Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary Themes

Brockenbrough, Martha
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The Importance of Sticking to One’s Beliefs

The story of Alexander proves how important it is to be true to one’s own values because no one else can determine what is important for oneself. Alexander was so steadfast in his beliefs that he was capable of persuading many others to his ideals. People knew he was passionate and reliable. He would not waver. The author uses this trait to show how people will respond better to those who stay true to themselves.

First, Alexander’s speech at Liberty Pole shows how his passion spurred others to action. Specifically, his speech “condemned the British for closing Boston’s port after the tea protest. He urged his fellow colonists to protest the unjust taxes. He called for a boycott of British goods, something that would make the colonists suffer, but would cause even more pain to the British” (45). Up...

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