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Even though Alexander Hamilton was among the most important Founding Fathers, less is known about his early life than that of any other major Founder. Relatively few records have been found regarding Hamilton’s birth, childhood, and origins in the West Indies. Alexander Hamilton “rarely . . . dwelt upon his personal history” and never recorded his life’s story. Most of Hamilton’s correspondence prior to 1777 was lost during the American Revolution. This has resulted in many gaps in Alexander Hamilton’s biography, which has given rise to much conjecture regarding the details of his life. Relying on new research and extensive analysis of the existing literature, Michael E. Newton presents a more comprehensive and accurate account of Alexander Hamilton’s formative years. Despite being orphaned as a young boy and having his birth be “the subject of the most humiliating criticism,” Alexander Hamilton used his intelligence, determination, and charisma to overcome his questionable origins and desperate situation. As a mere child, Hamilton went to work for a West Indian mercantile company. Within a few short years, Hamilton was managing the firm’s St. Croix operations. Gaining the attention of the island’s leading men, Hamilton was sent to mainland North America for an education, where he immediately fell in with the country’s leading patriots. After using his pen to defend the civil liberties of the Americans against British infringements, Hamilton took up arms in the defense of those rights. Earning distinction in the campaign of 1776–77 at the head of an artillery company, Hamilton attracted the attention of General George Washington, who made him his aide-de-camp. Alexander Hamilton was soon writing some of Washington’s most important correspondence, advising the commander-in-chief on crucial military and political matters, carrying out urgent missions, conferring with French allies, negotiating with the British, and helping Washington manage his spy network. As Washington later attested, Hamilton had become his “principal and most confidential aid.” After serving the commander-in-chief for four years, Hamilton was given a field command and led the assault on Redoubt Ten at Yorktown, the critical engagement in the decisive battle of the War for Independence. By the age of just twenty-five, Alexander Hamilton had proven himself to be one of the most intelligent, brave, hard-working, and patriotic Americans. Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years tells the dramatic story of how this poor immigrant emerged from obscurity and transformed himself into the most remarkable Founding Father. In riveting detail, Michael E. Newton delivers a fresh and fascinating account of Alexander Hamilton’s origins, youth, and indispensable services during the American Revolution.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Michael E. Newton
Publisher: Eleftheria Publishing
Release: 2015-07-01
File: 774 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780982604038

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For over two centuries, Alexander Hamilton’s birth, youth, and family background have been shrouded in mystery. For the first time ever, Michael E. Newton has conducted a systematic examination of the primary source material to discover the truth about Alexander Hamilton’s early life. In the greatest and most significant collection of original Hamilton discoveries to be made in decades, Newton separates fact from fiction to create a new portrait of the tempestuous early years of America’s most remarkable and enigmatic Founding Father and the people that comprised his world. An icon in life and a legend in death, Alexander Hamilton continues to fascinate. Discovering Hamilton answers some of the most important and intriguing questions about Hamilton’s biography and introduces abundant new material about the lives of Alexander Hamilton, his family, friends, and colleagues.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Michael E. Newton
Publisher: Eleftheria Publishing
Release: 2019-07-11
File: 298 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780982604045

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Of all of the Founding Fathers of the American republic none, with the possible exception of Thomas Jefferson, has evoked more passions and aroused more controversy than Alexander Hamilton. In this absorbing new biography, eminent historian Lawrence Kaplan examines Hamilton's conception of America's role in the world and the foreign policies that followed from his vision. Kaplan looks at how Hamilton acted upon his views in shaping the course of American foreign relations. The author provides a focused, accessible biography of Hamilton and a nuanced assessment of his impact on Federalist Era foreign policy. In the Jefferson-Jackson era Hamilton's persona as an elitist urban aristocrat condemned him as an enemy of an expanding democratic America-an Anglophile at a time when Great Britain was the major adversary. Such was his reputation as an enemy of the common man that his deep-seated opposition to the institution of slavery won little recognition from northern abolitionists. This book will fascinate readers with its insights into Hamilton and the formative years of the United States of America.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Lawrence S. Kaplan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2002
File: 196 Pages
ISBN-13: 0842028781

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Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
Author: Antone Pierucci
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company
Release: 2018-11-20
File: 217 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781620235362

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Discover a Mysterious Founding Father! Read this fascinating book today - It could change your perspective on the past!

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Henry Faulkner
Publisher:
Release: 2020-01-16
File: 78 Pages
ISBN-13: 1952117275

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LIMITED TIME SALE | Paperback Edition Regular Price: $19.99 The True Story of founding father Alexander Hamilton Every American knows his name. His face is ubiquitous, appearing proudly on the $10 bill. But how much do you really know about Alexander Hamilton? Born a bastard child in the British West Indies and then subsequently orphaned, Alexander Hamilton's life could have turned out very differently. What was it about Hamilton that drove him to earn his place in the history books and help shape what would become the world's most powerful nation? By reading this book, you will learn what makes Hamilton among the most interesting and remarkable of the founding fathers, including his early life, his education at what is now Columbia University, his pivotal role in the American Revolutionary War, his first loves, his motivation to contribute to America's new constitution by writing The Federalist Papers, his role in President Washington's cabinet, his bitter and ultimately fatal rivalry with Aaron Burr, and much more. Grab your copy of Alexander Hamilton: The Complete Biography of a True Patriot and One of America's Most Remarkable Founding Fathers today at this limited time promotional price and enjoy reading the true historical biography of one of America's most remarkable founding fathers.

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Author: Florian Hewitt
Publisher:
Release: 2016-11-27
File: 306 Pages
ISBN-13: 1540656691

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Discover a Mysterious Founding Father! Read this fascinating book today - It could change your perspective on the past!

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Genre: Art
Author: Henry Faulkner
Publisher:
Release: 2020-01-30
File: 52 Pages
ISBN-13: 1952117690

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The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation. "Grand-scale biography at its best—thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written...A genuinely great book." —David McCullough “A robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all." - Joseph Ellis Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow’s biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. “To repudiate his legacy,” Chernow writes, “is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world.” Chernow here recounts Hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804. Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure. At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Ron Chernow
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2005-03-29
File: 832 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781101200858

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This documentary study of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton focuses on their differing views of society and government in the formative years of the new American nation. Interweaving more than 40 documents into 7 chronological chapters, the text follows the lives and careers of the two men from their youth, through the Revolutionary War, to the death of Hamilton in 1804. In each chapter, generous excerpts from their public papers and private letters reveal the two men's often divergent views on government and the Constitution, economic and foreign policy, and the military, and illustrate the roles they played in the emergence of political parties.

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Genre: History
Author: Noble E. Cunningham, Jr.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release: 2000-07-07
File: 202 Pages
ISBN-13: 031222821X

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Added title pages, engraved."The collector's Federal edition of the Works of Alexander Hamilton is limited to six hundred signed and numbered sets."First edition (500 copies) in 9 vols., published 1885-86. "Bibliography of the 'Federalist'": v. 11, p. xxxi-xl.

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Genre: Finance
Author: Alexander Hamilton
Publisher:
Release: 1904
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105005364406

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