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NATIONAL STANDARDS: Social Studies.II. Time, Continuity, and Change.- Accounts of past events, people, places, and situations contribute to our understanding of the past- Identify and use sources for reconstructing the past (diaries, pictures, maps)- V. Individuals, Groups, and Institutions- Identify examples of tensions between and among individuals
Paperback, 80 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Children's Press(CT) (first published 2003)
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Jan 28, 2009 Deanna rated it really liked it
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This is a great overview of Alexander Hamilton. This is a classic case of not judging a man by our standards today, but judging him by the standards of his day. Hamilton was awesome because of what he did with what he started out with. His father abandoned him and his mother died by the time he was 12. Top that all off with that fact he was born and living in poverty in the West Indies. So how does a boy get from there to become the first Secretary of Treasury at the age of 35? Seer guts and det ...more
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stinkey and boring! i hope you never reed this!
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