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Who was the first secretary of the Treasury and a founding father?
As the first secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Hamilton built a financial foundation for the new nation, against fierce opposition from arch rival Thomas Jefferson. The differences between the two men would help shape the nation’s first political parties.
Who shot the first Secretary of Treasury?
Hamilton: Why the Vice President Killed the Former Secretary of the Treasury. On July 11th, 1804, Alexander Hamilton was shot by Vice President Aaron Burr in a duel.
Who wrote the first Secretary of the Treasury?
|1789||Hamilton is appointed the nation’s first Secretary of the Treasury. Washington is elected the first President. In Paris, the Bastille falls. The French Revolution begins.|
|1790||Hamilton writes his “First Report on the Public Credit” and his “Report on a National Bank.”|
Who was Alexander Hamilton’s father?
James A. Hamilton
Why did Hamilton never run for President?
He retired to return to a more lucrative career in the public sector, which would have kept him on the sidelines and prevented a 1796 run. By 1800, he found himself ensnared in scandal and had fallen out with many members of his own party, leaving him to play a behind-the-scenes role in the election.
What happened to Alexander Hamilton’s children?
Elizabeth bore eight children between the years 1782 and 1802, miscarrying at least once. Ironically, her eldest son Philip, aged nineteen, was killed in a duel by an associate of Aaron Burr. After Philip’s untimely death, her eldest daughter, Angelica, named after Elizabeth’s sister, went insane.
What was Alexander’s Hamilton’s IQ?
Alexander Hamilton lived long before IQ tests came into being however based on his writings and his vocabulary knowledge estimates place him between 150 and 160.