Alexander Hamilton : The First Secretary Of The United States

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Alexander Hamilton was born on the Island of Nevis around the 1500s the exact date is unknown. Hamilton was married to Elizabeth Schuyler in 1780 and had family with her. He was a delegated to the constitution Convention and major author of the Federalist paper, he was the first Secretary of Treasure of the United States from 1789-1795. He was well known as a Political Scientist, Government Official, Journalist, Military Leader, Economist and a lawyer. He was George Washington assistant in 1788, he convinces the people of New York to ratify the U.S Constitution. Therefore, the author intensions of this book was to illustrated the dramatic life that Alexander Hamilton had as an early American Government. Alexander Hamilton had brilliant ideas that couth the attention of George Washington and made him the Secretary of Treasure. Hamilton’s life was not perfect during his childhood he suffer do to his mother and father. His life was full of drama begin with her mother who cheater on her husband with Alexander’s father. The author states that he was well known as “Drama Shadowed his footsteps” (pg. 41). The thesis of the book can be found on the prologue in which the author writes “in all probably Alexander Hamilton was the most important figure in the America history and he never attained the presidency, but he probably had too much deeper and more lasting impact than many who did became presidents.’’ Alexander was well known for his performances that he provides during George

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