Andrew Hamilton

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  • Henry Clay's Contribution To The Industrial Revolution

    Born on April 12, 1777, Henry Clay was a devoted nationalist.. He was very influential in the United States sectional conflict, economic prosperity, and development of its infrastructure. When Clay was 4 years old, his father died and he was considered an orphan, even though his mother did not die until 1829. Clay only had three years of formal education, yet the Virginian still became a lawyer by self educating himself. At the age of 20 years, Clay migrated to Kentucky to begin his career as…

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  • Federalist Vs Hamiltonian Democracy

    government”. They believed that government control should be in the hands of the elite and wealthy, that there should be a National Bank, and the establishment of public credit, saying it was authorized by the constitution as “necessary and proper”. Hamilton wrote, “In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men the great difficulty lies in this: You must first…

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  • Political And Economic Differences Between Hamilton And Alexander Hamilton

    Filling the cabinet with tension, Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of Treasury, and Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State, brought upon new challenges for American politics in the eighteenth century, when they brought two very incompatible visions of what they hoped America’s future would look like to the plate. Additionally, their political and economic differences greatly…

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  • How Did Alexander Hamilton Influence American Politics

    experiment. Power in this era meant absolute victory for your view of the future of the United States. The men at the forefront of this Thunderdome-esque fight to death were Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams. Alexander Hamilton was a self-made man. Born in the West Indies out of wedlock, Hamilton took it upon himself to learn about trade and eventually worked his way into the world’s elite. Hamilton’s view of America’s future was a one of a Northern-based,…

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  • How Did Alexander Hamilton Influence The Government

    Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was a Founding Father of the United States, chief staff aide to General George Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, the founder of the Federalist Party, the world's first voter-based political party, the Father of the United States Coast Guard, and the founder of The New York Post. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was…

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  • Religion To The Rescue By Jane Porterfield

    In Porterfield's work, Conceived in Doubt: Religion and Politics in the New American Nation, she addresses the impact that religion and politics had on each other from the very beginning of the United States. Throughout the work, she addresses not only politics and religion, but the impact that gender, race, and class had on the religious and political systems that were developing. Porterfield's main points all circle back to the main theme of doubt, in which political and religious changes and…

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  • What Challenges Did George Washington Face As President Analysis

    nation’s debt. Another unhelpful bump in the road came in the form of Thomas Jefferson, who often clashed with Hamilton and his ideals, leading to a rift between the people that would eventually result in the political parties we have today. Washington’s first order of business was taking care of the large amount of debt that had amassed once the Revolutionary war was finally over. Alexander Hamilton the secretary of the treasury, proposed a financial plan that insisted on raising taxes and…

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  • Alexander Hamilton: A Hero Or Hero?

    accomplishments was Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was an immigrant from Nevis, British West Indies who is often remembered as being the creator of our National Bank System and as Thomas Jefferson’s counterpart. Despite being broadly remembered in history as Thomas Jefferson’s rival and enemy, Alexander Hamilton should be remembered as a hero and an profound scholar for his intellect, ideals, accomplishments as a statesman and as a soldier, and patriotism. Alexander Hamilton was not born into…

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  • Hamilton's Legacy The Seed In A Garden Analysis

    itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” (Hamilton). Known as a bastard orphan, Hamilton was born and raised on an island named Nevis in the British West Indies on January 11, 1757. With a mother who died, father who vanished, and a cousin who had committed suicide, Hamilton was left alone. At the age of 14, he started working for a trading charter which imported and exported goods to and from America. Hamilton dreamed of something bigger, so in 1772, Hamilton sailed off to America to begin an…

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  • Founding Brothers The Revolutionary Generation Summary

    context, in light of what they knew not what has since come to be true. The underlying theme is the dichotomy between the suspicion of central government and the need for a durable union for survival and prosperity. The Federalists led by northerners Hamilton and Adams were for a strong unified America that would take…

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