Meet America’s Immigrant Founding Father

“No Person except a natural born Citizen …  shall be eligible to the Office of President . . .” Article II, Section 1, Constitution of the United States Many amateur historians claim those words were added to the Constitution for the specific purpose of cutting out Alexander Hamilton who was not only born in a “foreign” country, but was not well liked by his peers because he was considered too much of a “monarchist.”  We’ll straighten them out in a minute, but first let’s look at Hamilton the man. Alexander Hamilton was born out-of-wedlock on the Island of Nevis in either 1755 or 1757, and he lived there until about the age nine.  The latest research shows that he also lived with his brother and both their parents on the nearby island of St Eustatius, which had a close relationship with the early United States and was the first to
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