Alexander Hamilton

Book tells story 'most famous man most of us have never heard of'

Many New Yorkers may not know David Hosack's name, but they wouldn't recognize their city without the public institutions he founded or influenced.

Book tells story 'most famous man most of us have never heard of'
Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about "Hamilton," his new musical

America’s Founding Fathers star in hip hop musical

America’s Founding Fathers star in hip hop musical
Louis-Marie, Vicomte de Noailles, in 1798. A portrait by Gilbert Stuart of Philadelphia.

How the French won the American Revolution

How the French won the American Revolution
A spinning jenny: one of the machines that revolutionized manufacturing in the late 1700s.

The US complains that others steal its technology, but America was once a tech pirate itself

The US complains that others steal its technology, but America was once a tech pirate itself
The World

George Washington: a new history

George Washington: a new history