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Alexander Hamilton: A Founding Father's Struggle Against Thomas Jefferson And The Republican Party

Hamilton and other Federalists clash with Jefferson's Republican Party over the future of the new democracy.


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Timeline of Alexander Hamilton's Life:

1755
January 11: Alexander Hamilton is born on the British island of Nevis in the West Indies, the second of two boys. His father James is a Scottish trader of noble ancestry. His mother Rachel Faucett, of French descent, is still married to another man at the time. Several biographical accounts will put the year of Hamilton's birth as 1757.

1765
The Hamiltons move to the Danish island of St. Croix, but James soon leaves his family, and Alexander never sees his father again.

Britain passes the Stamp Act to raise revenue from the American colonists to help pay Britain's war debts. The law touches

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