By Teri Kanefield

ISBN-10: 1419725785

ISBN-13: 9781419725784

ISBN-10: 1419729438

ISBN-13: 9781419729430

ISBN-10: 1520096976

ISBN-13: 9781520096971

The the United States that Alexander Hamilton knew used to be mostly agricultural and equipped on slave exertions. He anticipated anything else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic the USA with a robust important executive. He believed that such an the United States will be a land of chance for the bad and the beginners. yet Hamilton’s imaginative and prescient positioned him at odds along with his archrivals who predicted a pastoral the US of small cities, the place governments have been neighborhood, states might regulate their very own future, and the government might stay small and weak.
 
The disputes that arose in the course of America’s first many years persevered via American heritage to our modern day. through the years, end result of the structures Hamilton manage and the guidelines he left, his imaginative and prescient gained out. here's the tale that epitomizes the yankee dream—a negative immigrant who made strong in the US. in any case, Hamilton rose from poverty via his intelligence and talent, and did extra to form our state than any of his contemporaries.

comparable topics and ideas mentioned within the publication include:
 
Law and criminal Concepts
Due process
invoice of Rights
Freedom of Speech and the Press
Originalism / nonoriginalism (theories of Constitutional interpretation)
 
Government
exams and Balances
Democracy
Electoral College
Republic
 
Financial Concepts
Capitalism
Credit
Inflation
Interest
Mercantilism
Securities: shares and Bonds
Tariffs
Taxes
 
Miscellaneous
Demagogues
Dueling
Pastoralism

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