Alexander hamilton's top ten contributions 01 washington's right hand man for 22 years (1777-1799) 02 architected america's economic system (1789-1793. Date: early 1790s first off, who was alexander hamilton he was washington's secretary of treasury young, hot (just take a look at the $10 bill if you don't believe me), brilliant, and a radical conservative federalist, no one can disagree that he was an economic genius. Although hamilton came to be known as the most important secretary of the treasury in us history, he spent only five years in that position hamilton began his tenure as secretary of the treasury by drafting a report on the future of american economic stability entitled [a] report on the public credit. His most important contribution was the introduction and defense of the hamilton plan on june 18, 1787, that argued neither the virginia plan nor the new jersey plan were adequate to the task.
The founding economists: alexander hamilton and albert gallatin table of contents the secretaries and their critics hamilton as secretary of the treasury. He also shared the authorship of the federalist papers (1787-88), arguably the most significant american contribution to political theory, with alexander hamilton and john jay. Alexander hamilton, alongside such luminaries as benjamin franklin, george washington, thomas jefferson, john adams and james madison is rightly considered as a founding father of the united states of america.
Alexander hamilton was the first secretary of the treasury under george washington and as such he attempted to put into place several measures that were designed to. Alexander hamilton and the national economy hamilton as the first secretary of the treasury. Portrait gallery alexander hamilton (1757-1804) is with us every day, in our wallets, on the $10 bill the portraits in this exhibition show the important people.
Alexander hamilton: alexander hamilton, hamilton, alexander alexander hamilton, hailed as the most significant new american musical in a generation,. Alexander hamilton, economic prophet alexander hamilton made many distinguished contributions in the political realm -- but so did benjamin franklin, john adams, thomas jefferson, and james. This article is about the economy of hamilton to attract significant investments that will stimulate tangible economic activity in our community connect the. Alexander hamilton was a talented political figure in american history, but he was prevented from achieving widespread recognition because of an overbearing nature and an inability to relate to the concerns of the common man.
Alexander hamilton agreed with the constitution and wanted to support it at first he asked aaron burr, a fellow lawyer, to help him write the series of anonymously published essays but, burr refused because hamilton could be backing the wrong horse. George washington's economic secretary of the treasury alexander hamilton land above all, washington's most important contribution to the. One of the most important of alexander hamilton's many contributions to the emerging american economy was his successful advocacy for the creation of a national bank but the bank of the united.
Alexander hamilton's birth date is disputed, but it is often listed as january 11, 1755 he was born on the island of nevis, in the british west indies, the illegitimate son (his parents were not married to each other) of james hamilton, a scotsman, and rachel fawcett lavien, the daughter of a. He also played a significant role in generating the washington the rivalry between founding fathers aaron burr and alexander hamilton stretched much further than the legendary duel where.
Alexander hamilton: war hero in the american revolution, father of the american system of political economy, architect of the us federal government, and anti-slavery activist, who died fighting arch-traitor aaron burr. Even the casual student of american history knows the name of alexander hamilton, how hamilton, gallatin, and other immigrants forged a new economy. Alexander hamilton was not a us president, but he was one of the most important early leaders of the us he fought in the revolutionary war, wrote powerful arguments to persuade the states to.