Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Author Ron Chernow
ISBN-10 1101200855
Release 2005-03-29
Pages 832
Download Link Click Here

A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation. In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all.” Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow’s biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. “To repudiate his legacy,” Chernow writes, “is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world.” Chernow here recounts Hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804. Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure. At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans. “Nobody has captured Hamilton better than Chernow” —The New York Times Book Review Ron Chernow's new biography, Grant, will be published by Penguin Press in October 2017.



Report on the Subject of Manufactures

Report on the Subject of Manufactures Author Alexander Hamilton
ISBN-10 9781602069053
Release 2007-11-01
Pages 84
Download Link Click Here

On December 5th, 1791, Alexander Hamilton, then the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, delivered to the House of Representatives a speech on the state of the economy of the young nation, and the best ways to promote it. This sixth edition, published in 1827, features two prefaces that place in context this groundbreaking treatise. Quite literally a foundational document of the United States, Hamilton's philosophy heartily endorses industrial subsidies and trade tariffs and embraces immigration and new technology. It established the underpinnings of the American economy for a century, and more. A towering figure of 18th-century history, American Founding Father ALEXANDER HAMILTON (1755-1804) was one of the new nation's first constitutional lawyers. As one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, which interprets the intent of the United States Constitution, his legal writings continue to be consulted and even revered today.



The Works of Alexander Hamilton Correspondence 1769 1789

The Works of Alexander Hamilton  Correspondence  1769 1789 Author Alexander Hamilton
ISBN-10 UOM:39015008786447
Release 1850
Pages
Download Link Click Here

The Works of Alexander Hamilton Correspondence 1769 1789 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Works of Alexander Hamilton Correspondence 1769 1789 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Works of Alexander Hamilton Correspondence 1769 1789 book for free.



Alexander Hamilton Young Statesman

Alexander Hamilton  Young Statesman Author Helen Boyd Higgins
ISBN-10 9781882859610
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 116
Download Link Click Here

Provides a fictional account of the childhood of the man who would become the first Secretary of the Treasury, as he enjoys peaceful days with his books and pet parrot on Caribbean islands, dreaming of one day attending college in the American Colonies.



Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Author Joseph A. Murray
ISBN-10 9780875865003
Release 2007
Pages 253
Download Link Click Here

Alexander Hamilton: America's Forgotten Founder describes the character and achievements of a man who was instrumental in casting the form of our government and especially its strong financial structure. His financial innovations renewed the public credit when war debts threatened to swamp the fledgling economy, provided a stable currency system and established a federal revenue system. Hamilton s involvement in the foreign affairs of the new republic assured its unity, sovereignty and rapid economic growth.



Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Author William Graham Sumner
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433081893848
Release 1904
Pages 475
Download Link Click Here

Alexander Hamilton has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alexander Hamilton also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alexander Hamilton book for free.



Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation

Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation Author John Chester Miller
ISBN-10 1412816750
Release 1964
Pages 659
Download Link Click Here

Here is the premier biography of Alexander Hamilton, written by one of the foremost scholars of early American history. Miller weaves together the complex facets of Hamilton's life to make a vivid, absorbing biography.



Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton

Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton Author K. Anthony Scott
ISBN-10 9781581129854
Release 2008-01
Pages 136
Download Link Click Here

The founding of American jurisprudence can be traced to the debates that occurred between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson early in the history of our nation. A Defining Political Debate explores the core tension between the two men over the ability of the judiciary to preserve the core values of republican government. The author takes you through the normative dimensions of the Hamilton and Jefferson debates and provides an analysis of what this means for our current state of affairs.



Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Author Tim McNeese
ISBN-10 9781438143866
Release 2013
Pages
Download Link Click Here

Surveys the life of the early American statesman, founding father, writer of the Federalist Papers, and first Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington.



The Life of Alexander Hamilton

The Life of Alexander Hamilton Author John Church Hamilton
ISBN-10 UVA:X000275492
Release 1841
Pages
Download Link Click Here

The Life of Alexander Hamilton has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Life of Alexander Hamilton also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Life of Alexander Hamilton book for free.



The Works of Alexander Hamilton

The Works of Alexander Hamilton Author Alexander Hamilton
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433081736690
Release 1810
Pages
Download Link Click Here

The Works of Alexander Hamilton has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Works of Alexander Hamilton also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Works of Alexander Hamilton book for free.



