He was also instrumental in the founding of the Bank of North America – the country’s first “national” bank. Into this breach steps Haym Solomon, ready to serve in the capacity in which he is best suited – as broker to the fledgling America. The French, Dutch (through St. Eustatius) and the Spanish governments used Salomon to broker their loans helping finance the American Revolution. Robert Morris turns once again to Solomon the broker, who comes up with the vital $20,000 when the Treasury itself is empty. He was the broker who saved America.