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The Hamilton Scheme: An Epic Tale of Money and Power in the American Founding
  • Date: Thursday, May 16, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 pm
  • Location: Online

Author William Hogeland will discuss how Alexander Hamilton, America’s first Secretary of the Treasury, fostered growth by engineering an ingenious dynamo including banking, public debt, and manufacturing. Marshaling an idiosyncratic cast of insiders and outsiders, The Hamilton Scheme brings to life Hamilton’s vision and the hard-knock struggles over democracy, wealth, and the meaning of America that drove the nation’s creation and hold enduring significance today.