One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Owe

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Like its current citizens, the United States was born in debt-a debt so deep that it threatened to destroy the young nation. Thomas Jefferson considered the national debt a monstrous fraud on posterity, while Alexander Hamilton believed debt would help America prosper. Both, as it turns out, were right. One Nation Under Debt explores the untold history of America's first national debt, which arose from the immense sums needed to conduct the American Revolution. Noted economic historian Robert Wright, Ph.D. tells in ...

One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Owe 2008, McGraw-Hill Education, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780071543934

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