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By Helen Boyd Higgins

The grownup accomplishments of this Founding Father, architect of the structure and primary Secretary of the Treasury, are mythical, and in this most modern providing, teenagers meet the younger ''Alec'' becoming up within the Caribbean as he goals of vacationing the land known as the USA. observed by way of his parrot, Hurry-Up, and his better half, Poleon, Alec's tranquil days are jam-packed with the books he loves and visits to the waterfront to greet the huge ships arriving from Europe—until his uncle insists that Alec healthy using classes into his time table. childrens will determine with Alec's fight to beat his fear of horses and cheer at his braveness as he narrowly escapes a violent storm whereas on horseback, all whereas protecting his eye at the prize—school in the USA. Featured sections and enjoyable evidence clarify what occurred subsequent and when Alexander Hamilton lived, offering younger readers with a photograph of the leader's complete life.

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But he was so far down in the crowd that no one could see or hear him. Alexander Hamilton shut his teeth hard. He blinked back the tears. His mouth was bleeding where someone had struck him. Then, suddenly, there was a clear space, and, not 29 A L E X A N DE R H A M I LT ON far ahead, was Mr. Knox. He had stopped to talk. Alec jumped ahead, slipped, and fell. For a moment he thought that he would be stepped on by the heavy feet around him. He rolled to the other side of the road. He started to get up.

The bird flew to the washstand and began to squawk and flap his wings. Alec kicked his feet and went on pounding the pillow. It was the first time that he had lost his temper in many months. “Hurry-Up,” said the parrot from across the room. Alec jumped to his feet and began pacing up and down. He walked to the window and heard his mother talking to Uncle Peter. “But, Peter,” he heard her say, “what happened? I haven’t heard the little lion roar for a long time. ” Alec walked away from that side of the room.

Alec climbed on top of this so that he could look over Mr. Andrews’s shoulder. He wanted to see what Mr. Cruger’s clerk would put down on the paper. From this position, Alec could also see far over the crowd. He saw a tall man, with no hat on his large head, coming through the pushing, jamming gang of men. He saw this stranger clap men on the shoulders. He could see that each person to whom he spoke smiled and moved aside. As the stranger came closer, he looked up and saw Alec. They both smiled and Alec wished that he knew this man.

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