I’m sure that’s exactly how it happened.
Until you saw the musical Hamilton, You probably got the impression that the founding fathers all got along and always knew exactly what they were doing. That’s because people like to tell stories.
Whenever a big event happens, usually before the dust even settles the media is casting events in terms of narrative. Narritaves help us understand what has happened, and in a way, it helps us relate to events.
Over time these stories take on legendary qualities.