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 Alexander Hamilton
 Author: Kanefield, Teri


 Publisher:  Findaway World, LLC
 Pub Year: 2018

 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: 1 sound media player (approximately 4 hr.), digital, HD audio, 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

 BTSB No: P04106 ISBN: 9781520096988
 Ages: 10-14 Grades: 5-9

 Subjects:
 Hamilton, Alexander, -- 1757-1804
 Statesmen -- United States -- Biography
 United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809

Price: $56.99

Summary:
The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newcomers. But Hamilton's vision put him at odds with his archrivals who envisioned a pastoral America of small towns, where governments were local and states would control their own destiny.




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