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Who was Alexander Hamilton? / by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso ; illustrated by Dede Putra.

Pollack, Pam, (author.). Belviso, Meg, (author.). Putra, Dede (Illustrator) (Added Author).
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  • 23 of 26 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Attica PL - Attica JB POLLACK, PAM (Text) 74231000117015 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville WHOHQ POLLACK (Text) 34706001580366 WhoHQ Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville JB Ham (Text) 32604000223529 DCTPLD J Biography Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza JB HAM (Text) 840191002468355 Auburn Plaza - Children's Biographies Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) J 921 HAM (Text) 33187004261844 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library J 921 HAM (Text) 33187004261836 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 921 HAM (Text) 33187004261828 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO HAMILTON (Text) 36626103897484 JUV Biographies Checked out 09/08/2018
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO HAMILTON (Text) 36626103897492 JUV Biographies Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library JUV B HAMILTON, ALEXANDER (Text) 37500004438830 Kids Biographies Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780399544279
  • ISBN: 9780399544293
  • ISBN: 9781537958750
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Alexander Hamilton? -- A Caribbean childhood -- A remarkable boy -- King's College -- General Washington's man -- The new country -- The Federalist papers -- Secretary of the Treasury -- At home -- Unexpected tragedy -- Legacy -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.:
Born in the British West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexander Hamilton made his way to the American Colonies and studied to become a lawyer. He joined a local militia during the American Revolution, rose to the rank of Major General, and became the chief aide to General George Washington. After the war, he became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. He founded the Bank of New York and The New York Post newspaper. He served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and is also celebrated as a co-author of The Federalist Papers, a series of essays that are still used today to interpret the U.S. Constitution. The end of his life became a national scandal when he was shot and killed in a duel with then-Vice President Aaron Burr.
Target Audience Note:
910 Lexile.
Subject: Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 > Juvenile literature.
Statesmen > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1809 > Juvenile literature.

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