The Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton 2 Volume Paperback Set
of America's founders influenced its political system more than Alexander Hamilton. He played a leading role in writing and
ratifying the Constitution, was de facto leader of one of America's first two political parties, and was influential in interpreting
the scope of the national government's constitutional powers. This comprehensive collection provides Hamilton's most enduringly
important political writings, covering his entire public career, from 1775 to his death in 1804. Readers are introduced to
Hamilton - in his own words - as defender of the American cause, as an early proponent of a stronger national government,
as a founder and protector of the American Constitution, as the nation's first secretary of the treasury, as President George
Washington's trusted foreign policy advisor, and as a leader of the Federalist Party. Presented in a convenient two volume
set, this book provides a unique insight into the political ideas of one of America's leading founders; a must-have reference
Volume 1: Introduction; Part I. Young Revolutionary: 1769-82; Part II. Budding Statesman: 1783-7; Part III.
Framer and Defender of the Constitution: 1787-9. Volume 2: Part I. Financial Founding Father: 1789-92; Part II. The Challenges
of Foreign Policy: 1793-5; Part III. Federalist Party Leader: 1795-1800; Part IV. Elder Statesman: 1801-4; Appendix: Hamilton's
death and legacy.
A comprehensive collection of Alexander Hamilton's major political writings, covering his public
career, from 1775 to his death in 1804.