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Aaron Burr...Sir? Conclusion

The story of Aaron Burr concludes shortly after the iconic duel between Hamilton and himself. His escapades became noticeably frantic and desperate. A desire to leave a legacy was common in the time of the founding fathers. 811 more words

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Lost and Found - May 22nd Edition

What to remember about May 22nd…

  • 1802  America’s First Lady Martha Washington dies at her Mount Vernon home (b. 1731)
  • 1807  Former Vice President Aaron Burr is indicted for treason in plot to form his own country should war with Spain break out; he is acquitted…
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Hamilton Part 2 – “You want a revolution, I want a revelation,” Changing the Narrative by Anjeanette LeBoeuf

My April FAR post introduced the phenomena that was sweeping the nation; Hamilton the Musical blending contemporary hip hop to the Broadway musical scores. The show has been breaking barriers with its success, intelligence, and fortitude. 949 more words

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Aaron Burr...Sir? Part 2

The idea that Aaron Burr was a political push-over is wildly inaccurate. He was painted as indecisive by his opponents. These people were mainly of the same mindset as Alexander Hamilton. 439 more words

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More Noise

When primaries wind down, campaigns shift to political party conventions of the summer.  Americans running for office will make noise and more noise, positive for themselves and negative for their opponents.   721 more words

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In Which the Hamilfangirls Set Sail

As you may recall, I’m back in Germany. And as you may recall from further back (e.g. here and here), that means walks through field and forest with my BFF and fellow author, … 369 more words

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