Who’s on the ten dollar bill?

Who's on the ten dollar bill?

Juliyanna McCracken, Staff Writer

Alexander Hamilton is on the ten dollar bill! Alexander Hamilton was born in 1755 in the British West Indies. Hamilton arrived in the colonies as a teenager and quickly grew accustomed to America’s way of life. According to history.com ”He was a member of the Continental Congress, an author of the Federalist Papers, a champion of the Constitution and the first secretary of the Treasury, where he helped found the first national bank, the U.S. Mint and a tax collection bureau that would later become the U.S. Coast Guard.” Later in his life he was involved in politics and played his part in scandalous events. Hamilton was also involved in a federalist movement that caused a difference in opinion between himself, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison according to history.com ”Federalist movement during the 1780s, so Jefferson and Madison now collaborated against Hamilton’s Federalist party in the 1790s.” Although we overlook some people in history we should not overlook Alexander Hamilton because he’s on the ten dollar bill!