Quicker Hamilton Facts
Y’all STILL ALSO need to realize:
Lafayette go soooo drunk once that his brother-in-law had to drag him home
Hamilton’s ship caught on fire coming over to America
Jefferson had a mockingbird named Dick
He also owned a goat that killed someone
After being told about Hamilton’s death, Jefferson became quiet and aloof as he quickly found Burr to arrest him.
EVERY. FOUNDING. FATHER. HAD. DADDY. ISSUES
Which is why Hamilton didn’t want to get close to Washington in fear he would be a father figure and let him down.
Washington refused to respond letters from the British because they didn’t address him correctly.
Hamilton was announced dead after destroying British supply and trying to cross a river with British gun fire only to show up soaking wet later while everyone was drinking to his memory
When Lafayette came back to America before his death, he and Jefferson hugged and cried with each other
They said God Bless to each other
AND Jefferson and Lafayette did a lot of weed and a lot of alcohol
Washington liked to pretend his knife and forks were drumsticks and play music on tables
Despite common belief, Hamilton would often make time for his family and would write home to Eliza about how homesick he was
Martha Washington outlived four children and two husbands and said the worst day of her life was went Jefferson came to visit.
Laurens was getting out of bed when he hit his head on the ceiling
Hamilton was supposed to go on Washington’s boat while crossing the Delaware but he wasn’t used to this thing called “winter” and often got sick a lot.
Thomas Jefferson told his grandchildren to flirt with everyone despite their gender so everyone would like them
Jefferson had an expensive bust of Hamilton in his house for no other reason than he wanted one.
Burr set himself on fire trying to lite a candle on fire with gunpowder.
Hamilton was not only gay for Laurens, but also for the spy John Andre.
He said Andre was too pretty to be hung
Franklin and Adams shared a bed and fought over whether a window open was good for your health while you slept.
Franklin won because he ranted so much that Adams fell asleep.
Lafayette often joked about his name, saying “It’s not my fault, I was baptized like a Spaniard, with the name of every conceivable saint who might offer me more protection in battle”
When George Washington was 17, a girl stole his clothes just to see him looking for them while naked.
Eliza had a mourning ring which she had on a ribbon around her neck which contained a strand of Hamilton’s hair
Engraved inside the ring was the day he died and how old he was
Lafayette was buried under soil from Bunker Hill in France
During World War 1, General Pershing and a parade went to Lafayette’s grave and said “Lafayette, we’re here!”
Sooo…America help Lafayette in a war, just a little toooo late.
After Hamilton’s death, Eliza referred to her late husband as “my Hamilton” and “my Alexander”
When giving tour of her home, she would stare at a bust of Hamilton for a few seconds and would whisper “my Hamilton”
Burr bought a coconut for about $40 today because why not.
Hamilton was called “The Little Lion” because of his mouth and small stature.
Burr would often refer to Hamilton as “my dear friend Hamilton, whom I shot”
Burr was attacked by bedbugs and then proceeded to sleep on the floor for 6 hours
Burr’s daughter, Theodosia, was lost at sea.
Burr had sex with A LOT of ladies in Europe…after he killed Hamilton