Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

Stephen F. Knott, Tony Williams


"Washington and Hamilton have been the duo that made the Revolution and the structure paintings; Knott and Williams are the duo that designate how." -Richard Brookhiser, writer of Founders' Son: a lifetime of Abraham Lincoln

In the wake of the yankee Revolution, the Founding Fathers confronted a frightening activity: conquer their competing visions to construct a brand new state, the likes of which the area had by no means obvious. Washington and Hamilton chronicles the not likely collaboration among conflicting characters operating jointly to guard their hard-won freedoms. but whereas Washington and Hamilton's assorted personalities usually ended in fruitful collaboration, their conflicting beliefs additionally established the bounds in their relationship-and threatened the way forward for the hot republic.

From the rumblings of the yank Revolution in the course of the fractious Constitutional conference and America's turbulent first years, this pleasing background finds the beautiful effect of this not likely duo that set the U.S. at the route to turning into a superpower.

"In a sweeping narrative enlivened by way of bright info, Stephen Knott and Tony Williams offer interesting insights that remove darkness from the collaboration among George Washington and Alexander Hamilton whereas conscientiously tracing the contours in their characters . . . as pleasing because it is informative." -David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler, authors of Washington's Circle: The production of the President and Henry Clay: the basic American

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