eBook Alexander Hamilton: Documents Decoded, 1st Edition

  • Christina Villegas
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  • ISBN-10: 1440857644
  • ISBN-13: 9781440857645
  • DDC: 973.4092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

An indispensable resource for all readers, this book summarizes the founding of America alongside the personal and public life of one of America's most influential Founders through a comprehensive investigation of Hamilton's extensive writings.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Early Life.
1: Letter to Edward Stevens on Ambition: November 11, 1769.
2: Letter to Nicholas Cruger on Duties as a Clerk: February 24, 1772.
3: Letter to the Royal Danish American Gazette Describing a Hurricane: September 6, 1772.
Pre-Revolution.
4: A Full Vindication of the Measures of Congress: December 15, 1774.
5: The Farmer Refuted: February 23, 1775.
6: Letter to John Jay on Lawlessness of a Mob: November 26, 1775.
During the War.
7: Letter to the New York Congress on Merit-Based Promotions: August 12, 1776.
8: Letter to the New York Congress on Leaving the Artillery: March 6, 1777.
9: Letter to George Clinton on the Failures of Congress: February 13, 1778.
10: Letter to John Jay on Slaves as Soldiers: March 14, 1779.
11: Letter to James Duane on the Defects of the Confederation: September 3, 1780.
12: Letter to George Washington Requesting Field Command: November 22, 1780.
13: Letter to John Laurens on Service in Congress: August 15, 1782.
Family Life.
14: Letter to Margarita Schuyler on Courtship with Elizabeth: February 1780.
15: Letter to Elizabeth Schuyler on Being a Poor Man’s Wife: August 1780.
16: Letter to James Hamilton Regarding Their Father: June 22, 1785.
17: Letter to Elizabeth Hamilton on Being Away: September 8, 1786.
18: Letter to Angelica Schuyler Church on Her Departure: November 8, 1789.
19: Letter to Philip Hamilton on Being at School: December 5, 1791.
20: Letter to William Hamilton on Relations in Scotland: May 2, 1797.
Legal Practice.
21: The Phocion Letters on the Treatment of Tories: 1784.
22: Rutgers v. Waddington, Brief No. 6: 1784.
23: Speech in the Case of People v. Croswell: 1804.
Creating and Defending the Constitution.
24: Address to the Annapolis Convention: September 14, 1786.
25: Speech in the Constitutional Convention on a Plan of Government: June 18, 1787.
26: Letter to George Washington on the Constitutional Convention: July 3, 1787.
27: The Federalist: 1787–1788.
28: Letter to George Washington on the Office of the President: September 1788.
Secretary of the Treasury.
29: Report Relative to a Provision for the Support of Public Credit: January 14, 1790.
30: Opinion on the Constitutionality of an Act to Establish a Bank: February 23, 1791.
31: Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Subject of Manufactures: December 5, 1791.
The Rise and Fall of the Federalists.
32: Letter to Edward Carrington on Political Adversaries: May 26, 1792.
33: Pacificus No. I on Neutrality: June 29, 1793.
34: Tully No. II on the Whiskey Rebellion: August 26, 1794.
35: Letter Concerning the Public Conduct and Character of John Adams: dOctober 24, 1800.
36: Letter to James A. Bayard Favoring Jefferson over Burr: January 16, 1801.
The Nation’s First Sex Scandal.
37: The Reynolds Pamphlet: July 1797.
Death.
38: Letter to Aaron Burr Refusing to Disavow June 20, 1804.
39: Statement on the Impending Duel with Aaron Burr: June 28–July 10, 1804.
40: Letters to Elizabeth Hamilton Delivered after the Duel: July 4 and 10, 1804.
Timeline of Events.
Further Reading.
Index.
About the Author.