Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Era
The fun of a game begins with a fair start. For example, in chess, both players start with the same pieces. How exciting it must have been for orphan Alexander Hamilton to come to New York City as a teenage immigrant and feel that in this new land he had an equal chance to succeed alongside the children of wealthy, established families. Hamilton DID do well, going to an elite college and serving in the American Revolution. When it came time to create a new nation, Hamilton took the inspiration from his own success and tried to make the nation's new rules allow the greatest opportunity possible.
Teaching history through a variety of mediums always helps children retain interest - and important information. And comics are always a good option. These fact-filled and historically accurate comics by Bentley Boyd are a great addition to any history course (most of these