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Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
2004
Penguin
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10Had he presented himself as a Jew, the snobbish Mary Faucette would certainly have squelched the match in a world that frowned on religious no less than interracial marriage.interfaith
12 & 21 Rachel must have imagined that she would never again set eyes on St. Croix... & Rachel probably never imagined that she would return to St. Croix... [redundant]
35 & 42 He decided to study divinity at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton)... & ...a recent graduate of the College of New Jersey (henceforth, called Princeton, its much later name)...[redundant]
185 & 204 Just a few days earlier, Alexander and Eliza Hamilton, along with baby Philip, had begun to rent a house at 57 (late 58) Wall Street. & For ten years, the Hamiltons had a home at 57 (then 58) Wall Street. [redundant]
201 In the superheated arena of state politics, the bank generated fierce controversy among those upstate rural interests who wanted a land bank and believed that a money bank would benefit urban merchants to their detriment. & Many Americans still regarded banking as a black, unfathomable art, and it was anathema to upstate populists. ... Hamilton's petition to the state legislature for a bank charter was denied for seven years, as Governor George Clinton succumbed to the prejudices of his agricultural constituents who thought the bank would give preferential treatment to merchants and shut out farmers. [redundant]
381Then euphoria turned to doubt and doubt to despair as shares began a precipitate five-week slide.precipitous
521 Had they been more alike in style and temperament, Hamilton and Adams might have embraced as political comrades, since their views tallied on so many issues. & Whatever the congruence of their political views, Hamilton and Adams had contracting personalities. [redundant]
634 & 637 Hamilton told James A. Bayrd of Delaware. & ... James A. Bayard, a Delaware Federalist. [redundant]
671When it suited his convenience, Jefferson set aside his small-government credo with compunction.without

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96For Lafayette, Washington became a revered paternal presence, and he named his only son George Washington Lafayette.Georges
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