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By John P. Kaminski

Born in 1755 on a small Caribbean island to single mom and dad, Alexander Hamilton didn't benefit from the privileges of wealth or heredity in which such a lot of of his contemporaries complex to the top degrees of energy. but Hamilton's normal skill and ambition earned him triumphing impression within the American Revolution and the govt created thereafter, finally securing his position within the pantheon of America's founders.

Editor John P. Kaminski has accrued a impressive number of quotations through and approximately Alexander Hamilton that paint for us a nuanced portrait of a posh guy. via his personal phrases and the phrases of his contemporaries -- together with the guy who killed him in a duel, Aaron Burr -- we will achieve a greater realizing of this attention-grabbing guy who rose from anonymity on a small Caribbean island to the corridors of power.

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