ALEXANDER HAMILTON American

ALEXANDER HAMILTON  American Author Richard Brookhiser
ISBN-10 1439135452
Release 2011-04-05
Pages 256
Download Link Click Here

Alexander Hamilton is one of the least understood, most important, and most impassioned and inspiring of the founding fathers. At last Hamilton has found a modern biographer who can bring him to full-blooded life; Richard Brookhiser. In these pages, Alexander Hamilton sheds his skewed image as the "bastard brat of a Scotch peddler," sex scandal survivor, and notoriously doomed dueling partner of Aaron Burr. Examined up close, throughout his meteoric and ever-fascinating (if tragically brief) life, Hamilton can at last be seen as one of the most crucial of the founders. Here, thanks to Brookhiser's accustomed wit and grace, this quintessential American lives again.



Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth

Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth Author Stephen F. Knott
ISBN-10 UOM:39015054420149
Release 2002
Pages 336
Download Link Click Here

"Knott observes that Thomas Jefferson and his followers, and, later, Andrew Jackson and his adherents, tended to view Hamilton and his principles as "un-American." While his policies generated mistrust in the South and the West, where he is still seen as the founding plutocrat, Hamilton was revered in New England and parts of the mid-Atlantic states. Hamilton's image as a champion of American nationalism caused his reputation to soar during the Civil War, at least in the North. However, in the wake of Gilded Age excesses, progressive and populist political leaders branded Hamilton as the patron saint of Wall Street, and his reputation began to disintegrate."--BOOK JACKET.



Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Author Jane H. Gould
ISBN-10 9781448880553
Release 2012-08-15
Pages 24
Download Link Click Here

Chronicles the life of the Founding Father who commanded troops at the critical Battle of Yorktown, was a delegate to the Continental Congress, and helped start the U.S. Mint.



Duel with the Devil

Duel with the Devil Author Paul Collins
ISBN-10 9780307956477
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 304
Download Link Click Here

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two finest lawyers in New York, Burr and Hamilton were bitter rivals both in and out of the courtroom, and as the next election approached, their animosity reached a crescendo. But everything changed when beautiful, young Elma Sands was found dead the Manhattan Well. The horrific crime quickly gripped the nation, and before long accusations settled on one of Elma’s suitors, handsome young carpenter Levi Weeks. As the enraged city demanded a noose be draped around the accused murderer’s neck, the only question seemed to be whether Levi would make it to trial or be lynched first. The young man’s only hope was to hire a legal dream team. And thus it was that New York’s most bitter political rivals and greatest attorneys did the unthinkable—they teamed up. At once an absorbing legal thriller and an expertly crafted portrait of the United States in the time of the Founding Fathers, Duel with the Devil is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction.



The Political Philosophy of Alexander Hamilton

The Political Philosophy of Alexander Hamilton Author Michael P. Federici
ISBN-10 9781421405391
Release 2012-05-08
Pages 291
Download Link Click Here

Hamilton remains something of an enigma. Conservatives and liberals both claim him, and in his writings one can find material to support the positions of either camp. Taking a balanced and objective approach, Federici sorts through the written and historical record to reveal Hamilton's philosophy as the synthetic product of a well-read and pragmatic figure whose intellectual genealogy drew on Classical thinkers such as Cicero and Plutarch, Christian theologians, and Enlightenment philosophers, including Hume and Montesquieu. In evaluating the thought of this republican and would-be empire builder, Federici explains that the apparent contradictions found in the Federalist Papers and other examples of Hamilton's writings reflect both his practical engagement with debates over the French Revolution, capital expansion, commercialism, and other large issues of his time, and his search for a balance between central authority and federalism in the embryonic American government. This book challenges the view of Hamilton as a monarchist and shows him instead to be a strong advocate of American constitutionalism.



The Papers of Alexander Hamilton

The Papers of Alexander Hamilton Author Alexander Hamilton
ISBN-10 0231089252
Release 1979
Pages 921
Download Link Click Here

Why do smokers claim that the first cigarette of the day is the best? What is the biological basis behind some heavy drinkers' belief that the "hair-of-the-dog" method alleviates the effects of a hangover? Why does marijuana seem to affect ones problem-solving capacity? Intoxicating Minds is, in the author's words, "a grand excavation of drug myth." Neither extolling nor condemning drug use, it is a story of scientific and artistic achievement, war and greed, empires and religions, and lessons for the future. Ciaran Regan looks at each class of drugs, describing the historical evolution of their use, explaining how they work within the brain's neurophysiology, and outlining the basic pharmacology of those substances. From a consideration of the effect of stimulants, such as caffeine and nicotine, and the reasons and consequences of their sudden popularity in the seventeenth century, the book moves to a discussion of more modern stimulants, such as cocaine and ecstasy. In addition, Regan explains how we process memory, the nature of thought disorders, and therapies for treating depression and schizophrenia. Regan then considers psychedelic drugs and their perceived mystical properties and traces the history of placebos to ancient civilizations. Finally, Intoxicating Minds considers the physical consequences of our co-evolution with drugs -- how they have altered our very being -- and offers a glimpse of the brave new world of drug therapies.