In this lesson, you have learned about Alexander Hamilton's early years, and how he used the skills that he learned then throughout his life. You will now write an essay that shares what you have learned and what you think about it.
Final Assignment Instructions
Begin by reviewing your notes. Click "My Work" above and view or print out the screen. Then:
Choose one of the topics below and write an essay.
Organize your response so that it includes at least three supporting details that you have learned from the reading passage, video, and other materials in this lesson.
Use at least three vocabulary words (or a form of the words) as part of your supporting details. For example, for the word jump, you could use jumps, jumped, or jumping.
Describe how Alexander Hamilton’s early experiences helped him in his work for George Washington during the war and later at the Constitutional Convention.
Alexander Hamilton is one of the few people who never served as president but still appears on U.S. currency. Describe some of Hamilton’s accomplishments as the nation’s first Treasury secretary, and how you think his early experiences helped him achieve these successes.