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Alexander Hamilton
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Portrait of Alexander Hamilton, by John Trumbull, 1806. Visionary
Hamilton envisioned a union of states under a constitution, which he outlined in the Federalist Papers. He worked for a national currency. He saw a future without slavery. He founded the opposition Federalist Party. Ultimately, Hamilton foresaw the United States as the global power stabilized by capitalism that it would become.


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Alexander Hamilton American Experience

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