Understanding the Conflicts of Jefferson and Hamilton through “Hamilton, An American Musical”

Duration: 150-180 min

Through the use of primary sources, secondary sources and tracks from Hamilton: An American Musical, this lesson will help students understand how both the personal and political differences of Jefferson and Hamilton created factions in Washington’s first cabinet and the creation of American two-party political system.

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Grade Level

High School

Type of Lesson

Document Analysis

Author Info

Name: Marcee Hinds
Email: mhinds@mcpss.com
School: Baker High School
School Address: 8901 Airport Blvd.
City: Mobile
State: Alabama