History of the Constitutional Convention – Episode 14

Ned Ryun continues his series on the Constitutional Convention.

In this Episode:

  • Alexander Hamilton’s life, part one of two.
  • Hamilton’s early life as an orphaned and illegitimate son.
  • Hamilton’s time at King’s College in New York City and his growing interest in the revolution and military strategy and tactics.
  • Hamilton forms his own militia and later contributes significantly to several famous Revolutionary War battle.
  • Hamilton’s post-war career includes law and the founding of the Bank of New York.
  • Hamilton’s role in the founding of a new government.