Hamilton left the military in 1781

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Hamilton left the military in 1781. He had recently married Betsey Schuyler, and worked  diligently for several months to pass the New York bar exam. Hamilton served as one of  New York's most prominent lawyers in the early 1780s, and also began his political  career, serving first as a national tax agent, and then as one of New York's  representatives at the national Congress in Philadelphia. In 1786, Hamilton was chosen  to represent New York state at a national convention held in Annapolis, Maryland, to  amend the Articles of Confederation. When only a few of the delegates from the other  states bothered to attend, Hamilton called for a second convention to be held in  Philadelphia in 1787. This time, the delegates took the invitation more seriously, and  created the outline for a new government by drafting the Constitution. Although Hamilton attended most of the proceedings at the 1787 Philadelphia 
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