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The Resource Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

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Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
Title
Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
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Summary
Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical.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
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  • Pollack, Pam
  • Belviso, Meg
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Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Politics
  • History
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
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OVERDRIVE:c0604691-90e4-4e2a-aa8d-46900a06059a
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9780399544286
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Who Was Alexander Hamilton?
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:c0604691-90e4-4e2a-aa8d-46900a06059a
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780399544286
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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