“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.”
“I never expect to see a perfect work from imperfect man.”
”I would die to preserve the law upon a solid foundation; but take away liberty, and the foundation is destroyed.”
“Here sir, the people govern.”
Alexander Hamilton attended King’s College, which we now call Columbia University.
Hamilton founded the United States Coast Guard.
The hit broadway show Hamilton depicts his life.
A sketch of Hamilton’s profile is featured on the ten-dollar bill.
Hamilton was born in Charlestown, in the British West Indies.