4 edition of Alexander Hamilton And His Contemporaries found in the catalog.
July 25, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||460|
Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream—a poor immigrant who made good in America. In the end, Hamilton rose from poverty through his intelligence and ability, and did more to shape our country than any of his contemporaries. Related subjects and concepts discussed in the book include: Law and Legal Concepts Due process Bill of. This is a definitive biography of Alexander Hamilton, who was one of the founders of our great nation, and a most fascinating man he was. His accomplishments were great, and the story of his life cannot help but be instructive to devotees of "The Daily Show" which captures the /5(55).
What is black? Hamilton's skin was not dark, nor was that of his mother or his father. His peers and contemporaries treated him as a white man in a society that made that distinction very strictly. Lee Hamilton's answer suggests that genetic tests. After hulking works on J.P. Morgan, the Warburgs and John D. Rockefeller, what other grandee of American finance was left for Chernow's overflowing pen than the one who puts the others in the shade? Alexander Hamilton () created public finance in the United States. In fact, it's arguable that without Hamilton's political and financial strategic brilliance, the United States might not /5(60).
Hamilton’s declarations about liberty and republicanism and his actions as the first Secretary of the Treasury did little to convince many of his contemporaries that he was sincere. Jeffersonians routinely accused Hamilton of harboring imperial ambitions, of being a monarchist, and of trying to subvert both liberty and the republican form of. Over time, because of the systems Hamilton set up and the ideas he left, his vision won out. Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream--a poor immigrant who made good in America. In the end, Hamilton rose from poverty through his intelligence and ability, and did more to shape our country than any of his : Anita Paque.
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Alexander Hamilton was born and spent part of his childhood in Charlestown, the capital of the island of Nevis in the Leeward Islands (then part of the British West Indies).Hamilton and his older brother James Jr.
(–) were born out of wedlock to Rachel Faucette, a married woman of half-British and half-French Huguenot descent, and James A. Hamilton, a Scotsman who was the fourth son Children: Philip, Angelica, Alexander, James. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow is a masterpiece which has engaged me, shocked me and even brought me to tears.
The life of Alexander Hamilton is without doubt worth reading about and in my opinion you would be hard pressed to find a better written, more comprehensive book on his life/5(K).
I listened to the audio version of ALEXANDER HAMILTON which came alive with the voice of Scott Brick, who did a fabulous job on a 36 hour narration. The book contains over pages. ALEXANDER HAMILTON has received the George Washington Book Prize in and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography in Well deserved!/5.
Alexander Hamilton (Janu or J ) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher. He led calls for the Philadelphia Convention, was one of America's first Constitutional lawyers, and Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database 5/5(1).
The purpose of this book is to shed light upon Hamilton's private life and career as a soldier, lawyer, and statesman by using a large number of original letters and documents, written by him and various members of his family as well as his contemporaries.
Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.5/5(1). Alexander Hamilton was born out of wedlock in Nevis, British West Indies (now in Saint Kitts and Nevis), in either orand his father abandoned the family in The following year Alexander went to work, becoming a clerk.
When his mother died inAlexander became a ward of her relatives. A "Life of Alexander Hamilton" (2 vols., '40) was published by his son, John Church, who also compiled an elaborate work entitled "History of the Republic of the United States, as traced in the Writings of Alexander Hamilton and his Contemporaries," the first.
Alexander Hamilton Wit & Wisdom (Mini Book) Alexander Hamilton $ - $ The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings. Alexander Hamilton $ As Traced in the Writings of Alexander Hamilton and of His Contemporaries Volume Alexander Hamilton $ - $ Of the founding fathers of our nation, none has attracted a more peculiar sense of mystery and controversy than Alexander Hamilton.
Precocious, vigorously outspoken, and limitlessly ambitious, Hamilton polarized the opinions of his contemporaries, earning admirers of his revolutionary political and financial ideas as well as lifelong political adversaries, averse to his contentious writings.
Alexander Hamilton is one of the least understood, most important, and most impassioned and inspiring of the founding fathers. At last Hamilton has found a modern biographer who can bring him to full-blooded life; Richard Brookhiser/5.
Alexander Hamilton (–) created public finance in the United States. intelligence of his gifted contemporaries, Hamilton rose from Caribbean bastardy through military service in. Editorial Reviews. 02/13/ Well-timed to tap into ongoing Hamilton-mania, Kanefield (The Extraordinary Suzy Wright) revisits America’s formative years in a lucid biography that illuminates the personality and politics of Alexander Hamilton, spotlighting his role in shaping the structure of the U.S.
government and economy.5/5(1). Born in on a small Caribbean island to unmarried parents, Alexander Hamilton did not enjoy the privileges of wealth or heredity by which so many of his contemporaries advanced to the highest levels of power.
Yet Hamilton's natural ability and ambition earned him prevailing influence Pages: Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream--a poor immigrant who made good in America. In the end, Hamilton rose from poverty through his intelligence and ability, and did more to shape our country than any of his contemporaries.
Related subjects and concepts discussed in the book include: Law and Legal Concepts Due process Bill of RightsBrand: Harry N. Abrams. Alexander Hamilton, America's first moderate / Chernow's biography presents him as a farseeing statesman. Reviewed by Justin Martin.
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But with Alexander Hamilton, Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow proves he’s a master of the tackled John D. Rockefeller Sr. and J.P. Morgan, the historian pulls you into the life story of the most federally minded founding father and America’s first /5().
Get this from a library. Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries; or, The Rise of the American Constitution by Christopher James Riethmüller. [Christopher James Riethmüller].
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony-award winner for “In the Heights,” has a lot on his plate, including a performance of “The Hamilton Mixtape,” a rap telling of the founding father’s : Erik Piepenburg.
Over time, because of the systems Hamilton set up and the ideas he left, his vision won out. Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream—a poor immigrant who made good in America.
In the end, Hamilton rose from poverty through his intelligence and ability, and did more to shape our country than any of his contemporaries.
5 Ways Alexander Hamilton Screwed Up America Hamilton defended federal power InHamilton lauded federal restraint and limited central authority, but when pushed into a corner by his opponents, he changed his tune and advocated for a strong central government and a strong executive : Aryssa Damron.Colonel Alexander Hamilton Jr.
( – August 2, ) was the third child and the second son of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton and Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. 3 Personal life. By the age of eight, Hamilton began attending a boarding school in Trenton, New Jersey, where he joined his older Parents: Alexander Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler.History of the republic of the United States of America, as traced in the writings of Alexander Hamilton and of his contemporaries.
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