Alexander Hamilton and His Contributions to the Constitutional Convention
Alexander Hamilton was the one to first suggest that the Constitutional Convention be called in May of 1787, in Philadelphia. He was one of the three delegates of New York at the time (1782-83). He had a plan of government already outlined to be held over the current feeble system of the Articles of Confederation. He was a very strong advocate when it came to the government.
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Hamilton to resign from the Treasury Department. He took up his law practice in New York City once more. Hamilton never again held public office. From then on though, he did continue to put forth a powerful impact on New York and political affairs.
The American Heritage Book of the Presidents and Famous Americans, Volume 1, published by Dell Publishing CO.