Alexander Hamilton proved to be a brilliant revolutionary
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Columnist’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on the influence of Alexander Hamilton on American economic history and traditions.
“When America sings for you…
Will they know what you overcame?
Will they know you rewrote the game?
The world will never be the same...”
Lyrics from Broadway
the play “Hamilton”
Two hundred and forty years ago, he helped stabilize and define our economic system. Today, his life story dominates the bright lights of Broadway.
Written by Lin Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton” marries hip-hop style lyrics and dance with the story of America’s first Secretary of the Treasury, set against the backdrop of early American history. The themes that characterize the play are very familiar to us today: the contributions of immigrants to the