Alexander Hamilton was born in the West Indies on January 11 1757 ( or 1755 ) to James Hamilton, a Scottish merchant of St. Christopher and Rachel Fawcett.
After working tirelessly to make ends meet, his mother became ill and died in 1768 at the age of 38.
Alexander enrolls at King's College ( now Colombia University
When the Revolutionary War began, Hamilton became part of the New York Provincial Artillery Company, and fought in battles of Long Island, White Plains and Trenton.
Alexander Hamilton publishes The Farmer Refuted was publishes. The Farmer Refuted was a patriotic pamphlet
In 1777, Hamilton became General George Washington's assistant.
Alexander Hamilton married Elizabeth Shuchyler Hamilton on December 14th, 1780.
Alexander Hamilton became America's first secretary of the treasury.
Alexander Hamilton died due to a duel between him and Aaron Burr, the sitting vice president of the United states at the time. The duel took place in Weehawken New Jersey.