Tag: Alexander Hamilton

Virtual Lunch Bite – Mercy Otis Warren’s Poems, Dramatic and Miscellaneous

Join Research Services Librarian Rachel Nellis for a discussion of Mercy Otis Warren’s Poems, Dramatic and Miscellaneous, published in 1790, that contains two plays and several allegorical or satirical poems on the Revolution that were dedicated to George Washington and praised by Alexander Hamilton. The presentation will last approximately 30 minutes on Zoom. Registration is […]

Virtual Author’s Talk – The Cabinet: Washington and the Creation of an American Institution

Lindsay Chervinsky speaks online about her book "The Cabinet."

Lindsay M. Chervinsky discusses The Cabinet: Washington and the Creation of an American Institution, an examination of the extralegal creation of the president’s advisory body in response to the threats facing George Washington and the first administration. The book also demonstrates the importance of Washington’s military experience to the formation of the presidency and the federal government. Faced with […]

Lecture – Alexander Hamilton’s New York

Discover the intriguing life, accomplishments and legacy of Alexander Hamilton and his relationship to the city he called home—New York. From the obscure island of Nevis in the Caribbean, Hamilton moved to New York in 1772 to attend King’s College. While attending school, Hamilton became a revolutionary and made many of his first public speeches […]

Lecture – Washington and Hamilton: The Great Collaboration

The most important collaboration in American history was the unlikely alliance between a wealthy Virginia planter, George Washington, and a brash immigrant from the Caribbean, Alexander Hamilton. Washington and Hamilton fought for the better part of twenty-five years to secure the American experiment in the face of bitter partisan opposition at home and determined enemies […]