The Complicated Relationship of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

Performances in theater and movies often draw from real-life experiences for inspiration. Take Hamilton, a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, for example. It was based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and his complicated relationship with Aaron Burr. Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had one of the most complex relationships in American history. What made …

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10 Amazing Colorized Photographs From The American Civil War

The American Civil War was one of the first conflicts to be extensively photographed. By that point, camera technology had reached the point where it could capture high-quality photographs. Photographers like Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, and George S. Cook detailed this historical conflict. You’ve probably seen some of their work in black and white. But …

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Jethro Tull’s Seed Drill and the Agricultural Revolution

Several key historical developments occurred in Europe between the seventeenth and early nineteenth centuries, marking the transition to the modern world.  In the political sphere, a constitutional monarchy developed in Britain along with revolutions in America and France. The Scientific and Medical Revolutions were essential factors in the intellectual development of the modern world. And …

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