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Alexander Hamilton: Champion of American Enterprise

Alexander HamiltonToday is the birthday of Alexander Hamilton, who was born in 1757. Although George Washington is truly the “indispensible man” of the American Revolution and Founding, Hamilton was a close second.

Indeed, as my friend and former Naval War College colleague, Steve Knott, and our mutual former student, Tony Williams, show in their recent book on Washington and Hamilton, they formed “the alliance that forged America.”

Here is my chapter on Hamilton from the Heritage Foundation’s The Founders’ Almanac.