Who Was Alexander Hamilton? by Meg Belviso audiobook

Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

By Meg Belviso  & Pam Pollack
Read by P. J. Ochlan

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1.17 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780525493693

Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical. Born in the British West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexander Hamilton made his way to the American Colonies and studied to become a lawyer. He joined a local militia during the American Revolution, rose to the rank of Major General, and became the chief aide to General George Washington. After the war, he became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. He founded the Bank of New York and The New York Post newspaper. He served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and is also celebrated as a co-author of The Federalist Papers, a series of essays that are still used today to interpret the U.S. Constitution. The end of his life became a national scandal when he was shot and killed in a duel with then-Vice President Aaron Burr.

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Summary

Summary

Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical.

Born in the British West Indies and orphaned as a child, Alexander Hamilton made his way to the American Colonies and studied to become a lawyer. He joined a local militia during the American Revolution, rose to the rank of Major General, and became the chief aide to General George Washington. After the war, he became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. He founded the Bank of New York and The New York Post newspaper. He served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and is also celebrated as a co-author of The Federalist Papers, a series of essays that are still used today to interpret the U.S. Constitution.

The end of his life became a national scandal when he was shot and killed in a duel with then-Vice President Aaron Burr.

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Author Bio: Meg Belviso

Author Bio: Meg Belviso

Pamela Pollack and Meg Belviso have coauthored several children’s books, including Who Is J. K. Rowling? and Who Was Steve Jobs?

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 1.17
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English