History In The Headlines

Category: Alexander Hamilton

HITH-100-bill-thumb

It’s All About the (New) Benjamins

The Federal Reserve has announced that a new version of the $100 bill will enter circulation this fall.

Signing of the Constitution

7 Things You May Not Know About the Constitutional Convention

On the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, explore seven surprising facts about the framers and the Constitutional Convention.

alexander-hamilton-thumb

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Alexander Hamilton

January 11 marks the anniversary of the birth of Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s most influential and controversial founding fathers.

Famous Duels

History at 40 Paces: Legendary Duels

On the 207th anniversary of the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, find out about this notorious incident and other famous standoffs.