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Alexander Hamilton : the making of America / Teri Kanefield.

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  • 105 of 118 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 4 of 5 copies available at Iredell County Public Library.

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1 current hold with 118 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Harmony Branch Library JB HAMILTON KAN (Text) 33114017897927 Juvenile Storage Fiction Storage -
Harmony Branch Library JB HAMILTON KAN (Text) 33114017897984 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Statesville Main Library JB HAMILTON KAN (Text) 33114017897950 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Troutman Branch Library JB HAMILTON KAN (Text) 33114017897935 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Troutman Branch Library JB HAMILTON KAN (Text) 33114017897943 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780606410656
  • ISBN: 1419725785
  • ISBN: 9781419725784
  • ISBN: 9781419729430
  • ISBN: 1419729438
  • Physical Description: 203 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.7 6 188890.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-199) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The orphan and a dreamer -- An immigrant -- A soldier -- Victory in love and war -- Striving for magnificence -- Capitalism: a new vision for America -- Due process of law -- Steps inthe right direction -- The good ship Hamilton -- Secretary of the treasury -- Rivalry with Jefferson -- Rivalry with Burr.
Summary, etc.: "The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. In contrast, he envisioned something different: along with agriculture and small towns, he imagined a multiracial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. A poor immigrant, Hamilton believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for newcomers. His vision put him at odds with Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, and others; they envisioned a pastoral America of small towns, where governments were local, states controlled their own destiny, and the federal government remained small and weak. Hamilton died in a duel, defending his ideas and his honor. Because of the systems Hamilton set up and the ideas he left, his vision won out. Here is the story that epitomizes the American dream--a poor immigrant who made good in America"--
Target Audience Note:
1170L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.7 6 188890.
Subject: United States Politics and government 1783-1809 Juvenile literature
Statesmen Juvenile literature
Statesmen United States Biography Juvenile literature
Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804 Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.
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