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The Falls at the Paterson Great Falls National Park, site of the S.U.M.

An Appreciation of Hamilton’s Society for Useful Manufactures

(The following was written in celebration of Alexander Hamilton’s 262nd birthday, which occurs on January 11th.) By Nancy Spannaus Jan. 9, 2019—One appropriate way to get to know and appreciate Founding Father Alexander Hamilton’s vision and accomplishments for our nation is to get acquainted with his pioneer project in manufacturing, […]

by January 9, 2019 Commentary, History
Let the Debate on Hamiltonian Policies Begin!

Let the Debate on Hamiltonian Policies Begin!

Alexander Hamilton on Finance, Credit, and Debt Richard Sylla and David J. Cowen Columbia University Press, New York City, 2018, 345 pp. A review by Nancy Spannaus April 13, 2018—When co-author Richard Sylla presented this book at the National Archives on March 14, I immediately thought that his Alexander Hamilton […]

by April 15, 2018 Commentary
New Book Features Hamilton’s “Financial Revolution”

New Book Features Hamilton’s “Financial Revolution”

By Nancy Spannaus March 16, 2018—Economic historian Richard Sylla of New York University presented his newly published book, Alexander Hamilton on Finance, Credit, and Debt, on March 14 at a National Archives noon lecture. His thesis was a forceful argument that it was Hamilton who was uniquely responsible for the […]

by March 16, 2018 News