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    U.S. Coast Guard Founding

    George Washington and Alexander Hamilton re-enactors and others took part in a ceremony commemorating the establishment of the U.S. Coast Guard in August of 1790. The ceremony also included a…

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    Alexander Hamilton Before the American Revolution

    Michael E. Newton talked about his book, Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years, about the early life of the Founding Father from the West Indies. Mr. Newton talked about his research process…

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    Alexander Hamilton and the Idea of Honor

    Joanne Freeman talked about how the 18th century concept of honor helped shape Alexander Hamilton throughout his life. Professor Freeman argued that Hamilton’s desire to maintain his honor…

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    Alexander Hamilton and the Founding of the United States

    Author and historian Thomas Fleming talked about Alexander Hamilton’s role in the founding of the United States. He argued that Hamilton was both a realist and a visionary in his approach…

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    Alexander Hamilton and the US Constitution

    Rutgers University Professor Andrew Shankman talked about Alexander Hamilton’s role in the debate over ratifying the U.S. Constitution, with a focus on Hamilton’s work in his home state of New York. This event…

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    Hamilton and Washington's Wartime Relationship

    Alexander Hamilton scholar Michael Newton and Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society Founder Rand Scholet talked about George Washington and Alexander Hamilton’s wartime relationship. Hamilton joined the Continental Army…

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    Enduring Relevance of Alexander Hamilton

    New York University’s Richard Sylla talks about Alexander Hamilton’s legacy, focusing on his ideas about economics and finance, and how they are relevant to the present day. Alexander…

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    Alexander Hamilton's Legacy

    Richard Brookhiser talked about the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Mr. Brookhiser argued that Hamilton’s economic achievements, including his support for building…

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