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Alexander Hamilton

By mbp2786
  • Birth

    Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11, 1755 in the West Indies. His fathers name was James and his mothers name was Rachel.
  • Mothers Death

    Mothers Death
    On this day Hamiltons mother died of yellow fever. Alexander also became very ill and he was close to dying too.
  • America

    Alexander came to america in 1772 for education purpose. He studied grammer and after the revolution broke out he was more involved in everything.
  • School

    In 1773 local friends of Alexanders helped raise money to send Hamilton to grammer school in New Jersey.
  • Revolution

    The first shots of the american revolution were fired, and soon after, Hamilton joined the New York State Milita
  • Army

    Hamilton became captain of the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Unit. Then on December 26th 1776 Hamilton's artillery unit takes part in Washington's successful capture of Trenton, New Jersey.
  • Marriage

    Alexander Hamilton was married to Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton on December 14th in 1780. They were married in the Schuyler mansion. Her family was from New York and they were very wealthy. This provided oppertunities for Hamilton. She also had to deal with all of Hamiltons affairs.
  • Children

    On January 22nd 1782 Hamilton and his wife had there first child and named him philip. They then went on to have seven more children.
  • Death

    Hamilton died July 12th 1804. He was having an affair with another mans wife and the man Aaron Burr challenged him to a duel. He was shot and killed.