Research Central: Alexander Hamilton


Research Central

Alexander Hamilton

Hamilton Icon

Visit the Alexander Hamilton Exhibit at the Centerville Library from November 29 to December 31, 2016. Teachers and homeschoolers are welcome to attend the Alexander Hamilton Exhibit as a group or class visit. Find additional teaching resources to supplement your visit to the exhibit. The exhibit and corresponding events are made possible through a partnership with Centerville-Washington History.

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.

Databases

Books & More

Web Links

Library Events