Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

Stephen F. Knott, Tony Williams


"Washington and Hamilton have been the duo that made the Revolution and the structure paintings; Knott and Williams are the duo that specify how." -Richard Brookhiser, writer of Founders' Son: a lifetime of Abraham Lincoln

In the wake of the yank Revolution, the Founding Fathers confronted a frightening job: conquer their competing visions to construct a brand new state, the likes of which the realm had by no means visible. Washington and Hamilton chronicles the not likely collaboration among conflicting characters operating jointly to guard their hard-won freedoms. but whereas Washington and Hamilton's varied personalities frequently ended in fruitful collaboration, their conflicting beliefs additionally validated the limits in their relationship-and threatened the way forward for the hot republic.

From the rumblings of the yank Revolution during the fractious Constitutional conference and America's turbulent first years, this eye-catching background unearths the beautiful effect of this not going duo that set the us at the route to changing into a superpower.

"In a sweeping narrative enlivened through vibrant info, Stephen Knott and Tony Williams supply interesting insights that light up the collaboration among George Washington and Alexander Hamilton whereas rigorously tracing the contours in their characters . . . as enjoyable because it is informative." -David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler, authors of Washington's Circle: The production of the President and Henry Clay: the basic American

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