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The American Experience | The Duel | The Burr Conspiracy The Burr Conspiracy The soldiers from Ft. Stoddert, Louisiana Territory, captured the fugitive Aaron Burr on a February morning in 1807, on a muddy road near the hamlet of Wakefield. Burrs fall from grace seemed total. The former vice president, who had dressed
The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr by Doug Linder (2001) Never has an American trial produced such an impressive set of key players: the defendant-- Aaron Burr, founding father, Vice President, and slayer of Alexander Hamilton in their famous duel three years earlier; the trial judge--John Marshall, Chief Jus
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The American Experience | The Duel | People & Events | Aaron Burr People & Events Aaron Burr If he had been able to keep his ambition in check, Aaron Burr might have become president. Instead, he became known as the man who killed Alexander Hamilton and as one of the most notorious traitors in history. Aaron B
Historic Valley Forge Menu Home History Who Served Washington Fun & Games FAQs Visit Home | History | Who Served | Washington | Fun & Games | FAQs | Visit Who Served Here? Aaron Burr Aaron Burr was born in 1756 in New Jersey. He was the son of Aaron Burr, Sr. — the second president of Princeton as well as the gr
Aaron Burr Jr. (February September was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States serving during President Thomas Jefferson s first term. After serving as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War , Burr became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the N