This orphan boy would rise to one day take part in the founding of a nation, in a place he had never been to, almost 2,000 miles away.
Alexander Hamilton is one of America’s best loved Founding Fathers. But his story has many twists and turns.
Alexander Hamilton’s life was one of adventure and achievement. From humble beginnings on Nevis, he worked hard to distinguish himself. His bravery in battle caught the eye of General Washington who took him on as an aide. It was the first step in a political career that shaped the very nation of America herself.
If you want to teach children about America’s founding principles, what better story than Hamilton’s?