Resources on Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton is now widely known thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton, based on Ron Chernow’s best-selling biography, but his legacy extends beyond the hit show. As the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, Alexander Hamilton shaped the economic system that has allowed capitalism to flourish. He also founded The Bank of New York, The New York Post, and was an author of The Federalist Papers. Find out more about the extraordinary life and legacy of this Founding Father.