Alexander Hamilton was a trip!
Where would we be today without him?
Alexander Hamilton, (born January 11, 1755,) pretty much created Wall Street / Stocks and Bonds. He favored a strong central government, a strong military and a better relationship with England. He was leery of France.
(If left up to Thomas Jefferson we would have all been farmers in an agrarian society.)
Washington supported young Alexander since his arrival to America at age eighteen. He was able to write extremely well and his talents were much needed.
Alexander depended on George Washington's support on many levels throughout his thirty one years in America.
George even stood by Alexander after he publicly printed EVERY SINGLE love letter his mistress, (Maria Reynolds, a 23-year-old blonde,) had sent him to prove that he never used a dime of public money and only committed adultery!!
I think that is hilarious!
Hamilton lost his chance to be president due to his affair which he realized had been prompted by his own vanity.
That he did not become president, (or his son either, who also lost his life in a duel which his father supported two years prior to Hamilton's own fatal duel with Aaron Burr) must have been devastating to him.
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a … 47/?no-ist
His Book: Observations on Certain Documents, 1797, Alexander Hamilton.
Can the two parties ever compromise? Both are good in their own way.
Each must recognize the good and the sense of the other.
The two views must blend.
Like a mother, (Democrats,) and a father, (Republicans).
Yang: Father = What is practical / logic based.
Yin: Mother = What is idealistic / love based.
Both are needed ... as in the Yin and Yang sign!
Perhaps the inability to balance Yin and Yang is a national crisis on more than one level!
Hamilton, (Federalist, actually a Republican) and Jefferson, (Republican, actually a Liberal/ Presidential candidate) were at odds with one another.
But in sight of a worse enemy, Arron Burr, a 100% selfish greedy lawyer/Presidential candidate,) Hamilton was forced to support Jefferson for president and recognize his good-will for the nation.
(He himself should have been running, but Noooooo ! He just had to have that affair!)
by cooldad6 years ago
Were the founding fathers of this country Christians? I have always been under the impression that our country was founded by people who were escaping religious persecution. Why then, do so many people claim...
by Doug Hughes7 years ago
There's an implicit understanding among teabaggers held by most Americans that this country was founded by regular folks. The associated superstition for teabaggers is that government has been taken over by 'elitists'....
by SparklingJewel7 years ago
listen carefully to what is said...its not a religious takeover of the country/government...BUT an understanding that spiritual values (not a particular religion) of how God "works" in life's aspects. It is...
by Prophecy Teacher16 months ago
Is it reasonable to assume that 13 different Christian Chartered Colonies, would send to a convention in Philadelphia a group of men - to make a Constitution - that allowed their way of life to end? Is it further...
by Sooner284 years ago
What is hagiography you ask? I just recently learned the term, and thought it applied perfectly to the way many on the American right attempt to argue for many of their positions. Hagiography is defined as...
by Kathryn L Hill16 months ago
According to some, the true intent of George Washington, John Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and all those who signed the Constitution of the United States was to establish an evil materialistic empire and...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.