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US HISTORY

And an analysis of the musical Hamilton

What is Hamilton?

What is Hamilton?

  • Written by: Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Choreography: Andy Blankenbuehler
  • Directed by: Thomas Kail
  • Won 11 Tony Awards and 8 Drama Desk Awards
  • Tells the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton

Marquis de Lafayette

Thomas Jefferson

<- Daveed Diggs as

King George III

<- Jonathan Groff as

Alexander Hamilton

<- Lin-Manuel Miranda as

Who is Hamilton?

Who is Hamilton?

  • American revolutionary
  • statesman
  • Founding Father of the United States
  • Founder of the NY Post
  • Founder and chief architect of the American financial system
  • first Secretary of Treasury

What happens in Hamilton?

Hurricane Maria hitsHamilton writes letter about itHamilton arrives in New York

1772

1771

Hamilton in charge of a trading charter

1768

his mother dies

his father left

1767

Alexander Hamilton is born

1757

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

1771

Hamilton in charge of a trading charter

1768

his mother dies

left

ALEXANDER HAMILTON

FACT CHECK: historically inaccurate, they met at different times prior to this event

1776

Hamilton meets Burr, Laurens, Lafayette, and Mulligan

1773

Hamilton interested in attending Princeton

AARON BURR, SIR

Hamilton meets Burr, Laurens, Lafayette, and Mulligan

1773

Hami

FACT CHECK: the Schuyler family had several sons and 5 daughters, not 3

the Schuyler sisters get introduced

THE SCHUYLER SISTERS

1775

Hamilton responds with his own piece, Farmer Refuted.

1774

Samuel Seabury published Free Thoughts on the Precedings of the Continental Congress

FARMER REFUTED

1776

The Battle of Brooklyn

1773

Boston Tea Party

YOU’LL BE BACK

Washington invites Hamilton to his military staff

1777

1776

The Battle of Kip's Bay

1775

-George Washington Becomes Commander in Chief of the Continental Army- Hamilton Captures British Canons

RIGHT HAND MAN

1780

ELiza Schuyler and Alexander Hamilton get married

HELPLESS

FACT CHECK: Angelica was already married and had children, she didn't have feelings for Hamilton

1780

shows the wedding in Angelicas perspective

SATISFIED

1778

-The Battle of Monmouth-John Laurens and Charles Lee Duel

STAY ALIVE & TEN DUEL COMMANDMENTS

1781

After a dispute with Washington, Hamilton leaves his staff for a few months.

MEET ME INSIDE

1779

1780

1779: Lafayette returns to France 1780: Lafayette returns to America with supplies and aid from France

GUNS AND SHIPS

1781

The Battle of Yorktown

YORKTOWN (THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN)

1783

The end of the Revolution

WHAT COMES NEXT

1782

1783

1787

First Murder Trial in the United States

Hamilton returns to New York

Angelica and her family go to England in 1783.

The Federalist Papers

1800

Hamilton at the Constitutional Convention

NON-STOP

French Revolution begins

Jefferson returns from France

1789

1790

Jefferson becomes Secretary of State

WHAT'D I MISS?

1793

Washington held the first cabinet meeting

CABINET BATTLE 1

FACT CHECK: While the letters had flirtatious undertones, they where never involved with each other

Hamiltons and Angelicas letters

TAKE A BREAK

around 1890

Hamilton meets Maria Reynolds

SAY NO TO THIS

1970

Dinner between Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton and others to discuss Hamiltons financial constitution

ROOM WHERE IT HAPPENS

1793

King Louis XVI is murdered Proclamation of Neutrality

CABINET BATTLE 2

1796

Hamilton drafts Washington's Farewell Address

ONE LAST TIME

1797

John Adams becomes President

I KNOW HIM

1797

1801

Hamilton founded the Coast Guard

founding of the New York Post

1795

Hamilton resigns from Treasurer

THE ADAMS ADMINISTRATION

1797

Hamilton publishes the Reynolds Pamphlet

REYNOLDS PAMPHLET

1781

Philip Hamilton graduates from King's College

1800

George Eacker criticized Alexander Hamilton in a speech. Philip Hamilton confronts Eacker Philip and Eacker duel

BLOW US ALL AWAY

Philip Hamilton dies in the duel

1801

STAY ALIVE (REPRISE)

1800

Thomas Jefferson becomes the third preisdent of the United States with Aaron Burr (and later, George Clinton) as his vice president.

The Election of 1800 (surprise!)

1800

THE ELECTION OF 1800

Hamilton and Burr plan duel

1804

YOUR OBIEDIENT SERVANT

Hamilton dies

1804

THE WORLD WAS WIDE ENOUGH

1854Eliza dies

1814 Angelica dies

Eliza helped found the first prviate orphanage in New York

1806

WHO LIVES, WHO DIES, WHO TELLS YOUR STORY

SPECIAL THANKS TO LOTTA!

10.https://www.britannica.com/video/221145/what-alexander-hamilton-got-wrong

9.https://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/hamilton/

7.https://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/a33106521/hamilton-musical-true-story/

6.https://www.politifact.com/article/2020/jul/01/fact-checking-hamilton-musical/

5.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton_(musical)#Broadway

4. https://www.loc.gov/classroom-materials/united-states-history-primary-source-timeline/american-revolution-1763-1783/

3.https://newtfire.org/hamilton/vis_Timeline.html

2.https://www.loc.gov/classroom-materials/united-states-history-primary-source-timeline/new-nation-1783-1815/

8. https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2020/jul/06/fact-checking-musical-hamilton/

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