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The Immigration-Obsessed, Polarized, Garbage-Fire Election of 1800

A. Roger Ekirch | American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution | Pantheon | February 2017 | 33 minutes (8,149 words) 8,387 more words

Longreads

On waiting for too long, part two

Lately, I’ve been in a bit of a creative dip. I don’t like to talk about art blocks because that legitimises them as some outside influence and fuck that shit, honestly. 396 more words

2017

American Magic: The Musical

HAMILTON set the world on fire.

The best kind of fire: fire of the mind and of the heart. Not only was Hamilton: An American Musical the most-sought after ticket of our lifetime, but, overnight Lin-Manuel Miranda (and his spell-binding cast) inspired a rabidly enthusiastic and passionate fandom across the internet with an unmatched fervor for learning. 368 more words

Essays

Hamilton: An American Musical - The Highlights

One of the biggest musical hits of the last few years has been Lin Manuel Miranda‘s Hamilton. Here are just a few of my favourites from this innovative show. 277 more words

Aaron Burr

#9 of All the Things

In honor of President’s Day I decided to tell you all about the show Drunk History with Derek Waters on Comedy Central.  It’s my new favorite way to learn history! 295 more words

Aaron Burr

This Week in Political History: February 19-25

Find out what happened this week in political history. Also, there are some more 2016 presidential election flashbacks, including wins by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and Jeb Bush ending his campaign. 135 more words

Donald Trump

My Review of Andra Watkins' Hard to Die

Against the historic backdrop of West Point and the Hudson River valley surrounding it, author Andra Watkins again pens another historic thriller in the vein of her first novel,  422 more words

Book Reviews