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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

By Though Never A President Himself, Alexander Hamilton Was Just As Important In The Formation Of The United States As Many Who Were. Born On A Small Caribbean Island In The, Hamilton Moved To New York, Fought In The Revolutionary War, Ardently Defended The U.S. Constitution, Helped Establish The First National Bank, Of Course, Eventually Became The Inspiration For Lin-Manuel Miranda S Hit Broadway Musical. Learn More About His Life, Legacy, Devastating Death Duel Below.

Alexander Hamilton was born in the Caribbean islands—but we’re not exactly sure when. Apart from their eldest son, the Hamiltons’ other seven children all lived relatively long lives—here’s the full list:Philip Hamilton (1782-1801)Angelica Hamilton (1784-1857)Alexander Hamilton Jr. (1786-1875)James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878)John Church Hamilton (1792-1882)William Stephen Hamilton (1797-1850)Eliza Hamilton Holly (1799-1859)Philip Hamilton (1802-1884)3. Alexander Hamilton was close friends with his wife’s sister, Angelica Schuyler Church. Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton musical was based on the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. Notable Pamphlets and Essays by Alexander HamiltonA Full Vindication of the Measures of Congress (1774)The Farmer Refuted (1775)The Remarks on the Quebec Bill (1775)The Continentalist (1781)The Federalist Papers (1787-1788)The Reynolds Pamphlet (1797)For Further Reading: Books About Alexander Hamilton