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Alexander Hamilton . By Jake Gadaleta. Early life . date of birth is unknown because of the lack of an official birth certificate His face is on the 10 dollar bill his mother was Rachel Fawcett Lavine , the daughter of a French Huguent physician and the wife of John Michael Lavine ,.

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Alexander hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

By Jake Gadaleta


Early life
Early life

date of birth is unknown because of the lack of an official birth certificate

His face is on the 10 dollar bill

his mother was Rachel Fawcett Lavine, the daughter of a French Huguent physician and the wife of John Michael Lavine,


Early life1
Early life

  • Hamilton’s father was James , a drifting trader and son of Alexander Hamilton, the laird of Cambuskeith, Avrshire, Scotland


Life at home
Life at home

  • Hamilton married Elizabeth, the daughter of General Philip Schuyler, the head of one of New York's most powerful families.


Revolutionary war and alexander hamilton s efforts
Revolutionary War and Alexander Hamilton’s efforts

  • In March 1776, friends I insisted that Hamilton should be a captain in the provincial artillery.

  • He was the a captin at the Battle of Trenton, when he and his men prevented the British man, Lord Cornwallis and troops, from crossing the Raritan River and attacking George Washington and his ragtag army.


Revolutionary war and alexander hamilton s efforts pt 2
Revolutionary War and Alexander Hamilton’s efforts Pt.2

  • In February 1777 Washington promoted him to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

  • his ability to speak French , became an important officer between Washington and the French generals and admirals.


Revolutionary war and alexander hamilton s efforts pt3
Revolutionary War and Alexander Hamilton’s efforts pt3

  • Hamilton went to Philadelphia as an nationalist who wished to replace the Articles of Confederation with a strong centralized government, but he did not take much part in the Conditional convection


Revolutionary war and alexander hamilton s efforts pt 4
Revolutionary War and Alexander Hamilton’s efforts pt. 4

  • wished to replace the Articles of Confederation with a strong national government, but he did not take much part in the debates.


Revolutionary war and alexander hamilton s efforts pt 5
Revolutionary War and Alexander Hamilton's efforts pt. 5

Revolutionary War and Alexander Hamilton's efforts pt. 5

  • He served on two important committees, one on rules in the beginning of the convention and the other on style at the end of the convention. In a long speech on June 18,