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The Ambition of Alexander Hamilton

Summary: Provides a brief biography of American colonial leader, Alexander Hamilton. Describes how he rose from humble beginnings to become Secretary of the Treasury and a founder of the bank of New York.
"Real firmness is good for anything; strut is good for nothing."(Flexner) These words spoken by Alexander Hamilton show exactly the type of man that he was; determined, ambitious, always striving to accomplish his goals. Hamilton was not one to accept and be happy with his life, he knew from his early childhood that he was destined for greatness. Hamilton started working as a clerk at the age of 15 after his mother had died and father had abandoned the family. He wrote a letter to the local newspaper that left such an incredible impression on the town, they raised money to fund his trip to America. In America he became a "statesman, journalist, and lawyer."(Wikipidia page 1) He was George Washington's aide de camp. Hamilton was the first Secretary of the treasury, a crucial defender of the constitution, the founder of the Bank of New York, and principal...

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