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Alexander Hamilton, An Advocate For The Resistance Movement

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During his time in college, Hamilton noticed a large amount of resistance to British rule in New York City, and soon became an advocate for the resistance movement. Hamilton wrote anonymous papers supporting the revolution and degrading the Loyalists movement. Hamilton later became a lawyer. Soon enough, he was noted as one of the best lawyers in the country, and was sent to the Continental Congress in 1782 as a New York junior delegate because of his skill. After he graduated, Hamilton volunteered to help the resistance as a captain of an artillery division. Many commanders saw Hamilton’s exquisite leadership skills and wanted him as their aide-de camp, or secretary. Hamilton refused them all because he felt he was better suited to be out
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