Published On: Thu, Nov 12th, 2020
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Popular view of Alexander Hamilton as key U.S. slavery abolitionist falls short, research shows

New York Daily Life

Alexander Hamilton is almost universally depicted as an abolitionist in popular modern works, from Ron Chernow’s 2004 biography, Hamilton, to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning show, Hamilton: An American Musical. But after poring over ledgers and correspondence of Hamilton and his wife, a new research paper concluded that image falls short.

CBC | World News