• Focus on Founding Father Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    Jul 01, 2016
    As we commemorate the birth of our nation on July 4th and the legacy of our Founding Fathers, one especially fascinating figure comes to mind as having wielded a tremendous impact on both the framework of our political system and the creation of our multi-faceted capitalist economy. This was of course Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton promoted and interpreted the Constitution, served as a trusted advisor to George Washington during and after the Revolutionary War, was named the first secretary of the Treasury beginning in 1789, and helped found the first national bank and the U.S. Mint. Find more illuminating facts about the life and career of the brilliant and controversial statesman in our latest blog post.