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Alexander Hamilton
Gallery: Who Was Alexander Hamilton?


Portrait of Alexander Hamilton, by John Trumbull. Secretary & Statesman...
...but never president. An overbearing orator and politically tactless, Hamilton made fast enemies. He is often remembered less fondly in the American psyche despite being a founding father and a great scholar of government. It was Hamilton's political naïveté that led him astray and made it easy for those around him to exploit his failings.


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Alexander Hamilton American Experience

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