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Alexander Hamilton is perhaps the least well-known founding father, but he had a huge impact on the development of the United States. Instrumental in writing the Constitution, he also founded the central bank, designed the first US currency, and was a close advisor to George Washington.
This entertaining biography tells the story of his rise from poverty in the Caribbean to his central role in creating a new country. Turned into a popular and award-winning musical, Ron Chernow's biography gives us a close look at the life of a hugely talented and intelligent man.
This summary will guide you through the book, offering detailed summaries of each chapter, which: