Hamilton : an American biography / Tony Williams.
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|Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library||BIO HAMILTON Alexander (Text)||38650833410846||Biography||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9781538100172
- ISBN: 1538100177
- Physical Description: xiv, 193 pages ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The rise from obscurity -- The education of a patriot -- The crossing -- Washington's aide -- Reflections and frustrations -- Betrayal and heroism -- Alexander Hamilton & the Newburgh Conspiracy -- Hamilton & the principle of justice in the 1780s -- Hamilton & and national union in the 1780s -- The Constitutional Convention -- Leading the charge for ratification -- Secretary of the Treasury -- Establishing the public credit -- The National Bank -- America divided -- The Genet Affair -- Suppressing the Whiskey Rebellion -- Retirements -- Quasi-war with France (and the Democratic-Republicans) -- The election of 1800 and the retreat from politics -- The duel -- Epilogue.
"In Hamilton: An American Biography, Tony Williams provides readers with a concise biography that traces the events and values that enabled Hamilton to rise from his youth as a dispossessed orphan to Revolutionary War hero and Founding Father, a life uniquely shaped by America and who, in turn, contributed to the creation of the American regime of liberty and self-government. He was one of key leaders in the American Revolution, a chief architect of America's constitutional order of self-government, and the key figure in Washington's administration creating the institutions that governed America. Williams expertly weaves together biography with historical events to place Hamilton as one of the most important founding fathers." -- Amazon.com.
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