Tag: American Revolution

Book Review: American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the Republic

Title: American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies at the Founding of the RepublicAuthor: Joseph J. EllisPublication Date: 2007Publishing House: Random House After reading the Washington: A Life biography it pushed me to learn more about the founding of the United States. There are still a ton of biographies on my to read list but for a

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Paperback Perils: Alexander Hamilton

Title: Alexander HamiltonAuthor: Ron ChernowPublication Date: 2004Publishing House: Penguin Books Lin-Manuel Miranda read this biography of Alexander Hamilton and it later inspired his musical, Hamilton. That play later inspired Miranda to write Hamilton: The Revolution. Synopsis From Goodreads Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized,

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