Alexander Hamilton
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"Alexander Hamilton" was a Founding Fathers of the United States/founding father of the United States, chief Aide-de-camp/staff aide to General George Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, and the founder of the Federalist Party, the world's first voter-based political party. As Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the primary author of the economic policies of the Presidency of George Washington/George Washington administration. Hamilton took the lead in the funding of the states' debts by the Federal government, the First Bank of the United States/establishment of a national bank, a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain. He led the Federalist Party, created largely in support of his views; he was opposed by the Democratic-Republican Party, led by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison; it despised Britain and feared that Hamilton's policies of a strong central government would weaken the American commitment to Republicanism in the United States/Republicanism.

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