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302 | Timothy Shenk: The Struggle to Realign American Politics from Alexander Hamilton to Obama and Trump

The Realignment

Subscribe to The Realignment to access our exclusive Q&A episodes and support the show: https://realignment.supercast.com/.REALIGNMENT NEWSLETTER: https://therealignment.substack.com/PURCHASE BOOKS AT OUR BOOKSHOP: https://bookshop.org/shop/therealignmentEmail us at: realignmentpod@gmail.comTimothy Shenk, historian and author of Realigners: Partisan Hacks, Political Visionaries, and the Struggle to Rule American Democracy, joins The Realignment to discuss who popular majorities, leaders, activists, and visionaries have translated ideas to action in order to transform the American political system.

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20 Oct 2022

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Alexander Hamilton: The Duel, The Mystery, The Myths - Down The Rabbit Hole

Fringe Radio Network

This week we look at Alexander Hamilton and what the musical doesn't cover about his life. How did the duel actually go down? What is his connection to the Cincinnati Society and what was their goal?Email us at:downtherh@protonmail.com--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/nwczradios-dtrh/message

1hr 3mins

17 Oct 2022

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Alexander Hamilton: The Duel, The Mystery, The Myths

NWCZradio's Down The Rabbit Hole

This week we look at Alexander Hamilton and what the musical doesn't cover about his life. How did the duel actually go down? What is his connection to the Cincinnati Society and what was their goal?  Email us at:  downtherh@protonmail.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/nwczradios-dtrh/message

1hr 3mins

26 Sep 2022

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Episode 97: Channeling History - 22.08.28 - Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and John Adams

Channeling History

In this edition of Channeling History, we have a round table discussion with the spirits of three founding fathers of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and John Adams.  They discuss many topics from the writing of the Constitution to how the Constitution should be our guiding document in our modern world.

58mins

29 Aug 2022

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335 Andrew Porwancher, The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton

Ben Franklin's World

Alexander Hamilton played important roles in the founding of the United States. He served in the Continental Army, helped frame the United States Constitution, and helped place the United States on a secure economic footing with his work as the first Secretary of the Treasury. But how did Hamilton come to know so much about the economic systems that could help the new United States build a strong economic footing? Why did Hamilton work for and believe that the new United States should be a nation that welcomed all religions and forms of religious worship? Andrew Porwacher, the Wick Cary Associate Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma and the Ernest May Fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center, joins us to investigate the Jewish world and upbringing of Alexander Hamilton. Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/335 Join Ben Franklin's World! Subscribe and help us bring history right to your ears! Sponsor Links Omohundro Institute Colonial Williamsburg Foundation The Ben Franklin's World Shop Complementary Episodes Episode 057: Max Edling, War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867 Episode 180: Kate Elizabeth Brown, Alexander Hamilton and the Making of American Law Episode 203: Joanne Freeman, Alexander Hamilton Episode 279: Lindsay Chervinsky, The Cabinet  Episode 317: Jews in Early America Listen! Apple Podcasts Spotify Google Podcasts Amazon Music Ben Franklin's World iOS App Ben Franklin's World Android App Helpful Links Join the Ben Franklin's World Facebook Group Ben Franklin’s World Twitter: @BFWorldPodcast Ben Franklin's World Facebook Page Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter

1hr 10mins

2 Aug 2022

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The Death of Alexander Hamilton

History Daily

July 12, 1804. American founding father, Alexander Hamilton, dies from a fatal wound he suffered during a duel with his longtime adversary, Aaron Burr. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

16mins

12 Jul 2022

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Episode 434: Founding Fathers’ Week – Alexander Hamilton

Newt's World

The lives of these men are essential to understanding the American form of government and our ideals of liberty. The Founding Fathers all played key roles in the securing of American independence from Great Britain and in the creation of the government of the United States of America.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

11 Jul 2022

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The Real Alexander Hamilton

Dan Snow's History Hit

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence impoverished in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar?This is the famous question posed by Lin Manuel Miranda in his smash-hit Broadway show Hamilton that's swept the globe. It's a celebration and looks into the life of the once lesser-known founding fathers, instrumental in the creation of the United States in the late 18th Century. To mark American Independence Day celebrations, Senior Lecturer of American Studies at the University of Manchester Dr Natalie Zacek joins Dan to break down Alexander Hamilton's life, role in the American Revolutionary War and whether he really was as important as Miranda's play makes him out to be.Produced by Mariana Des Forges & Hannah WardMixed and Mastered by Dougal PatmoreIf you'd like to learn more, we have hundreds of history documentaries, ad-free podcasts and audiobooks at History Hit - subscribe today! To download the History Hit app please go to the Android or Apple store. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

