The Resource Alexander Hamilton, Teri Kanefield

Alexander Hamilton, Teri Kanefield

Label
Alexander Hamilton
Title
Alexander Hamilton
Statement of responsibility
Teri Kanefield
Title variation
  • Pre-publication title
  • Alexander Hamilton
Title variation remainder
the hero who helped shape America
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. In contrast, he envisioned something different: along with agriculture and small towns, he imagined a multiracial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. A poor immigrant, Hamilton believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for newcomers. His vision put him at odds with Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, and others; they envisioned a pastoral America of small towns, where governments were local, states controlled their own destiny, and the federal government remained small and weak. Hamilton died in a duel, defending his ideas and his honor. Because of the systems Hamilton set up and the ideas he left, his vision won out. Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream--a poor immigrant who made good in America
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanefield, Teri
Dewey number
  • 973.4092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.H2
LC item number
K36 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Making of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Statesmen
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Alexander Hamilton, Teri Kanefield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the duel -- An orphan and a dreamer -- An immigrant -- A soldier -- Victory in love and war -- Striving for magnificence -- Capitalism : a new vision for America -- Due process of law -- Steps in the right direction -- The good ship Hamilton -- Secretary of the Treasury -- Rivalry with Jefferson -- Rivalry with Burr -- Afterward -- Legacy
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9781419725784
Lccn
2016046103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 2016046103
  • (OCoLC)960237984
Label
Alexander Hamilton, Teri Kanefield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: the duel -- An orphan and a dreamer -- An immigrant -- A soldier -- Victory in love and war -- Striving for magnificence -- Capitalism : a new vision for America -- Due process of law -- Steps in the right direction -- The good ship Hamilton -- Secretary of the Treasury -- Rivalry with Jefferson -- Rivalry with Burr -- Afterward -- Legacy
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
203 pages
Isbn
9781419725784
Lccn
2016046103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 2016046103
  • (OCoLC)960237984

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