The Man Who Made Modern America

From 2007, Stephen Knott’s review of Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton.

Alexander Hamilton was buried in New York City’s Trinity Churchyard, where his monument reads: “The Statesman of consummate Wisdom whose Talents and Virtues will be admired… long after this Marble shall have mouldered into Dust.” Unfortunately, it has not worked out that way.

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