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Hamilton’s Achievement How did the United States change from a nearly bankrupt country with no financial system to become the center of world financial markets?
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The Founding of the American Financial System ---Hamiltonian Finance---
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The New Federal Government 1789 Congress Opens. Washington— President (Adams, Vice President, but excluded from decision making): His cabinet: Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury Henry Knox, Secretary of War Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of State Edmund Randolph, Attorney General Samuel Osgood, Postmaster General
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Alexander Hamilton First Secretary of the Treasury 1789- 1795 1755-1804 July 11, 1804, Weehauken, NJ
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Four Pillars of Hamiltonian Finance I. Coinage System II. Taxes and Tax Collection III. Management of the National Debt IV. A National Bank (proto-Central Bank)
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Coinage Act of 1792 Bimetallism Decision to abandon British system of one pound = 20 shillings = 240 pence for decimal system Coinage Act of 1792---Spanish
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