ruled by kings and assorted…

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