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Alexander Hamilton
Gallery: Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

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Miniature portrait of Alexander Hamilton. Immigrant
Hamilton was a foreigner with a different perspective, and something of a misfit among his peers. Born in the Caribbean, he was the only founder without a deep attachment to one particular state. He thought in terms of the entire United States and lived his life for the country; for example he foresaw at the end of the Revolutionary War that the federal government should assume states' debts to establish the nation's credit for the future.

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Alexander Hamilton American Experience

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