Why Don’t I Ever Meet Guys Who Rap About Alexander Hamilton?

Yes, of course I know that Alexander Hamilton was never president, but America owes a debt to his financial brilliance. I also owe him a debt — I found  Hamilton so fascinating that I got a 100% on my first essay exam for AP American History (almost three decades ago) and the information is still fresh in my mind. In case Hamilton’s history isn’t quite as memorable for you, this video should help. Just don’t blame me (too much) when you find yourself humming “Alexander Ham.il.ton…” at odd junctures throughout your day.

Learn more about Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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  1. […] did I imagine, back in 2012 when I wrote Why Don’t I Ever Meet Guys Who Rap About Alexander Hamilton?, that Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical brainchild with Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton […]


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