History In The Headlines

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Alexander Hamilton

From his humble origins as an illegitimate child in the British West Indies to his famously untimely death, here are a few facts about the legendary politician that might surprise you.

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.