Alexander Hamilton - The Man Who Made Modern America
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1788

July 26, 1788
By a vote of 30 to 27, New York State ratifies the U.S. Constitution, becoming the eleventh state to join the Union.


1790

July 26, 1790
The House of Representatives narrowly passes the Assumption Bill, making the federal government responsible for state debts, a fundamental plank in Treasury Secretary Hamilton's economic reforms.

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