Research Central: Alexander Hamilton


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Alexander Hamilton

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Quick Facts About Hamilton:

  • Served as the New York delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention in 1787.
  • Sponsored the Bill of Rights earning the nickname, "Father of the Constitution".
  • Assisted General George Washington as one of his primary aides during the Revolutionary War.
  • Served as our nation's first Secretary of the Treasury.
  • Supported Thomas Jefferson over Aaron Burr in the 1800 U.S. presidential election eventually leading to his death.
  • Died in a duel against his political rival, Aaron Burr.
  • Pictured on the face of the U.S. ten dollar bill.

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