Alexander Hamilton Childhood

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During the late 16th century an unspeakable event, of war and bloodshed brewed in the eastern coast of North America. Families severed by an ocean, who once loved their neighbors across the pond, were now filled with and intense hatred for each other, and a bitter rivalry and resentment was created. About miles south on the coast of Nevis, a small bastard child was born. With an absent father and a late mother the boy was orphaned. But this abandon, insignificant, Illegitimate child somehow could change the fate for the rebels of the war, and help build a great nation on the ashes of a bloody revolution. This boy’s name was Alexander Hamilton. In his prime, he was a solider a banker and a self-proclaimed American. He was capable of turning…show more content…
Hamilton defended Loyalists against the rebels .In 1784, Hamilton took on the Rutgers v. Waddington case, which involved the rights of Loyalists. It was a landmark case for the American justice system, as it led to the creation of the judicial review system [Histon, 223,229,241]. He accomplished another history-making feat that same year, when he assisted in founding the Bank of New York. In defending the Loyalists, Hamilton instituted new principles of due process. Hamilton went on to take an additional 45 trespass cases, and proved to be instrumental in the eventual repeal of the Trespass Act, which had been established in 1783 to permit rebels to collect damages from the Loyalists who had occupied their homes and businesses. [Web;…show more content…
In collaboration with James Madison and John Jay, Hamilton wrote 51 of 85 essays under the collective title The Federalist (later known as The Federalist Papers). In the essays, he artfully explained and defended the newly drafted Constitution prior to its approval. In 1788, at the New York Ratification Convention in Poughkeepsie, where two-thirds of delegates opposed the Constitution, Hamilton was a powerful advocate for ratification, effectively arguing against the anti-Federalist sentiment. His efforts succeeded when New York agreed to ratify, and the remaining eight states followed suit. This created a chain reaction with the public, with the role of a strong figure in represntation of the country, through the behalf of Hamilton [Hamilton,
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