The Florence Williams Public Library Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands USA Oct. 18 to Dec. 7, 2005 Wallace Williams, MALS Coordinator Further Reading/Websites Alexande r Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America http://www.alexanderhamiltonexhibition.org/ See key documents from the life of Alexander Hamilton, take a Hamilton quiz, and visit the New Y ork and New Jersey Hamilton knew on this companion Web site to The New York Historical Society's traveling exhibit about Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton: The West Indian "Founding Father" http://virignislandspace.org/Division of Libraries/cisselpaper.pdf by W illiam F. Cissel Historian, Christiansted National Historic Site, National Park Service,U.S. Department of the Interior Alexander Hamilton: "Myth, Legend, Reality" http://virignislandspace.org/Division of Libraries/cisselpaper.pdf by W illiam F. Cissel Historian, Christiansted National Historic Site, National Park Service,U.S. Departm ent of the Interior The Federalist Papers http://thomas.loc.gov/home/histdox/fedpapers.html The Library of Congress offers full text of the 85 essays that present Hamilton's famo us argument in favor of ratifying the U.S. Constitution. U.S. Citizenship and Civics Study Materials http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis M ake Hamilton proud! Visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Web site and brush up on the essential facts all Americans should know. In their Education & Resources section, the USCIS offers sample U.S. history and government questions to prepare immigrants for the naturalization test -but you don't have to be an immigrant to learn more about the United States. The site also offers printable pocket versions of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Alexander Hamilton and the Creation of the United States http://www.gilderlehrman.org/collection/online/hamilton/index.html The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has assembled s everal dozen documents and objects related to Hamilton in this online exhibit. See money from the 1780s, portraits and documents, and a draft of Hamilton's farewell letter to his wife The Federal Reserve: A History of Central Banking http://www.minneapolisfed.org/centralbankhistory/ The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis provides a brief history of central banks in the United States. American Experience: The Duel http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/duel/ Learn about politics in the early American republic and the deadly duel between Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
The Florence Williams Public Library Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands USA Oct. 18 to Dec. 7, 2005 Wallace Williams, MALS Coordinator American Experience: John & Abigail Adams http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/adams/ Explore the world of Hamilton's fellow Federalist and the United States' second president. This companion site includes an interactive map, Sites of Liberty; excerpts from the Adamses' letters describing th e revolution; Adams Unbound, a look at Adams' comments on governments and human nature, and more. American Experience: The Great Fever http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/fever/ A deadly disease took Hamilton's mother from him when he was just a teenager. Learn more about how yellow fever ravaged the colonial Americas -and discover how it was stopped. Books Adair, Douglass. Edited by Trevor Colbourn. Fame and the Founding Father s New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1974. Bailyn, Bernard. The Debate on the Constitution New York: The Library of America, 1993. Baldwin, Leland Dewitt. Whiskey Rebels Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1939. Berkin, Carol. A Brilliant Solution: I nventing the American Constitution New York: Harcourt, 2002. Bernstein, R. B. Thomas Jefferson New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Bowling, Kenneth B. The Creation of Washington D.C.: The Ideas and the Location of the American Capitol Fairfax, Virg inia: George Mason University Press, 1991. Brookhiser, Richard. Alexander Hamilton: American New York: The Free Press, 1999. Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton New York: The Penguin Press, 2004. Cunningham, Noble E. Jefferson v. Hamilton: Confrontations th at Shaped a Nation New York: St Martin's, 2000. Elkins, Stanley and Eric McKitrick. The Age of Federalism New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Elkins, Stanley. The Age of Federalism New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Ellis, Joseph J. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. Fleming, Thomas. Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America New York: Basic Books, 1999. ---. Mysteries of My Father Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2005. Flexner, James Thomas. The Young Hamilton Boston: Little, Brown, 1978. Freeman, Joanne. Affairs of Honor New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2001.
The Florence Williams Public Library Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands USA Oct. 18 to Dec. 7, 2005 Wallace Williams, MALS Coordinator Hamilton, Alexander. Writings Selected by Joanne Freeman with notes. New York: Library of America, 2001. Hamilton, Allan. The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. Harper, John Lamberton. American Machiavelli: Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy New York: Cambri dge University Press, 2004. Hecht, Marie B. Odd Destiny: The Life of Alexander Hamilton New York: MacMillan, 1982. Kline, Mary Jo, editor Alexander Hamilton: A Biography in His Own Words New York: Harper and Row, 1973. Knott, Stephen F. Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2005. Lomask, Milton. Aaron Burr New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979. McDonald, Forrest. Alexander Hamilton: A Biography New York: Norton, 1979. Miller, John C. Alexander Hamilton: Portrait in Paradox New York: Harper, 1959. Mitchell, Broadus. Alexander Hamilton: The Revolutionary Years New York: Crowell, 1970. ---. Alexander Hamilton: The National Adventure 1788 1804 New York: MacMillan, 1962. ---. Alexander Hamilton: Youth to Maturity 1755 1788 New York: MacMillan, 1957. ---. Heritage from Hamilton New York: Columbia University Press, 1957. Morris, Richard B. Seven Who Shaped our Destiny: The Founding Fathers as Revolutionaries New York: Harper and Row, 1973. ---. The Basic Ideas of Alexander Hamilton New York: Washington Square Press, 1965. ---. Witnesses at the Creation: Hamilton, Madison, Jay and the Constitution New York: New American Library, 1985. Padover, Saul. The Complete Jefferson New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1943. Randall, Willard Stern. Alexander Hamilton: A Life New York: Harper Collins, 2003. Rosenfeld, Richard N. American Aurora New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. Rossiter, Clinton. The Federalist Papers: Alexander Hamilton, Jam es Madison, and John Jay. New York: New America Library, 1961. ---. Alexander Hamilton and the Constitution New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1964. Schachner, Nathan. Alexander Hamilton New York: T. Yoseloff, 1957.
The Florence Williams Public Library Christiansted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands USA Oct. 18 to Dec. 7, 2005 Wallace Williams, MALS Coordinator Starkey, Marion. Lace Cuffs and Leather Aprons: Popular Struggles in the Federalist Era 1783 1800 New York: Knopf, 1972. Stewart, Donald H. The Opposition Press of the Federalist Period Albany, New York: State University Press of New York, 1969. Syrett, Harold, editor. P apers of Alexander Hamilton: Volume I to XXVI New York: Columbia University Press, 1979. Walling, Karl Friedrich. Republican Empire: Alexander Hamilton on War and Free Government Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1999. Weisberger, Bernard A. America Afire: Jefferson, Adams, and the Revolutionary Election of 1800 New York: William Morrow, 2000. Wills, Garry. Explaining America: The Federalist Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1981.