The Resource Alexander hamilton : The Making of America., Teri Kanefield, (ebook)

Alexander hamilton : The Making of America., Teri Kanefield, (ebook)

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Alexander hamilton : The Making of America.
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Alexander hamilton
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The Making of America.
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Teri Kanefield
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eng
Summary
The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newcomers. But Hamilton's vision put him at odds with his archrivals who envisioned a pastoral America of small towns, where governments were local, states would control their own destiny, and the federal government would remain small and weak.The disputes that arose during America's first decades continued through American history to our present day. Over time, because of the systems Hamilton set up and the ideas he left, his vision won out. Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream--a poor immigrant who made good in America. In the end, Hamilton rose from poverty through his intelligence and ability, and did more to shape our country than any of his contemporaries.Related subjects and concepts discussed in the book include:Law and Legal ConceptsDue processBill of RightsFreedom of Speech and the PressOriginalism / nonoriginalism (theories of Constitutional interpretation)GovernmentChecks and BalancesDemocracyElectoral CollegeRepublicFinancial ConceptsCapitalismCreditInflationInterestMercantilismSecurities: Stocks and BondsTariffsTaxesMiscellaneousDemagoguesDuelingPastoralism
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Kanefield, Teri
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non fiction
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  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Political science
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juvenile
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Alexander hamilton : The Making of America., Teri Kanefield, (ebook)
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electronic
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9781683350811
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(electronic bk)
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Electronic reproduction.
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E569E7CE-CE55-4EC8-BA89-48DA07D589B5
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Alexander hamilton : The Making of America., Teri Kanefield, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781683350811
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E569E7CE-CE55-4EC8-BA89-48DA07D589B5
System control number
ODN0003209470

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