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Who was Alexander Hamilton?

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Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical. 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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Last Update 2018-05-25 09:43:03AM
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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?
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Hamilton, Alexander, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, Politics, Politics and government, Statesmen