Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

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Overview

Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America by Teri Kanefield, Pete Cross

When most of us go for a walk, a single sense-sight- tends to dominate our experience. But when New York Times-bestselling author and expert navigator Tristan Gooley goes for a walk, he uses all five senses to read everything nature has to offer. A single lowly weed can serve as his compass, calendar, clock, and even pharmacist. In How to Read Nature, Gooley introduces readers to his world- where the sky, sea, and land teem with marvels. Plus, he shares 15 exercises to sharpen all of your senses. Soon you'll be making your own discoveries, every time you step outside!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781520096971
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 03/06/2018
Series: Making of America Series , #1
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Teri Kanefield is a lawyer and writer. Her books for children have won numerous awards and distinctions, including the Jane Addams Peace Award in the Older Readers category. She lives with her family in San Francisco, California.

Pete Cross earned his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and has been narrating audiobooks since 2015. He received an Audie nomination for 2016's A Time to Die. In 2017, he garnered both an Earphones Award and a Parent's Choice Award for his narration of Openly Straight. An Ohio native, he spent eight years in Los Angeles where he coached actors, was lucky enough to work with French director Quentin Dupieux, and despised the traffic.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Duel 1

1 An Orphan and a Dreamer 6

2 An Immigrant 20

3 A Soldier 33

4 Victory in Love and War 48

5 Striving for Magnificence 65

6 Capitalism: A New Vision for America 77

7 Due Process of Law 85

8 Steps in the Right Direction 97

9 The Good Ship Hamilton 104

10 Secretary of the Treasury 123

11 Rivalry with Jefferson 143

12 Rivalry with Burr 154

13 Afterward 172

14 Legacy 176

Samples of Alexander Hamilton's Work 178

Time Line 186

Endnotes 188

Bibliography 198

Acknowledgments 200

Index 201

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