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Hamilton vs. Jefferson with Observer in Sarasota

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Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024

Time: 10 am - 12 pm

Location: The Ora located at 578 McIntosh Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232

Description:  Alexander Hamilton, the often overlooked founding father, helped get the Constitution ratified, served as the first Secretary of the Treasury, was like a son to Washington and perhaps should have been like a brother to Jefferson. Jefferson fought bitterly against Hamilton, articulating a different vision of America’s future. He promoted an agrarian democracy built upon geographic expansion—an “empire of liberty.” Eventually he resigned as Secretary of State in protest.

The Speaker: Louis Masur is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of American Studies and History at Rutgers University. He is a cultural historian who has written on a variety of topics, including Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, the Founding Fathers, visual culture, and the history of Rock and Roll.

He has been elected to membership of the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Society of American Historians and has received teaching prizes from Harvard University, the City College of New York, Trinity College and Rutgers University.

Tickets: $49, click here to purchase


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