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Nevis: Alexander Hamilton's home economics

23 days ago   |   By The Big Issue

According to a fictionalised singing version of fourth US President James Madison, Alexander Hamilton “took our country from bankruptcy to prosperity. I hate to admit it but he doesn't get enough credit for all the credit he gave us”.
This founding father's legacy was largely forgotten until Lin-Manuel Miranda 's musical made rapping about pamphlet-writing and economic policy box-office gold.
Hamilton was born in 1755 or 1757 (the exact dates have been lost to history) in Nevis, a volcanic island in the eastern Caribbean with an area of just 36 sq miles. As any disciple of the musical...
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