Raised as just a little boy, on the Island of St. Croix.
Unlike those guys for liberty, you were born to poverty.
taught yourself, You learned yourself, even practiced law yourself.
They called you illegitimate, still you had a regiment.
Washington’s reverence, looked up to your intelligence.
Revolution from the Crown, and standing tall at Yorktown – there’d be
a man. Alexander Hamilton.
early Congress you belonged, urging
government be strong.
Fed. Papers that you penned, today you're on the dollar ten.
got our country out of debt, tell me have you ever met – a man, like
Alexander Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton.
Today we have you to thank, for the Coast Guard and the bank.
Politics was your sport, your life was cut way too short.
He challenged you, you raised your gun, you shot the sky … but he shot
a man. Alexander Hamilton... Alexander … Alexander … Alexander …
Hamilton. Alexander. Alexander. General. Hamilton. You're on the ten!