INSSAR
Alexander Hamilton Chapter
Fishers, Indiana
Indiana Society SAR
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All meetings are held 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the location specified except July 4.
        
        January 25, 2017 Fishers Library (5 Municipal Dr)
        April 5, 2017 Fishers Library (5 Municipal Dr)
President:  Matt Boone

Vice-President:  Joe Jansen

Secretary:  Kevin L. Waldroup, P.E.

Treasurer:  William Schnorr

Registrar:   Kevin L. Waldroup, P.E.

Chaplain:  Terry Johnson

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April 15, 2017 @ 10am TBD, Indianapolis, IN


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Alexander Hamilton was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher. Aide-de-camp to General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War, he was a leader of nationalist forces calling for a new Constitution; he was one of America's first Constitutional lawyers, and wrote most of the Federalist Papers, a primary source for Constitutional interpretation. He was the financial expert of Washington's administration; the Federalist Party formed to support his policies.

At the start of the American Revolutionary War, Hamilton organized an artillery company and was chosen as its captain. Hamilton became the senior aide-de-camp and confidant to General George Washington, the American commander-in-chief. After the war, Hamilton was elected to the Continental Congress from New York, but he resigned to practice law and found the Bank of New York. He served in the New York Legislature, and he was the only New Yorker who signed the U.S. Constitution. He wrote about half the Federalist Papers, which secured its ratification by New York; they are still the most important unofficial interpretation of the Constitution. In the new government under President Washington he became Secretary of the Treasury. An admirer of British political systems, Hamilton was a nationalist who emphasized strong central government and successfully argued that the implied powers of the Constitution could be used to fund the national debt, assume state debts, and create the government-owned Bank of the United States. These programs were funded primarily by a tariff on imports and a highly controversial whiskey tax.

Hamilton's intense rivalry with political rival Aaron Burr resulted in a duel, in which Hamilton was mortally wounded.

Hamilton's economic ideas, especially support for a protective tariff and a national bank, were promoted by the Whig Party and after the 1850s by the newly created Republican Party, which hailed him as the nation's greatest Secretary of the Treasury. Hamilton's policies as Secretary of the Treasury have had an immeasurable effect on the United States Government and still continue to influence it.

Hamilton's pro-federal interpretation of the U.S. Constitution was adopted by the Supreme Court of the United States which granted the federal government broad freedom to select the best means to execute its constitutionally enumerated powers, specifically the doctrine of implied powers. Many towns throughout the United States have been named after Hamilton.

The Alexander Hamilton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution was chartered February 23, 2000.

An estimated 3,500 veterans of the American Revolution are buried in the State of Indiana. The Indiana Society Sons of the American Revolution has cataloged over 2,200 such graves and posted relative information at the INSSAR on-line patriot graves registry.
 
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