Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was born on this day in 1755, and in 1789 he became the first United States Secretary of the Treasury. The visionary, who foresaw the need for a strong system of national government, was the primary contributor to The Federalist Papers, co-authored by James Madison and John Jay. Hamilton, who served with George … Continue reading Alexander Hamilton

Advertisements

Italian immigrants to America: Northern vs. Southern California

Northern Italian immigrants settled in Northern California, and other coal and mineral mining towns. Southern Italian immigrants to the United States settled along the East coast of the United States, and Chicago. Italians also settled in other European countries, Canada, Africa, South America, Australia and New Zealand (Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2016). Northern Italians were of the first European settlers and pioneers of the American West. By 1890, there … Continue reading Italian immigrants to America: Northern vs. Southern California