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The Life Story of Alexander Hamilton
Updated: 5/8/2020
The Life Story of Alexander Hamilton
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By: Gabrielle GEP

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  • Mom, I will miss you
  • Alexander was born on a Caribbean island called Nevis and orphaned at age 13
  • He quits college to join the patriots
  • Ambitious Alexander is sent to college in America
  • I prefer politics. I'll write political articles.
  • I do not agree with Thomas Jefferson
  • He works as George Washington's assistant for 5 years
  • Hamilton writes 51 of the 85 essays of The Federalist Papers
  • I will defend the loyalists
  • He works as lawyer in New York
  • In 1789, Alexander was appointed Secretary of the Treasury
  • I instituted federal tax system and war bonds to strengthen the central government
  • Two political parties were established: Federalists by Hamilton and Republicans by Jefferson
  • Today his face is on the US 10 dollar bill
  • Alexander Hamilton died a day after the duel with Burr on July 12, 1804
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