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Teaching "Guns and Ships" from Hamilton [video]

"Guns and Ships" from Hamilton [video]

This song from Lin-Maneul Miranda's hit Broadway play "Hamilton" brings key events and details of the Revolutionary War to a modern audience. Aaron Burr begins the song by describing the "ragtag" Continental Army and then introducing their "secret weapon," general Lafayette.

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Can listening to "Hamilton" help us learn American history?
RH.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RH.6 - Author's Purpose, W.1 - Writing arguments


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