Who was Alexander Hamilton?

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Born in the British West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexander Hamilton made his way to the American Colonies and studied to become a lawyer. He joined a local militia during the American Revolution, rose to the rank of Major General, and became the chief aide to General George Washington. After the war, he became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. He founded the Bank of New York and The New York Post newspaper. He served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and is also celebrated as a co-author of The Federalist Papers, a series of essays that are still used today to interpret the U.S. Constitution. The end of his life became a national scandal when he was shot and killed in a duel with then-Vice President Aaron Burr.
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series Who was ?
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subject_facet Biographies
Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804
Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804 -- Juvenile literature
Statesmen
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 -- Juvenile literature
title_display Who was Alexander Hamilton?
title_full Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
Who was Alexander Hamilton? / by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Dede Putra
title_short Who was Alexander Hamilton?
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Hamilton, Alexander
History
Juvenile Nonfiction
Politics
Politics and government
Statesmen