Alexander Hamilton : the making of America

"The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newco...

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Main Author: Kanefield, Teri, 1960- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
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Table of Contents:
  • An orphan and a dreamer
  • An immigrant
  • A soldier
  • Victory in love and war
  • Striving for magnificence
  • Capitalism: A new vision for America
  • Due process of law
  • Steps in the right direction
  • The good ship Hamilton
  • Secretary of the treasury
  • Rivalry with Jefferson
  • Rivalry with Burr
  • Afterword
  • Legacy.