Hamilton or Burr?


As many have probably heard, Lin-Manuel Miranda has enlightened millions of young adults and even teenagers to the gritty, emotional, hip-hop tale of Alexander Hamilton and our fine nation’s tumultuous beginnings.  His musical simply titled Hamilton has also opened my eyes to an age old struggle, it seems, that anyone living in the world has faced.

Allow me to give you some background in the context of the musical.  If you were hoping to avoid spoilers for the musical, well, your history teachers should take the blame.  It’s all in your textbooks.   Continue reading