If Hamilton Were Here Today: American Fundamentals Applied to Modern Problems

If Hamilton Were Here Today: American Fundamentals Applied to Modern Problems

If Hamilton Were Here Today: American Fundamentals Applied to Modern Problems

If Hamilton Were Here Today: American Fundamentals Applied to Modern Problems

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"Look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged." -- Isaiah: 51, 1.

"It is impossible for the man of pious reflection not to perceive in the Constitution, a finger of that Almighty hand which has been so frequently and so signally extended to our relief in the critical stages of the Revolution." -- The Federalist, No. 37.

ALEXANDER HAMILTON was the master craftsman of American Government. He crowded into one short life more dynamic service to the American foundation than any other patriot who ever lived. He was the inspired oracle of the Constitution. His lucid exposition of its purposes, his matchless interpretation of its spirit, his implacable determination to save it -- and, through it, to save a stumbling people from the tragedy of disintegration -- were the dominant factors in the creation of the Republic. He clearly saw that ordered freedom required protectorate. He first convinced his countrymen that the Constitution established this dispensation upon secure foundations, solid as the . . .

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