Alexander Hamilton: One Of The Founding Fathers
He had written his first political article in 1774. Alexander had decided to leave King’s College and learn more about politics. He did this by siding with the Patriot’s in their protest against the British’s taxes. Alexander Hamilton was Christian. He also had did not agree with slavery. While he was younger he was involved in the slave trade. This is when he grew the great hatred for it. He wanted black to be able to join the Continental Army, but many disapproved of this. He also worked very hard to make slavery illegal in New York, and wanted to protect blacks from being taken into slavery.
Hamilton had fought in many wars. In 1775, he had joined the New York Provincial Artillery Company and fought in the battles at Long Island, White Plains, and Trenton. He had also fought for many years in the battles of Brandywine Creek, Princeton, and Germantown. While he was fighting for American independence, he was made George Washington’s assistant and trusted advisor. During the next five years, he wrote all of George Washington’s