A majority of us have heard the soundtrack from Hamilton the Broadway Original Musical. We often see Hamilton’s sass in the musical. Did you know that he was actually sassier than the play makes him out to be? Here are 5 times that Hamilton was the most extra Founding Father.
The time Hamilton stole cannons from the British during the Battle of Brooklyn:
Yes, Hamilton actually stole a British cannon during the Battle of Brooklyn. He attempted to seize 100 cannons with the help of volunteers. However, in the end, he was only able to successfully steal one cannon.
The time Hamilton fueled rumors that he created the New York Post to talk about the other Founding Fathers:
Hamilton may have founded the New York Post to write the news, but it has been said to have been created to inform the citizens about other politician’s “dirty laundry.” Hamilton knew that the citizens of New York would love to have faster access to the goings-on within the state. In addition, he may have thought that they would like to know some of the more scandalous details that the politicians may have been hiding.