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Aaron Burr - Wikipedia
26 Nov 2019 at 7:16pm
Aaron Burr Jr. was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1756 as the second child of the Reverend Aaron Burr Sr., a Presbyterian minister and second president of the College of New Jersey, which became Princeton University.His mother Esther Edwards Burr was the daughter of noted theologian Jonathan Edwards and his wife Sarah. Burr had an older sister Sarah ("Sally") who was named for her maternal ...

Aaron Burr | Biography & Facts | Britannica
5 Nov 2019 at 11:59pm
Early years and the American Revolution. Burr, the son of Aaron Burr, Sr., and Esther Edwards, came from a prominent New Jersey family and was a grandson of the theologian Jonathan Edwards.While he was still a young child, both his parents died, and he and his sister, Sarah, were ultimately raised by an uncle.

Aaron Burr - Death, Political Party & Facts - Biography
1 Dec 2019 at 5:55am
Aaron Burr was the third vice president of the United States, serving under President Thomas Jefferson as a Democratic-Republican. Burr fatally shot his rival, Alexander Hamilton, during a duel.

Biography of Aaron Burr - US History
2 Dec 2019 at 2:41am
Aaron Burr was born in 1756 in Newark, New Jersey. He was the son of Aaron Burr, Sr. ? the second president of Princeton, and was the grandson of Jonathan Edwards. He graduated at 16 from the College of New Jersey as a student of theology, but later switched his career track to study law. Burr ...

Aaron Burr - Biography and the Duel with Hamilton
1 Dec 2019 at 10:23pm
Aaron Burr is mostly remembered for a single violent act, the fatal shooting of Alexander Hamilton in their famous duel in New Jersey on July 11, 1804. But Burr was also involved in a number of other controversial episodes, including one of the most disputed elections in American history and a peculiar expedition to the western territories that resulted in Burr being tried for treason.

Aaron Burr - HISTORY
23 Aug 2018 at 3:18am
Aaron Burr?s Notorious Treason Case. In the summer of 1807, the city of Richmond, Virginia, played host to one of the most remarkable trials in early American history.

Burr?Hamilton duel - Wikipedia
21 Nov 2019 at 2:54am
The Burr?Hamilton duel was a duel fought at Weehawken, New Jersey between Vice President Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, the former Secretary of the Treasury.It occurred on July 11, 1804, and was the culmination of a long and bitter rivalry between the two men. Vice President Burr shot Hamilton, while Hamilton's shot broke a tree branch directly above Burr's head.

Burr conspiracy - Wikipedia
17 Nov 2019 at 4:42pm
The Burr conspiracy was a suspected treasonous cabal of US planters, politicians, and army officers in the early 19th century. The alleged cabal was led by Aaron Burr, the former Vice President of the United States (1801?1805).According to the accusations against him, his goal was to create an independent country in the center of North America including the Southwestern United States and ...

Aaron Burr
30 Nov 2019 at 10:03pm
Aaron Burr, (February 6, 1756 ? September 14, 1836) was the third Vice President of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson. As President of the Senate he presided over the Senate's first impeachment trial, of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase.

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