32mins

3 Jul 2022

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Bradford P. Wilson and Carson Holloway, eds., "The Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton" (Cambridge UP, 2017)

New Books in Early Modern History

How much does the average person know about Alexander Hamilton (1755 or 1757 – 1804)? Would we have guessed that this hero of many fiscal conservatives wrote, “A national debt, if it is not excessive will be to us a national blessing; it will be a powerful cement of our union…?”Most of us know that he was killed by his political enemy Aaron Burr in a duel. But long before that fatal encounter, Hamilton had engaged in major rows with several of his fellow founding fathers, notably Thomas Jefferson but also James Madison and John Adams. Because he cared so deeply about the fate of the newly established United States and its foreign relations, he dipped his pen in rhetorical vitriol when describing many of his rivals and former close allies in private letters and in public writings detailing where he felt they had gone wrong and were, in his view, harming the country.The angrier side of this brilliant man is on full view in the compendious 2017 two-volume set, The Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton: Volume 1, 1769-1789 and The Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton: Volume 2, 1789-1804, edited by Bradford P. Wilson and Carson Holloway.We are also afforded glimpses of the ambitious 14-year-old clerk Hamilton vowing to better himself and longing for a war that might afford him the opportunity for just such advancement. We read the letters he wrote during the War of Independence, which brought him into the circle of George Washington. In that war, Hamilton served bravely and bitterly criticized the brand new Congress that oversaw and, in Hamilton’s view, mismanaged the conflict. We are able to read the letter Hamilton wrote his wife to be read in the event of his death in the duel and follow the public and behind the scenes campaign that Hamilton led against Burr which precipitated the fateful encounter.This collection of writings is probably best perused with a search engine at the ready so as to look up the members of the sprawling cast of characters in it, such as the many recipients of Hamilton’s extensive correspondence and to read about the origins of the many pseudonyms he employed (e.g., Lucius Crassus). The documents are presented with little annotation, so some work is required by readers who possess little knowledge of the period. But because so much of the material encompassed is relevant to our day, the investment of time is well worth it.Hamilton laid the groundwork for the legal and political environment we live in and his influence is felt in everything from banking and government finance to libel and bankruptcy law to the structure and scope of powers of the judiciary. As a serving and former soldier, Hamilton took an active interest in the organization of the military and in veterans’ affairs and played a vital role in preventing unrest in the ranks in the unsettled days immediately following the cessation of active hostilities with Britain in the Revolutionary War. He was deeply involved in the Citizen Genet affair and helped his young nation traverse tricky diplomatic terrain as France and Britain battled for supremacy. All of this is offered up in the book we are discussing today.The tone of the many letters, partisan policy papers, proto op-eds and governmental reports featured in the book runs the gamut from ruthless ridicule to the coolly analytic to bitter despair to fury and contempt at what Hamilton saw as behavior damaging to the infant republic he loved. Hamilton took offense easily and wrote both voluminously and hot-bloodedly in his own defense. No spin doctors for him.Today, we will talk to Mr. Wilson about this important collection of the political writings of that rare combination of man of action and world-shaping public intellectual that was Alexander Hamilton.Give a listen.Hope J. Leman is a grants researcher. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 19mins

28 Jun 2022

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#320: Julius Thomas III // Alexander Hamilton on the And Peggy Tour // Part One

The Hamilcast: A Hamilton Podcast

And Peggy tour's Alexander Hamilton, Julius Thomas III, discusses how growing up in Gary, Indiana prepared him for a life performing on international stages, his journey to New York, audition stories, and what it is like creating work with legends like James Lapine and Kander and Ebb. EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Julius Thomas III Julius Thomas III on Instagram Julius Thomas III on Youtube Julius Thomas III on Twitter Gillian on Twitter Gillian on Instagram The Hamilcast on Twitter The Hamilcast on Instagram Join the Patreon Peeps

43mins

6 Jun 2022

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