After the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers faced a daunting problem: their competing visions to build a new nation, the likes of which the world had never seen. The book chronicles the unlikely collaboration between two conflicting men working together to protect their hard-won freedom. Yet while Washington and Hamilton's personalities often led to fruitful collaboration, their differing ideals tested the boundaries of their relationship and threatened the future of the new republic. From the American Revolution through the fractious Constitutional Convention and America's turbulent first years, this history reveals the stunning impact of this unlikely duo that set the United States on the path to becoming a superpower. 2016.